My Big Moments works with a team of experts in child development, psychology, play therapy and neuroscience.
Practical language, ideas and strategies in the books help you handle your own real-life challenges.
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Key messages from our experts are at the back of the book to explain how kids see things differently, what they need, and provide ideas and strategies to help.
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In each story characters demonstrate practical language, ideas, activities, and strategies you can use for handling your own real-life challenges.
Kids love storytime, but there’s a lot more going on. Reading together creates perfect conditions for building brains, relationships, and resilience. Here’s how ...
Focussed one-on-one time builds strong emotional bonds.
The reading dynamic stimulates maximum brain development.
Personalised stories light up the brain. Kids can absorb and recall more information.
Child-centric stories show kids their life experiences matter.
Exposure to different scenarios acts as a safe ‘practice run’ for new experiences.
Exploring new ideas prompts important conversations between adult and child.
Quiet time together gives kids the chance to share thoughts and feelings.
Storytime helps kids wind down and relax, ready for sleep.
Personalisation is cute, but it is SO much more. It's a powerful tool to help kids learn and grow. Here’s why it’s so effective ...
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When your child encounters personalised content, they are better able to absorb the information and ideas presented.
Your child gets to be a character in the book – at the heart of the action, driving the story forward.
Empowerment and ownership
By taking the lead to problem-solve in the story, your child builds confidence around handling their own real-life challenges.
Let’s not forget, it’s fun!
Your child’s excitement at being in their own book will light up storytime. They’ll want to read it again and again!
We’re all parents ourselves and understand the need for help that is practical, accessible, and – all the better for being served up in delicious bite-sized chunks!
My Big Moments is driven by real people, bringing real-life experience to walk with you down the bumpy road of parenthood! We’ve done the research, road-tested ideas, and packaged it up through our books, blog, and social media posts so you can solve your problems before they even start.
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7 essentials for preparing a courageous schoolkid
All you want is for your child to start school with confidence so you’re not left wondering how you can be there FOR...
9 Ways to avoid 'The Cascade of Chaos'
To avoid ‘The Cascade of Chaos’ we don’t just need eyes in the back of our heads to see who’s scaling the pantry...
Book reading — Suzy Cato reads 'That's Not the Plan'
Watch Suzy Cato read That's Not the Plan on her show, Suzy's Book Corner.
Online article — How to turn parenting lemons into lemonade
Read about how to turn parenting lemons into lemonade and build resilient kids by repairing the ruptures parents create.
Book reading — Storytime with Fergie and Friends – That's Not the Plan
Watch Fergie – Sarah, Duchess of York read That's Not the Plan on her show, Storytime with Fergie and Friends.
Article — 5 Ways to Role-model Resilience (when you’re struggling)
Read about 5 ways to role-model resilience to kids when you're in the midst of coping with challenges yourself in a...
Article — Personalised books teaching the value of vulnerability
Read about how books can teach kids about 'The Value of Vulnerability' on the Children's Books Daily website in a...
Article — 'I woke up. It sounded like a freight train and the house started shaking'
Read about author, Hannah Davison's, experience living through the Kaikōura earthquake and how it inspired the My...
Magazine article — Origin story and importance of resilience with Hannah
Read the article in Woman Magazine about co-founder and author, Hannah Davison, talking about how the traumatic...
Podcast — Helping children cope post-lockdown with Hannah
Listen to author, Hannah Davison, interviewed on the Feed, Play, Love podcast with Shevonne Hunt as they discuss how...
Podcast — Turning lemons into lemonade with Hannah
Listen to author, Hannah Davison, talk about how to turn parenting lemons into lemonade on the PakMag Parents'...
Podcast — Wellness Collective
Listen to author, Hannah Davison, talk about what resilience really is, why you need to put your own wellbeing first...
Podcast — Earthquakes, divorce, resilience with Hannah
Listen to author, Hannah Davison, talk about guiding kids through big moments in life as she shares her story from...
Podcast — ABC Radio Melbourne: Baby talk with Hannah and Nathan Wallis
Listen to author, Hannah Davison, and Neuroscience Educator, Nathan Wallis, talk about the importance of resilience...
Being ‘The Emotional Catcher’s Mit’
Doing that hard, emotional labour is a role we play that can often not only be overlooked, but sometimes entirely...
6 Tips for Going Back to School
It seems like there may never be a sense of ‘getting back to normal’, but there are things we can do to create a...
5 Questions to Ask Before Your Child Starts School
How do you know if your child is really ready to start school? Here are 5 questions you can think about to help...
Separation Anxiety: Make Your Own 'Smile Stone'
If you're thinking about your child starting school, getting back to school after lockdown, moving schools, or just...
How to Tell Kids the Truth About Santa
Kids ask the curliest questions, and almost always without warning.
How to Turn Parenting Lemons into Lemonade
Making a mistake is simply that – a mis-take – an indication we need to make a course correction.
5 Ways to Start Building Resilience in Your Home
Resiliency is a big, broad term that can be thrown around with frivolous abandon these days.