Empowering Your Parenting Journey
At Thriving Families, our mission is to support parents and caregivers in enjoying their parenting journey to the fullest. We understand that raising children comes with its unique challenges, and we’re here to provide a comprehensive range of services to make the experience smoother and more joyful for your family.
At Thriving Families, our commitment is to empower parents with the knowledge and tools they need to navigate the complexities of parenthood with confidence and joy. We understand that every family is unique, and we tailor our services to your specific needs, ensuring a personalized and effective approach.
Join us on this incredible journey of parenthood, and let Thriving Families be your partner in creating a brighter, more harmonious future for your family. We’re here to make your parenting journey not only manageable but truly enjoyable.
Our services encompass a broad spectrum of parenting needs
Baby and Toddler Sleep Consultation Assistance
Tired parents can find respite with our guidance on improving your little one’s sleep patterns, ensuring both you and your baby get the rest you need.
Say goodbye to diapers with our specialized toilet training assistance, making this crucial transition a breeze for your child.
We offer effective strategies to address difficult behaviors and tantrums, creating a more harmonious family environment.
Our comprehensive parenting programs are designed to get families on the same page, helping parents build strong, supportive relationships with their children.
NDIS Continence Assessments and Therapy
Thriving Families provides assessment and therapy services for families covered under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), ensuring optimal continence care for your loved ones.
Postnatal In-Home Bundles
For those adjusting to the challenges of new parenthood, our in-home bundles offer valuable assistance and support, making the transition into parenting as smooth as possible.
Meet Amanda Carmody
BNUR, GradDipMidwifery, GradCert Child family Health, Nurse Continence Specialist Peadiatrics
I’m Amanda, the founder of Thriving Families. With a background as a registered nurse, midwife, child and maternal health nurse, and pediatric continence nurse, my mission is to help families find joy and reduce stress in their parenting journey.
At Thriving Families, I specialize in addressing common parenting challenges, from sleep issues and difficult behaviors to tantrums, toilet training, and comprehensive parent education programs. I’m here to provide practical guidance and support to parents, tailored to their unique situations.
My goal is to empower parents with confidence, ensuring they can enjoy the precious moments of their child’s growth and development. If you’re looking for experienced guidance on your parenting journey, Thriving Families is here to assist you every step of the way. Let’s work together to create a brighter, kinder future for your family.
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