Christie Lyons is an Empath Mum. A term I have never heard of before. An Empath is someone who feels and takes on the emotions and energy of other people, situations and environments. This is not just empathy, but fully feeling these emotions and energy as if they were your very own. Read More...
When was the last time you visited the dentist? Have you taken your children to the dentist? This week is Dental Health Week, the Australian Dental Association’s major annual oral health promotion campaign. Its aim is to educate Australians about the importance of maintaining good oral health in every aspect of their lives.
I asked The Toothy Fairy, aka Samantha Byrne, a former dentist who now lectures in Oral Microbiology at the Dental School at the University of Melbourne, all about our children's oral health.
"Chiara was only 5 months old when we were told she had a stroke and as a result was diagnosed with a serious brain injury, that was thought to impede her ability to ever walk, talk or live a long life."
Natalie is the founder of Miracle Mama, a community for Mums of miracles with special needs. She is an inspiring and dedicated woman who is helping other Mums on their journey. Here is her story...
A significant loss of a father, mother, sibling or grandparents can affect a child's sense of security and trust. I caught up with Aly Walsh, author of When I Left and I will Love you Now and Forever to ask why she wrote these books and how they can help families when talking to their children about loss and grief.
It is never too early (or late) to teach children organising skills! It is up to us as parents to begin facilitating this and it is never too early or late to start! Teaching children organisation skills from a young age will not only free up your time, but allow children to gain important life skills and assist them with self confidence by feeling capable of being able to do things themselves.
The painting & hiding rocks craze has spread through the US and NZ and now VIC ROCKS want to have us Aussies on board! You have seen the recent ‘Pokemon Go’ craze go nuts, well this is a family friendly, ‘device free’ pastime everyone can enjoy!
Christmas is coming early again for the families of Australia and the happiest time of the year is about to get a whole lot Wigglier as The Wiggles this week announced the dates and venues for their annual spectacular!
In 2000, at the age of 31, I found out that I was pregnant with my first child and I couldn’t have been happier. My husband and I literally danced for joy that we were going to have a baby, a little girl, but that joy wasn’t to last long. Read Sam's story from heartbreak to gratitude here.
Not your average babysitting directory. You can order everything online these days, including 'me' time! Little Ones, dubbed 'Uber' for Nanny's is a new babysitting service due to launch later this year that provides childcare at the click of a button.
Preparing for your first little one? How incredibly exciting! In addition to the bundle of joy that is about to enter your life, there are a lot of changes you will be experiencing over the next couple of years. Having your nursery set up and ready for your little one’s arrival is just one less thing you will have to stress about once he or she is born.
Before Julie Stobo became a parent she worked on PANDA’s National Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Helpline. Despite hearing every day about the difficulties experienced by new parents across Australia, she remained convinced that her own story, once she was a mother, would be different.
Jessica Skogstad is a teacher turned author who has penned her first book called Enid and her Two Mums. I caught up with Jess to ask her about the book, her inspiration for putting pen to paper, the modern day diversity in families and how unconditional love is what matters.
I caught up with Tanya from Baby Hints & Tips to find out what’s trending in the online Mums community, to ask her what she has found (over her 6-years of running the community) is the most common questions asked and her 3 top Mum Hacks – because everyone LOVES a Mum Hack! Well, I do anyway. Makes my life sooooo much easier!! :)
Sick of asking the kids to clean their rooms, or pick up their mess? So are we! We caught up with Robyn Amott, founder of Bless this Mess Professional Organising and De-cluttering services to get some tips on how to get our children to pack up!
Today I caught up with Sandra Ifrah, a child and adolescent psychologist who is extremely passionate about educating parents and carers to keep children safe from sexual abuse. This can be a tough topic to think about, let alone speak about but I can not stress enough the importance of having these conversations with your children from a young age. Please take a listen to this important interview.
Little Rockers Radio caught up with Rachel from Kiddipedia who has launched this online resource which brings together many of the leading parenting sites (Raising Children Network, Better Health Network, CHILD, KidSpot, Birth, Essential Kids, Essential Baby, Baby Centre, Bub Hub, ABC Kids) to give you the information you need in the one spot!