Parenting dilemmas: When can I leave my child home alone?

14 September, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Staying home on their own is a rite of passage for kids growing up, but how do you know if they are ready?


How to help your child break their video game addiction 

10 September, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

Many parents grapple with how to get their kids off devices – and gaming addiction can be particularly troublesome to youngsters and their families. 


Help, my child is afraid of the doctor!

12 June, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

If your child has a meltdown when it’s time to see the doctor, there are ways to soothe their anxiety and make it a smoother visit.


7 ways to get your child ready for school camp

11 May, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

Going to camp is an exciting milestone in school life, but can be met with some anxiety. With a little prep, you can help ensure your child is up for…


Guilt-free screen time for kids – it is possible

20 February, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

With the right approach, digital devices can be used by both kids and parents in a positive way.


Why are kids getting so anxious?

30 January, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

Screen time and family breakdowns are among the contributing factors but is anxiety in children really soaring, or are we just getting better at diagnosing it?


How to help your child through puberty

29 August, 2018 . by Sarah Fennell

If you’re dreading your child reaching puberty – or perhaps they already have – these tips will help you through.


How to successfully manage technology use in the family home

7 May, 2018 . by Sarah Fennell

Technology might be making our lives richer and more accessible but it also means we’re now spending more time with our devices than our loved ones. Dr Joanne Orlando, a…


How to talk to your kids about important issues

2 May, 2018 . by Sarah Fennell

There’s no doubt about it – raising kids is one of the most rewarding jobs in the world, but as every parent, carer and support person will tell you, also…


The House of Wellness TV – Episode 24

29 April, 2018 . by Sarah Fennell The House of Wellness - Episode 24 In this week's episode, the team take a step back in time to discover the power of yoga, looking at why this...