A New Sibling

A New Sibling

When a new brother or a sister arrives on the scene existing children have some adjusting to do. Generally, children between 18 months and three years old have the hardest time adjusting (children under 18 months have fewer problems because they don’t realise...
Choosing Their Own Clothes

Choosing Their Own Clothes

If you have a pre-schooler at home there’s a good chance they want to pick out their own clothes. Maybe they insist on wearing a tutu or superhero cape when leaving the house, or perhaps blue polka dot socks with a pink flower dress. It can be a fashion war...
Grandparents are Great!

Grandparents are Great!

Grandparents offer a lot more than just free babysitting! Grandparents play an important role in the lives of their grandchildren. Their significance is commonly couched in terms of the support and help they give to the parents – they’re often seen as...
I’m Bored!

I’m Bored!

Despite a dizzying array of toys and gadgets, resources and equipment, our children still come forward with the pronouncement that they’re bored (usually delivered in a pleading, whiney, sad voice). And of course, they want us to ‘fix’ it. Now, there are plenty of...