RESOURCES

NUTRITION

For the very best (evidence-ABA logobased) information on breastfeeding, visit the Australian Breastfeeding Association’s website at breastfeeding.asn.au. You may also access Live Chat, the Breastfeeding Helpline and other services from here.


MENTAL HEALTH

CALM AF:

From uptight, over thinker, to calm AF! This 12-week program designed by Naturopath, Nic Topp, helps increase your stress resilience and reduce those feelings of overwhelm, fatigue and being unsupported. Find out more about the program here using my affiliate link.


PARENTING SUPPORT

DR LAURA – AHA! PARENTING:

Whether you’re wondering how to handle a specific challenge, just figuring out your child-raising approach, or ready to tear your hair out, Dr Laura at Aha! Parenting has respectful, child-centred advice to help you to not just survive raising kids, but thrive as a family. Visit ahaparenting.com to start reading and learning!

ALFIE KOHN:

Writing and speaking widely on human behavior, education, and parenting, Alfie Kohn is the author of fourteen books and many articles. Alfie criticises competition and rewards, which has been widely discussed and debated. Time magazine describes him as “perhaps the country’s most outspoken critic of education’s fixation on grades [and] test scores. You may like to read his books such as Unconditional Parenting, or the Myth of the Spoiled Child, which are often available in libraries. Or you may enjoy his wide variety of blogs. Visit alfiekohn.org to find out more.

DR ROSS GREENE:

Children do the best they can with the skills they have. Dr Ross Greene, author of the Explosive Child, Raising Human Beings, and many other books; offers tools for parents to help understand their child’s behaviour and the messages they are trying to convey. Dr Greene encourages parents to look at their child from a different perspective, using empathy, conversation and connection. Parents are encouraged to look at their child as doing the best they can with the skills they have. Using Dr Greene’s ‘Collaborative & Proactive Solutions’ (CPS), parents support the child to increase their skill and overcome the problem/issue. Find out more about Dr Greene’s work and how to incorporate his methods in to your home at drrossgreene.com