Parenting is an aspect of life that is notorious for encountering challenging situations that may push our boundaries of what we may be used to in life. And yet parenting can equally be very fun and evolutionary for all.

We break down many of the common issues and situations encountered during parenting and share another perspective of how these experiences in the classroom of life (as Tanya Curtis terms it) can be approached.


Toddler Tantrums: Is my child just naughty … or are they anxious?

Tanya R Curtis explores why toddlers experience tantrums highlighting that there is a need for understanding of what they may be experiencing.
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Being a man – anxious much?

Tanya R Curtis explores how most men experience anxiety when expressing from their sensivity and shares ways we can support men with this.
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Fabic Blog Your Questions Answered July 2018

Your Questions, Answered – 02

We examine the common situation for most parents - how to stop your kids asking for things when you are out shopping.
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Fabic Blog Changing Parental Relationships

Growing Up: Changing Parental Relationships

As children grow up their needs change and parents need to adapt and be responsive to what is needed. It is important to have no ...
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Fabic Blog Supporting Our Tweens

Supporting our Tweens

It may be hard to see sometimes, but at the core of our tweens is an awesome, amazing and lovable being, not the monster that ...
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Fabic Blog Mothering or Smothering

Mothering or Smothering?

Mothering and smothering. Two very similar words in annunciation but, by geez by gingo, their meanings are polar opposite!
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Fabic Blog Toilet Training

Tips to Support Understanding During Toilet Training

Behaviour Specialist Tanya Curtis examines why toilet training can take forever for some to be successful and what can be done about it.
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Fabic Blog Holiday Season Pros and Cons

Holiday Season: The Pros and Cons

Tanya Curtis examines why for some school holidays can be a time which brings a sense of anxiety, dread and lack of structure and purpose.
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Fabic Blog Travelling Terrors

Travelling Terrors – Can We Avoid Them?

Holidays and travelling appear a great idea and, for many, it is all smooth sailing. However, for others it is an absolute nightmare. Why?
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Fabic Blog Mothers True Role

A Mother’s True Role

What is a mother’s true role? Is it to live up to the images of what it means to be a 'good' mother, or is ...
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Fabic Blog Foods and Moods

Foods and Moods

Do foods really impact our moods? Fabic Behaviour Specialist and Counselor Tanya Curtis looks into the correlation.
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Fabic Blog Fussy Feeders

Fussy Eaters and Problem Feeders

Is your child fussy about their food or presenting with eating issues? We examine what may be causing this and what may support your child.
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Fabic Blog Parent Child Romance

The Parent and Child Romance

More than anything in this world, children want to be seen and confirmed for who they truly are. This means letting go of any pictures/needs.
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Fabic Blog Smashed Pictures

Playing By My Rules

From the outset of a baby being born they are confronted with rules and expectations. The question is, are these rules harming or supporting?
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Fabic Blog Allowing Dads To Be Who They Are

Allowing Dads To Be Who They Are

What does the role of Dad ask men to be? What impact does this have on all fathers in the world? Are our expectations causing ...
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Fabic Blog Little Runner aways

Little Runaways

We examine how do you deal with children who are misbehaving in public places and explore why this behaviour may be happening.
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Fabic Blog Sibling Rivalry

Sibling Rivalry

Whilst sibling rivalry is socially accepted, it can lead to anxiety, conflict and tension. We share what the alternatives may be.
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Fabic Blog Saying Goodbye at School

Saying Goodbye at School… Harder for Child or Parents?

We examine how to deal with the tears and feelings of anxiety from the parents as they drop their child off at school for the ...
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Fabic Blog Does Lying To Children Impact Development

Does lying to our children impact on their development?

It is not uncommon for children to be lied to by their parents. These lies might seem minor but they have a big impact on ...
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