The Scrapbook

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 shelves for the chippies, we also need eyes fixed on the horizon to see what’s coming that could possibly become a problem.

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Online article — Personalised kids books helping parents handle the hard stuff

Read about how the My Big Moments range are the 'Personalised kids books helping parents handle the hard stuff' in a guest post by Hannah Davison for Kids on the Coast.

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Online review — My Big Moments series by Hannah Davison and Flicka Williams

Read the full review of the My Big Moments book range by Rebekah Lyell from NZ Booklovers. 

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Online article — Picture books set to help children cope with trauma

Read about why My Big Moments won an AMP Dare to Dream national scholarship for picture books designed to help parents guide children through difficult experiences in an article on Stuff by Alex Loo.

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TV Interview — Hannah Davison and Flicka Williams launch personalised picture books for kids

Watch co-founders Flicka Williams and Hannah Davison interviewed on The Daily Edition for Channel 7 talk about launching My Big Moments and what inspired them to make books to help kids get through real-life challenges and milestones.

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Online article — Folks We Love with Hannah Davison and Flicka Williams | Co-Founders, My Big Moments

Read a Q&A with co-founders, Flicka Williams and Hannah Davison on Your Zen Mama about why they started My Big Moments, what creativity and parenting looks like for them, and how they handle stress and challenges in their own lives.

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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 blog written by My Big Moments author, Hannah Davison.

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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 experience of the Kaikōura earthquake and the events that happened afterwards inspired the My Big Moments books series to help children through challenges and events in their own lives.

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TV Interview — Seven Sharp origin story with Hannah and Flicka

Watch co-founders Flicka Williams and Hannah Davison interviewed on Seven Sharp with Rachel Parkin to talk about why they created books that are the handbooks all parents need to tackle real-life challenges with children.

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Podcast — Parenting and business with Flicka

Listen to co-founder and designer, Flicka Williams, talk about how to juggle parenting and building a business with Josh Rimmington on the Parenting Plus Business podcast.

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Podcast — The ups & downs of building a custom made business with Flicka

Listen to co-founder and designer, Flicka Williams, talk about the ups and downs of building a custom-made business as she talks to Suz Chadwich on The Brand Builders Lab Podcast.

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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 earthquakes to divorce with Shevonne Hunt on the Feed, Play, Love podcast.

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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 for kids and how the My Big Moments book series came into existence on the ABC Babytalk podcast with Penny Johnstone.

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Podcast — The Juggling Act podcast with Hannah

Listen to author, Hannah Davison, talk about living through the Kaikōura earthquake and how it inspired the My Big Moments book series to help kids through their own difficulties

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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 unrecognised. But, the demand on our emotional, mental and physical resources is very real. There’s a reason we sometimes feel exhausted with nothing left to give. 

 

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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. Seeing mistakes as failures can grind us to a halt, but seeing them as course corrections keep us looking, and moving forward.

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The Question We Always Get Asked …

'How did you come up with the idea'? Well, it all started in Spring 2016 with a looong lunch. I (Hannah – that’s me, your Chief Apostrophe Wrangler) was in Sydney for a writing course, so Flicka and I locked in time to sip a little cool rosé, over the warm sands of Bondi ...

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