Posted 14th July 2015 in featured news 2

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Ask any couple who have been together for a long time what is the secret to their happiness, and they invariably have an answer – often along the lines of ‘Never go to bed angry’. Michael Leunig, writer and cartoonist put it simply: ‘Love one another and you will be happy. It’s as easy and as difficult as that.’   Truly it is both easy and difficult. On one hand love is, all at the same time, an ideal, a foundation and any number of practical actions. On the other, it is not surprising that couples can end up engaging… Read more »

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Taking Temperture

People say nothing can prepare you for parenthood but this isn’t necessarily true. There’s plenty of great information on pregnancy and birth, and lots on parenting. However, there are also gaps, and information that expecting parents need to know and that, if it doesn’t get through to them, can potentially cause distress down the track. For example, there’s a big difference between parenthood and parenting. Parenting is our relationship with our growing baby or child, but parenthood is more about how we feel about ourselves as we become a mother or a father, how we feel about our partner as… Read more »

Posted 31st July 2014 in featured news 2

Taking Temperture

People say nothing can prepare you for parenthood but this isn’t necessarily true. There’s plenty of great information on pregnancy and birth, and lots on parenting. However, there are also gaps, and information that expecting parents need to know and that, if it doesn’t get through to them, can potentially cause distress down the track. For example, there’s a big difference between parenthood and parenting. Parenting is our relationship with our growing baby or child, but parenthood is more about how we feel about ourselves as we become a mother or a father, how we feel about our partner as… Read more »

Posted 28th July 2014 in featured news 2

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Ask any couple who have been together for a long time what is the secret to their happiness, and they invariably have an answer – often along the lines of ‘Never go to bed angry’. Michael Leunig, writer and cartoonist put it simply: ‘Love one another and you will be happy. It’s as easy and as difficult as that.’   Truly it is both easy and difficult. On one hand love is, all at the same time, an ideal, a foundation and any number of practical actions. On the other, it is not surprising that couples can end up engaging… Read more »