Connecting

Date Posted: 2 December 2016
Get the most out of visiting your grandchildren
When your grandchildren live some distance from you, it’s exciting to catch up. Try to prepare before your visit so you can jump into being a hands-on grandparent, and have some fun doing activities you all love.
Date Posted: 2 December 2016
Tips for travelling with teens
Travelling with teenagers can bring its own set of challenges. Give them some ownership over their activities during the trip, decide on your stance with technology, and help them learn useful travelling skills.
Date Posted: 14 September 2015
Travelling with kids: where to go?
Travelling with kids is all about the destination. Find the best spot to give yourselves maximum fun and, if you’re lucky, even a bit of relaxation. All it takes is a little planning and a touch of simplicity.
Date Posted: 8 September 2015
Working with Difference
Everyone is different, and it’s important to acknowledge and accept those differences in order to get along. This involves some cultural awareness, a positive mindset and being mindful of your own communication style.
Date Posted: 27 August 2015
The one thing you need to know about raising happy kids
Happy kids are resilient kids. There are many ways to build resilience, including setting boundaries, being a good role model, spending time together, and even letting your kids be unhappy sometimes. This resilience will set your kids up to better deal with life’s challenges.
Date Posted: 29 June 2015
Creating Community: Dealing with isolation when working from home or offsite
Working from home or offsite can be a great opportunity if you know what to expect. It’s important to continue connecting with others, get out regularly, and manage your work time so that you get plenty of downtime.
Date Posted: 29 June 2015
How to effectively manage stress at work
Workplace stress can be managed to avoid high levels that are unhealthy for you. This can be done through careful planning, self-reflection, talking to others about your concerns and taking regular breaks.
Date Posted: 29 June 2015
Living Life In Reverse: Practical tips for coping with the challenges of shift work
Working night shifts and irregular hours is challenging for your sleep patterns, social life and family time. Looking after your health and happiness when you’re living life in reverse comes down to good planning and awareness of staying connected with those you love.