Mother’s Day: The Most Important Thing a Father Can Do Is…

Mother and Father holding hands with two children in between

By: Robert Garrett

‘The most important thing a father can do for his children is…’ How would you finish this sentence? Perhaps you might say, ‘to give them a quality education’, ‘to set them up financially’, ‘to introduce them to as many extra-curricular activities as possible (sport/music/arts etc.) or maybe ‘to provide them with a good moral compass’. Continue reading “Mother’s Day: The Most Important Thing a Father Can Do Is…”

How to Help Kids Process Grief

black and white bottom half of a boy's face with pursed lips

By: Robert Garrett

When I was 7, my mum passed away. It wasn’t until some 30 years after the fact, that I was finally able to talk about her without ending up in tears. The impact of unresolved grief, particularly on the developing brain (which already functions in a highly emotive state in teenagers), can have long-term implications. I’ve known adults still struggling decades after a tragic event in their childhood. Continue reading “How to Help Kids Process Grief”