Giving Away 3 copies of “Parenting in a Digital World: Stop fighting, start connecting”

“Parenting in a Digital World:Stop fighting, start connecting” is the new book by Parent Educator and counsellor and Easy Peasy Kids associate, Martine Oglethorpe from The Modern Parent. This book takes a comprehensive look at how our ‘real world’ parenting helps determine the experiences our kids have in using technology and the online world. I love that this book focuses on understanding … [Read more...]

Unicorns aren’t real but Breast Cancer is.

This Mother's Day, I am dressing up in my unicorn onesie, putting on my runners and carrying a pink unicorn as I am participating in the Mother's Day Classic, in Melbourne and raising funds for breast cancer research. Every extra dollar I raise through fundraising goes towards vital research into the prevention and cure of breast cancer. I have the support of a great team Bust-A-Move. Although … [Read more...]

What affects child behaviour in the classroom?

As a child behaviourist, one of my favourite roles is teaching. Luckily the opportunity to visit various schools and teach in a classroom or a hall full of children has given me so many insights into a child’s world. I would like to share what I’ve seen and learnt from the children themselves in regards to their behaviour in the classroom: In my classroom I have thirty-one children. I teach my … [Read more...]


Dear PBEVENT Thank you for the huge belly laughs. Champagne coming out my nose was a bonus. Thank you for the hugs that came exactly when they were needed. Thank you for sharing your stories with me, life does throw us huge curve balls. Thank you for the one to one moments where we talked about nothing too deep and everything that hurts. Thank you for caring and checking whether I needed … [Read more...]

What one mum has learnt about emotional bullying

My daughter isn’t the typical candidate for bullying. She’s loud, funny and so confident that she doesn’t just walk into a room, she bursts in announcing her arrival. She started school this year, taking it in her stride by thriving on the social interaction and soaking up all her lessons. (Except maths: “Mum, maths is so booooring”. Wait until you get to algebra one day...) She runs into the … [Read more...]

Inside your head – Fighting to breathe

You get up. A new day. Things need to be done. Inside your head, you are fighting to breathe. You go to work. You love what you do. Inside your head, you are fighting to breathe You play with your kids, laugh and cuddle. Inside your head, you are fighting to breathe. You look happy. You help out. Inside your, head you are fighting to breathe. You have a lot to be thankful for. Inside your … [Read more...]

Easy peasy small world play

My four year old daughter loves all kinds of sensory play. In particular, she loves playing with sand, but we don't have a sand box in the back yard for her so when she does get a chance to play with it she enjoys it even more. This small world is a fun project that she and I made together using a small wooden tray as a mini sand box with some extra bits and pieces we had floating around the … [Read more...]