How to prepare for labour and birth

Renee Adair   We prepare ourselves for so many of life’s big transitions. Take your wedding day for example.  You seek out advice and information, you research and ask questions, you explore all of your options and most of us… Continue Reading >

Weight and Hunger for Parents

By Sarah Smith, Accredited Practising Dietitian www.baysidedietetics.com.au FB Bayside Dietetics Instagram @baysidedietetics Twitter #BaysideDietetic   Jenna is average. Jenna has a couple of kids, a dog and a mortgage.   One day, Jenna decides she doesn’t want to average any… Continue Reading >

Digital Detox

We have all heard of dry July, and I think as a whole society is seeing the benefit of this sort of fasting. Helping us to regain a balance on an enjoyable habit that is fine in moderation, but of… Continue Reading >

Goldilocks the “fussy” eater

A little girl named Goldilocks went for a walk. She came across three plates of food. The first looked like this:     It didn’t look easy. It didn’t look nice. It made her feel bored and didn’t entice. You… Continue Reading >

5 great reasons children should be doing yoga!

Did you know? It is estimated that 1 in 7 primary school-age children has a mental health difficulty, like anxiety, depression and behaviour problems, but only 1 in 4 gets the help they need. Certain risk factors present before 6 months… Continue Reading >

Is this even possible? 

I’m a working mother, I work 4 days a week and have had my job for 6 years. After both of my children I returned to work relatively early (7 months). Working gives me balance and purpose. Plus, I like… Continue Reading >

Finding Balance and Time for Activity

During pregnancy, your body goes through changes that have to be experienced to be believed. Building a human body requires a huge amount of energy and of course results in a whole lot of mental and physical change. The hormonal… Continue Reading >