Yearly Archives: 2016

Remembering Christmas

Remembering Christmas Christmas means something different to everyone. It can be  a time of reverence and religious celebration or perhaps a chance to share time with friends and family. For many it is a time for reflection on things past and to look forward to what lays ahead.   More importantly than anything is to take…
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Helicopter Parenting

How to Hover We all want you children to be safe - thats our job as parents. But is there a point where we cross the line from being cautious and caring to overprotective? I remember clearly as a child I would stand on the back seat of the family station wagon with my brother…
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Postnatal Depression and Massage

When women and couples embark on the journey of parenthood very few would anticipate that depression would become part of their lives, but for around 15-20% of women and 10% of men it is a reality. A women's mental and physical well being are effected as a result of postnatal depression. She is often trying…
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Celebrating Fatherhood

Parenting can be tough and being a Dad has a whole set of challenges that may never have been considered or foreseen. While the mothering role is quite clearly defined by society the fathering role is more fluid and evolving. It was only a generation or so back that the Father was the breadwinner and disciplinarian.…
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