Anxiety is one of the biggest issues facing parents today. At times it can feel like we are powerless to help, but there are ways to help your child manage anxiety. For a child it can be scary and overwhelming. And for parents it can be incredibly distressing to...
If you're looking for books to boost your daughter's confidence and self-esteem I've got you covered. Girls today are SO lucky to have access to a diverse range of books to help nurture confidence and self-belief. Where were these books in my day?! Non-fiction books...
There is a lot to love about “What Stars Are Made Of” by Sarah Allen. I bought it for my 11-year-old daughter and she devoured it in a day. I like to read some of the books she is reading and I am so glad I read this one. What Stars Are Made Of is a moving story about...
We have now been practising social distancing and living in isolation for over a month. Emotions in our household are up and down. Some days the girls cope with the restrictions reasonably well, and on other days they struggle. While we are all trying to make the best...
There are so many changes in our troubled world right now. The COVID-19 pandemic has thrust us into self-isolation as we navigate a “new normal”. Events have been cancelled, social outings are forbidden, and life exists mostly between our own four walls. For children,...
The relationship between a mother and daughter is powerful and unique. It is also intensely fierce and vulnerable. Personality, temperaments, experiences, hormones – all of these can affect your relationship with your daughter. Right now I am parenting...
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Michaela has been interviewed on TV, radio and in print. She has appeared on Channel 7 News, been a guest on ABC Radio Melbourne and 3AW, and has been interviewed by The Australian and Herald Sun newspapers.
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