10 things about life with a toddler

10 things about life with a toddler

If you think you have seen it all, a toddler will probably prove you wrong. If you already parent a toddler, you’ll know what we’re talking about! Here are just a few things that you can expect from your child during the toddler years: She will leave you exhausted....

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Creating consistency in discipline

Creating consistency in discipline

Consistency in discipline is vital to create a predictable and safe environment for your child. Consistency means having a reliable response to your child’s behaviour, no matter which person is caring for your child: family member or nanny. Clinical psychologist...

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Where do babies come from?

Where do babies come from?

A negative sex education received as a child can predispose us to sexual dysfunction as an adult. Casey Blake, a registered counsellor with a special interest in sexual wellbeing, gives us some insight into how to talk to young children about sex in a healthy and...

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Dealing with Fever Convulsions

Dealing with Fever Convulsions

When a child develops a very high temperature, it is usually extremely distressing for parents. Should the fever cause a febrile convulsion, this naturally adds major stress to the situation. As a paediatrician and father, I can honestly say that knowing what to do in...

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