I Am Extra Special: Book series for parents to discuss important issues with children

Guest Post for Professional Parenting Network by Bel Messer of I Am Extra Special Children look up to us as adults to tell them the truth. When they ask us important questions, it is good for their intellectual growth to be entrusted with an age appropriate and truthful answer. This belief is precisely what led Rosie …

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Children's Behaviour: What is normal?

For those of you in The Netherlands, we hold a monthly meeting in Delft and this month, our guest speaker was child psychologist, Jet Sichterman.  No matter where you are in the world, the information she shared is relevant to parents everywhere!  Read below for a summary. Here's Jet's introduction prior to the event: As …

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Product Review: Friendship Book for Kids on The Move

I had the pleasure of meeting Petra recently at one of my Zestee Social Media School workshops.  Petra is an illustrator and graphic designer, and from the moment you open her website Happy So Lucky, you are exposed to a beautiful kaleidoscope of colour.  Have a click through on the images on the website for …

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Oprah and Deepak 21 Day Meditation Challenge starts 5 August

I have more stress in my life than I would like to.  I need to learn how to minimise this and meditation keeps surfacing as a possible solution.  Problem is, I don't seem to be very good at it!  Sitting quietly and breathing?  Me, a busy working mum with 2 small children?Especially when I write …

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Tele-Coffee: Connecting Home-Based Business Mums

As parking station fees and petrol prices continue to rise, home-based business mums feel the crunch. Staying connected to prospects and clients without the high costs of traveling for meetings can be challenging. Nearly one million home-based businesses are run in Australia. With a percentage of Australian businesses being managed by busy mums amidst economically …

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Ten Tools and Apps that keep me organised and entertained

In my constant pursuit better work family balance, I just love the potential and practicality of these amazing tools and apps that are popping up lately.   I like that getting organised and being entertained are starting to merge in tools like Pinterest....but I think that will be a whole other post... It's really handy how …

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Open Universities Australia article

Was exciting to see an article in the Courier Mail Qweekend magazine today featuring my story of study towards my Bachelor of Business.  For more information about studying through Open Universities you can visit http://www.open.edu.au/ouaforall or phone them on 1300 799 241. There is also an interview on the Today show which ran on the 4th …

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