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“Emotional spellchecker” gives families a lifeline
May 13, 2020

Jodie Powell recently interviewed Julie Newman about Toppako and how it is helping families during the COVID-19 outbreak. Their conversation was…

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Sending message to group of people
Get on board and create a group!
March 2, 2019

Toppako and groups Difficult or broken relationships affect all of us at some point.  It could be a family member who…

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Kids and ugly parenting on game day
Ugly Parenting – a weekend taboo!
February 28, 2019

A Saturday spent on the sidelines at children’s sporting games has become a quintessential part of Australian culture.  Clubs with lots…

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families; communication; family; parenting; messages
There is a better way!
February 27, 2019

Why Toppako? Toppako was created by a group of friends who have seen how messages are contributing to the break down…

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Toppako Traffic Light System
Stop! Is your message “red”?
November 8, 2018

How we use traffic light colours When you are in control of a vehicle on public roads you rely on traffic…

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5 tips to help your pet during a separation
November 1, 2018

Pets and separation Like it or not, family pets are our best friend. You probably shared a secret or two with... Read More
Communication does not need to be difficult. Read this article to uncover some tips to communicate better.
Toppako. Why connecting ‘right’ is important enough to take action
October 25, 2018

Toppako. It’s an unfamiliar word isn’t it, so the first thing we would like to do is explain what it means,…

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Emotional fitness in relationships
Emotional fitness and communication in relationships
October 15, 2018

Communication does not need to be difficult Communication is a significant building block to any effective relationship, whether it’s with an…

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Toppako conversations
Negative Communication Affects Teachers, Students and Parents
September 28, 2018

This month, a private school principal took the bold step of declaring “a tough stand against abusive and threatening parents” (The…

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Kid - Toppako - Communication
Negative conversations can affect your kids
September 12, 2018

Couples separate and get divorced for a range of reasons. It’s no secret that emotionally charged situations become more difficult when…

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