Lachlan Soper’s Blog

The Power of Words

The Power of Words

When people are frustrated, the go-to emotion is to verbally put others down. What happens when someone's favourite football team massively capitulates at the end of the match, or their neighbours are again loudly arguing late at night, or our political leaders...

Teaching Kids About Consent

Teaching Kids About Consent

Consent is first and foremost about giving permission for something to happen or agreeing to something. Society has become wiser over recent decades about boundaries - child protection and adult relationships are just two such areas. Teaching our children that their...

The Power of Encouragement

The Power of Encouragement

As a parent, watching your child succeed is one of the most exceptional experiences. Much of the time, most things your child says and does is worth mass amounts of praise in your eyes. Even if it's as small as finishing their broccoli or remembering to do their...