Abbey McKenna

Chaotically organised, energetically tired, beautifully dishevelled, erratically in control mother of 5 children and a rescue dog. Abbey is the Chief Editor for The Parenting Co a teacher, visible learning coach, environmental rehabilitation business owner and NLP practitioner; but her claim to fame is having the best taste in music and the hippest Mom dance moves you have ever seen.

Abbey McKenna

How to Start Potty Training: A Guide to Potty Training

Potty training or toilet training is one of those parenting things surrounded by questions, tips, tricks, and hacks. Here are some questions a lot of parents ask when beginning to potty train their children: When to start potty training? How to start potty training? What is potty training? What are some potty training tips? What …

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Organisation and Productivity Increase When You Free Up Time and Reduce Stress

Could you do with a few extra hours a week? How do you free up time as a parent? Do you have any free time at all? Are you a stressed parent? Do you have routines that work? How does thinking about your daily schedule and family routines make you feel? We are already busy with …

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Father’s Day 2019 Gift Ideas for FIFO Dads and Dads That Work Away

Father’s Day 2019 is just around the corner, and it is about this time that mums, kids, and families begin putting their heads together and looking for the perfect gifts to give dad. Dads are amazing. They can be masculine when they need to and wipe away tears when the situation calls for it. They …

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What Is Tongue-Tie? Does My Tongue-Tied Baby Need A Frenotomy?

What Is Tongue-Tie? Tongue-tie or ankyloglossia is when a baby is born with the lower tongue tissue (frenulum), connecting your babies tongue to the bottom of the mouth, shorter or thicker than usual. Tongue-tie can have some implications for your baby and yourself, especially if you are breastfeeding. It can be fixed with a procedure …

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Useful Strategies to Deal With a Controlling Ex

Note: For this article, we will be providing strategies for dealing with an ex who is controlling or ‘not so easy.’ These strategies are useful for dealing with both your ex or your partner’s ex.   I get it! Your intruding, toxic ex can make you feel like you are spiralling out of control. You may …

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