kids resilience

How to Help Your Kids Solve Problems

Mr 7 brought home a little booklet titled, 'When I have a problem I can...'  I was thrilled no end.  We talk a lot about solving problems at our house as it's a skill I want my kids to develop early in life.

5 things I've learnt about risky parenting

5 things I've learnt about risky parenting

We started with our six hour car trip extending to twenty five hours. Traffic drew to a standstill on the Hume Highway and after an hour or more we were diverted 300 km around a grass fire. The delay meant an unscheduled overnight stay in a border town and when the journey resumed the next morning hubby and I caught our breath as the trailer lost its axle and both wheels at 110 km per hour.