21 Days to a Happier Family

From my Catholic Weekly column. Dr Justin Coulson is a regular contributor to the popular parenting website, Kidspot, and is regularly interviewed on the Sydney Christian radio station 103.2 for his tips on parenting toddlers to teenagers. His latest book, 21 Days to a Happier Family, is for parents who are looking for help with…

The most powerful drug the world has ever seen?

From my Catholic Weekly column last week. We have a three-year old boy and so every day my husband and I are reminded that three year olds are the sweetest, funniest, craziest, and most loving human beings in the whole world. Isaac makes the most of being the baby of the family, but he often…

A second week in hours

I’m currently tracking my time to see how I’m spending my 168 hours each week and what I can do to use them a bit better. A few of my Facebook friends are doing this at the same time. You might also like to try it for yourself and see what insights you get from…

Apples and lollipops

This kid. He is the youngest of five and knows very well that his is a privileged position. We both love the days that he’s home from preschool and we hang out together. These are the days he tells me, “Mummy, it’s just you and me and a cup of tea.” He was sick with…