Special Occassions

Have a Safe and Happy Easter
Happy Easter You would have noticed that this week there was no post on Monday. Well that’s because I wanted to save it until today! I wanted to wish you all a happy and safe Easter.   Some of you will be with your kids, enjoy the day and the joy that it brings for them. It can be easy to for...
Preparing for Christmas now
Preparing for Christmas Today we are talking about preparing for Christmas - before you starting yelling at the computer screen hear me out.  What I want to see is that at the end of the year you are prepared for Christmas at the end of the year.  I don't want you to struggle with all of the added...
It's your ex's birthday ...
This week we are talking about birthdays and in particular Your ex’s birthday Yes I know you are no longer in a relationship and I am not suggesting you continue to celebrate each others birthdays; this is about how your children celebrate and perceive their parent’s birthdays (i.e. your ex's bi...
Diane Viola's tips for enhancing Christmas
Tips for Enhancing Christmas Diane Viola - Relationship & Family Coach Recently I had the pleasure of speaking with Diane Viola a Relationship & Family Coach based on the Gold Coast.  Diane does some fantastic work with families and children experiencing separation and divorce.  Part of th...
Christmas Day - How are you celebrating yours?
Christmas Christmas is only a few weeks away now – and today we are going to talk about how to organize Christmas Day. If you have parenting orders in place then this may not be relevant for you but if you don’t have orders in place then here are some options for you to consider when organizing ...
Christmas Concerts and Co parenting
Christmas Concerts! Welcome to Our Children Australia – I can’t believe that we are already starting to talk about Christmas (and Christmas Concerts) and in fact Christmas  are just around the corner! So in the spirit of the season we know that our children will be putting on Christmas Concert...
School Holidays
It's hard to believe that school holidays are almost here! School holidays are going to be here before we know it. This is the last September/October school holiday, our last two week period before the upcoming six week school holiday period at Christmas time. So now is the time to start thinking ab...
Happy Mother's Day
This Sunday as many of you will know is Mother’s Day here in Australia. Happy Mother’s Day to all of you mum’s out there. What we want to talk about this week is what is going to happen for you on Mother’s Day. Some of you may be lucky enough that you are spending the day with your children ...