This ONE Simple Tip Will Improve Dinner Time with Kids Forever!

There are two little words that instil a sense of dread in almost every parent with young children. In any other scenario, these two unassuming words are often a welcomed phrase. But in a household with babies, toddlers or children, they invariably describe a daily battle ground where tantrums abound and tempers are lost. Two little words. Dinner time. It … Continue reading This ONE Simple Tip Will Improve Dinner Time with Kids Forever!

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Making Memories in the Tasmanian Wilderness

It was one of those special days. The kind where the people you love the most are all around, ready to spend the day together. The kind where the sun seems to be shining just for you. An idea was planted, a course was selected, and a determined group of eight set out for a day in … Continue reading Making Memories in the Tasmanian Wilderness

What I Tell My Children About Their Father’s PTSD

Forward: Our life literally changed forever when, in 2011, my paramedic husband was diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). As a result, he is no longer able to work in any profession that may trigger his symptoms, and unfortunately many aspects of day-to-day life cause him intense anxiety. Speaking with children about illness (in our case, mental … Continue reading What I Tell My Children About Their Father’s PTSD