Children

What would Mama Bear do

What would Mama Bear do?

Written by Claire Dunkley aka ‘Mama Bear’ from Cluzie Clinic I have found since becoming a mother that my view on things has somewhat changed.  Of course I want to be the best mother possible, and sometimes I look to nature and animals as a way to live my best mumma-life. The Mama Bear is innately protective of her cubs…

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Through the eyes of a child

Through the eyes of a child

How to talk to kids about disabilities Written by Lisa Cox The innocence of children can be both charming and a little unnerving at the same time, especially if you’re the parent. While many people prefer their children not blurt out phrases like “mummy, why is that lady in a wheelchair?” when you’re in a public place, there’s a very…

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Top Tips To Support Kids

Top Tips To Support Kids’ Maths Study In 2021

Written by James Burnett After the challenges of 2020, entering the 2021 school year feels like a restart where parents can make a conscious effort to make the first term count. One of Australia’s leading mathematics educators and authors, James Burnett, offers his top tips for learning maths. What’s great is that you can implement these at home to help…

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Can Children Play Too Much

Can Children Play Too Much?

Written by Sarah Milano According to the World Health Organization (WHO), children from the ages of five to seventeen should engage in sixty minutes of physical activity every day. Not only should they be active, but according to the WHO’s guidelines in “Physical Activity and Young People,” these children should engage in “moderate” and “vigorous” activities[1].  Physical activities should actually…

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A Support Community

A Support Community

Helping You Do It All Written by Rachel Allan, marketer, coach, author and mum. We are not designed to be able to do it all – alone. Being a present mum, domestic goddess, super business women – none of it. Super-mum is a myth and kept alive by others highlight reels on social media. When you believe you need to…

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Staying Mentally Healthy

Staying Mentally Healthy in Parenthood

Written by Nikki Cox When you become a parent, something fundamental shifts inside of you. Every fibre of your being is devoted to learning how to parent, and how to do it to the best of your ability with each challenge that comes along. You give up large parts of yourself to nurture and care for your children; mentally, emotionally,…

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Teaching Children to Value

Teaching Children to Value Time

Written By Casey Castro In the modern world we live in with technology so readily available, it can be hard to hold our childrens attention for very long. Especially with games being so bright and colourful and technology being so easy to use in their little hands. Children (and adults) of all ages love the pull of a device. They…

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Creating Balance in

Creating Balance in Parenthood

Written by Nikki Cox Being a parent is a complex, overwhelming and sometimes stressful experience that requires a lot of constant juggling of different priorities in life. This juggling act can often leave you feeling inadequate, out of control, depleted and defeated. But when you achieve a sense of balance as a parent, this allows you to feel happy and…

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Power of Play

Using the Power of Play

To Boost Self-Esteem Written by Clint Bauer According to Albert Einstein “Play is the highest form of research” and he isn’t wrong, but I also believe that play is an extremely useful tool when it comes to boosting children’s self-confidence and self-esteem, which will better equip them to handle challenging situations in the future such as peer pressure and bullying.…

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Cultivating Internet Safety

Cultivating Internet Safety in our Youth & in our Homes:

Working from the Inside Out  Written By Camille Lucy Technology has become part of the norm in our households, in our business and personal lives and even in the lives of our children: in school, and at home. It would be near impossible to sterilize your home and family from the internet, some form of social media, smart devices or…

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Maximise Your Child’s Talents

Written by Dr. James Zois Ever noticed how easily some people can learn new skills? I’m sure you’ve heard the expression “he’s just a natural.” But perhaps the answer is not as simple as you think. Perhaps it has more to do with the type of learner you are and less to do with “your natural ability.” Let me explain…

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Benefits Of Kids Participating In Sports

And Extra-curricular Activities Written by James Zois Active kids are smarter kids We know that physical activity is an important ingredient in staying fit and healthy. But did you know that learning piano, martial arts, tennis, guitar or other activities can make you smarter? That’s right, research suggests that by learning new skills you can improve your brains neural functioning.…

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Easy Ways to Activate Your Kids

Towards better health Written by Cherie Rivas Our children are so full of amazing potential…. each of them with their own unique talents and special gifts to bring to this world…. but the unfortunate and undeniable truth is though, that our ever-increasing sedentary lifestyles, are not only putting our own health at risk, but also the health (and longevity) of…

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How to Get Kids to Help Around the House More

Written by Jane Wilson. Making kids clean may seem like the hardest job, ever topped only by breastfeeding. It is, indeed, at least most times. It all comes down to your child’s character, your own persistence and lots of patience. It gets easier with time but teaching children this useful habit is not an overnight process. It takes years of…

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