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Mother and daughter laughing Healthy relationships How family plays a part in your story Family makes up part of who we are. But sometimes, life’s random twists and turns make it easy to lose family connections – and ultimately, this can mean losing connection with ourselves. Sasha Lynn Author Dr Sasha Lynn Clinical Psychologist
A mother and daughter in the garden Healthy relationships Is simplicity the key to stronger families? Instead of cramming more into your family life, we look at the benefits of doing less. Danielle Colley Danielle Colley Blogger
A grandfather and grandson sitting on a couch reading a book together Healthy relationships The school project that brought the generations together What started out as a school project turned into a lesson of connection, love, and family. Danielle Colley Danielle Colley Blogger
Two female friends connecting with their kids Healthy relationships Finding a new way to connect with best friends What happens when two bloggers go head to head with their families over some old fashioned competitive outdoor fun? Read on to find out. Kayte Murphy Kayte Murphy WoogsWorld Blogger
Chantelle's family Healthy relationships A ride to remember “Fat Mum Slim” blogger Chantelle Ellem opens up about how a little leap of faith turned out to be one of the best decisions she’d ever made. Chantelle Ellem Chantelle Ellem Blogger
A couple linking fingers facing a graffiti wall Healthy relationships Remember me? The importance of 'date' time away from your kids With Valentine’s Day on the way, busy mother and blogger Beth MacDonald shares her tips on keeping the romance alive all year round. Beth MacDonald Beth Macdonald Blogger
A mum outside in the garden with a toddler by her side Healthy relationships The one simple way to reconnect with your family For many of us, spending more time with family is high on our priority list. Baby Mac shares one easy tip that might help you reconnect with your family. Beth MacDonald Beth Macdonald Blogger
A family laughing and cuddling together Healthy relationships Eight ways to take ten with your family Even though my kids are getting older and becoming more independent, it's still important for us to be a team. Here are eight ways my family likes to connect with one another. Kayte Murphy Kayte Murphy WoogsWorld Blogger
A family walking hand in hand Healthy relationships A family adventure to the cricket Heading to the cricket with three children under five may sound crazy. But this summer I thought why not give it a go and see if it was a great way to connect with my family. Here’s what I learnt… Chris Pavey Chris Pavey Writer
Healthy relationships Seven ways to connect with your family Many people look forward to the holiday season so they can spend quality time with their families. But if you’ve found that by day three, everyone is in their own room or glued to the TV, you may find these suggestions helpful. Maddie Graham Maddie Graham Writer & Content Partner
Darren Lehmann at home with his children Healthy relationships Darren Lehmann on the importance of family time There’s a lot of travel when you’re the coach of the Australian cricket team, so family time becomes more precious than ever. Danielle Colley Danielle Colley Blogger
A mother piggybacking her son at the beach Healthy relationships Five reasons why family time is important Families are like gardens; the more you water them, the more spectacularly they may bloom. Here are five reasons to connect with your family today. Danielle Colley Danielle Colley Blogger
A mother and a daughter holding hands Healthy relationships How families can stay connected as the kids get older Trying to find family time when we’re all so busy can be tricky. Here are some tips on how to connect with your teens, even when they might pretend they’re too cool for Mum and Dad! Sasha Lynn Author Dr Sasha Lynn Clinical Psychologist
A happy family sitting together on the couch Healthy relationships Family time: clocking up the benefits Most of us know the value of spending time with the family, but sometimes it can feel impossible to find the time to connect with one another. We look at the benefits of family time, and how much we really need to make to be together. Sasha Lynn Author Dr Sasha Lynn Clinical Psychologist
a group children together playing a game Healthy relationships Playing games with kids: why it's more than just a bit of fun While some parents may dismiss games as a bit of a time waster or just for fun, games can actually provide much more for a child’s development. Not to mention they can be a great way for families to spend time together and connect. We explore the importance of playing games with our kids. Sasha Lynn Author Dr Sasha Lynn Clinical Psychologist
The Australian Cricket team with Team Family Healthy relationships Team Family vs. Australian Cricket Team When the Cooper’s met the Aussie cricket team, they put the ‘quality’ into quality time. Danielle Colley Danielle Colley Blogger
A family in the loungeroom Healthy relationships Keeping conflict out of parenting Conflict is a normal part of life and a natural part of relationships, particularly when there are differing personalities. Add to the mix, the challenge of raising children who often test the boundaries, or engage in conflict with each other, and it’s easy to understand why parents often feel stressed. Here are some tips to help you keep conflict out of parenting. Chris Pavey Chris Pavey Writer
A family with their camping gear walking along the beach Healthy relationships Families who camp together It may not be glamorous, but camping is a great way to escape the buzz of ‘the everyday’ and share quality time with your family. Here are nine benefits to connecting with nature, and heading off on a camping trip. Susannah Hardy Susannah Hardy Writer