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According to Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia (PANDA), one in seven new mothers and one in ten new fathers experiences postnatal depression or anxiety. In this latest Up Close & Personal essay, Diana Kirk shares with us her intimate experience with postnatal depression following the birth of her first son.
Published in Up Close & Personal
Saturday, 11 March 2017 16:52

The Psychology of Hair

Last weekend, while walking with my fabulous friend and her nine-year-old daughter, I was called in to "co-parent" (I love that my friend refers to me as that - such a privilege and so generous!). You see, for the first time in her life, little Miss Nine wanted to cut her very long and luscious, thick brown hair which virtually touches her bottom it's that long! The girls at school all have hair just below their shoulders and her mum worried that perhaps the only reason she wanted to cut her hair was to be like everyone else.
Published in Analyse This

Welcome to the Coping Toolkit article on strategies to assist you to manage your teenager's social media use. This is the much shorter and user-friendly version of The One About Teenagers and the Internet. Please add comments regarding any other strategies that have worked for you!

Published in The Coping Toolkit
Wednesday, 25 January 2017 14:35

Conversations on the Couch with Peta Jolley

Peta Jolley is a yoga loving, dog owning (hi Billie!), yummy mummy (hi Eva!) professional photographer. She lives life with a zest that would make lemons jealous. Peta is the creator of Dog Tails of Warrnambool, three volumes of these books have already raised thousands of dollars for the RSPCA. She loves dancing under the stars, re-enacting the moves from Dirty Dancing, as well as volunteering for Hospice in the Home. You always feel better for having spent time with her. Find her on Facebook or the Internet.