3 mistakes to avoid this new school year 3 min read
What you do right now will determine what the year will be like for you. These are the things to avoid.
🎥 5 mental health tips for the end of the year 1 min read
Psychologist Collett Smart discusses the importance of mental health and wellbeing at Christmas time and suggests five ways to look after your mental health. The festive season is meant to be a time of joy, but for many people it...
🎥 Social media use at Christmas time 1 min read
Parents frequently ask how to set time limits on social media or monitor their child's use of social media.📱But should parents limit teenagers use of social media during the festive season? Psychologist Collett Smart discusses the positives and negatives of...
🎥 How to keep Christmas preparations realistic 1 min read
Knowing how to prepare for Christmas and balancing your emotional wellbeing during this time can be tricky. The holiday season is the busiest time of the year, especially for mums. With the added pressure of Covid-19, this year's Christmas might...
"I couldn’t enjoy my baby" 3 min read
As a brand new parent, I had barely a day of holding Hunter before I quickly became terribly concerned about his health.
🎥 3 tips for self-compassion 1 min read
Research shows that our harshest critic is often ourselves, therefore, developing a sense of worth for yourself and ignoring self criticism is extremely important for your mental health and wellbeing. Psychologist Collett Smart discusses self-compassion and provides three tips to...
🎥 Types of friends your child should avoid 1 min read
Friends and friendships are a major part of your child's life. 👭But what type of friends are there and what types of friend relationships should my children avoid? Psychologist Collett Smart discusses how to protect your child from toxic school-age...
The hidden danger men face—and how you can help 7 min read
Did you know that suicide rates in men are three times higher than for women, and are a leading cause of death in young men globally?
🎥 Helping your child with separation anxiety 1 min read
Is your child experiencing separation anxiety? From the first day of school to leaving a caregiver, children can experience separation anxiety. Learn the early symptoms and how to conquer anxiety in your child.
🎥 How to avoid shame-based parenting 1 min read
Are you shaming your child? Many parents are unknowingly shaming their children, and this can result in negative long-term effects. Shame-based parenting is when a parent gives a child a negative image about themselves, rather than about the impact of their...