Conversations

What to do when you have different sex drives 4 min read

When it comes to solving the problem of having different sex drives without either party feeling rejected or used, there is a rather surprising and countercultural solution.

🎥 How to explain face masks to kids 1 min read

Face masks are a tool being used to protect the spread of COVID-19. But how do you explain them to children? Psychologist Collett Smart discusses some ways to introduce face masks to children and answer their questions. 

How to handle a clingy child 1 min read

Q: How do I get my clingy 19-month-old to detach from mum and a bit more onto dad? If I'm unavailable, he's fine, but I'm his preference. Dad is doing his best to meet our toddler's needs but he just...

🎥 5 plant-based protein sources 1 min read

Trying to get more protein into your diet? Discover the five best plant-based protein sources with nutritionist Amanda Muhl. 💪🏼🥦 

My kids didn't expect this after they failed to do their chores—again 3 min read

"I knew Jacob needed a consequence for his inaction, but all I could think about were the chores that awaited me, and here I was doing his simple chore on top of it!"

🎥 Easy vegan masala chai 1 min read

How to make an authentic tasting vegan chai latte and tea at home. It's the perfect weather for a warm masala chai 😍

Caring for my disabled child: "This phase won't pass" 10 min read

I have had parents say to me “well my child never tells me what happens at school anyway!”, like it’s the same thing. Don’t be that person.

🎥 What is gaslighting abuse? 1 min read

What is gaslighting and how do you know if it's happening to you? Psychologist Collett Smart discusses this form of emotional abuse and how to deal with it. 

Weaning your baby from breastfeeding and other questions: A Q&A with Annabel Karmel 5 min read

Annabel Karmel is the lady behind the toddler-friendly ready meals you find in the supermarkets. She is also the author of books on nutrition and cooking for babies, children and families. In conjunction with the release of her latest book,...

🎥 No added sugar products & artificial sweeteners for kids 1 min read

What are artificial sweeteners and what does no added sugar mean? Are they safe for kids? Nutritionist Amanda Muhl discusses which products to choose and which to avoid, and answers some frequently asked questions. 

A letter to me, the new mum 6 min read

"You’ll probably never shake off the guilty feeling that Elliott will transition fully onto formula by the time he is three months old and will always wonder if it’s somehow your fault or if you just didn’t try hard enough...

🎥 Vegan sultana and tofutti cheese rolls 1 min read

These delicious sultana and vegan cream cheese rolls are the perfect healthy snack for school lunchboxes. 🌯