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Not Christian? You may still want to consider a Christian school. Here's why 1 min read

“Teachers are one of the few groups of people in society who can tell other people what to do in their discretionary time and—by and large—they obey.” 

Looking beyond the now 4 min read

When I look at what is happening right now, it's effortless to get caught in the trap of thinking there is no hope. Then things like this happen . . . 

My journey as a single dad 4 min read

"Ultimately, I had to make a choice on whether to stay focused on raising our child or mend a fractured relationship with my partner. I chose Shyvana."

How you can get through to your teenager without even talking 3 min read

Coaching our teens to help them communicate both with us and with themselves is such an important role for parents, but what do you do with a silent teenager?

How to spring clean your home naturally 2 min read

It’s not just the environment that benefits from cleaning with natural products—so does your home, health, pets, appliances and the air.

Bibs & bobs — 8 September 2019 1 min read

The secret to doing well at school | Breakthrough in postnatal depression cure | Teenager lacking independence? It could be your fault 😦 

Feminism and mansplaining: Has anything changed since 1948? 1 min read

A woman from 1940 living in the bush. Another a lawyer in today's world. Their lives must be totally different. Or are they?

How a book changed my diet 3 min read

I struggled for 15 years to become a vegetarian. Then I read this book.

The nasties lurking in your cleaning products and 4 DIY options 4 min read

Looking to start spring cleaning? While animal testing for beauty (and medical research) has been in the public eye for years, household cleaning products are often overlooked.

How you can future-proof your home for your growing family 3 min read

With toddlers, teenagers or any age in-between, you can stay in the same home and adapt it to your family's changing needs.

Tim Cahill: The best piece of advice my dad gave me 3 min read

“Becoming a dad was a shock. Before that I was just eat, sleep and focus on football.”

When can I introduce dairy to my child’s diet? 1 min read

Q: When can I introduce dairy to my child’s diet?