Change and Changes! 

By Jay Anderson   This year is becoming quite different.  There are things that have changed, and things that are yet changing.  We are in the middle of a season – for those of us in Australia – its the… Continue Reading >

Teaching Kids About their Brain

Teaching kids about their brain provides them with a strong foundation as understanding how their brain works is the cornerstone of developing emotional intelligence and resilience. When we teach our kids about their brain, we need to make sure it’s… Continue Reading >

Going into battle without inciting a war with our kids

My children are part of an after-school public speaking program and are learning about the fine art of communication. After close to a year in this program my 8-year old daughter has become a master negotiator. One of her secret… Continue Reading >

The Transition Back From Daylight Savings

It has come to that time of year where the weather is cooling down and the days are getting shorter. If you are a parent, then this isn’t as much about moving towards autumn leaves and more temperate days, but… Continue Reading >

Mother’s Day 2020

Motivation takes practice, it takes dedication, and it takes time and PATIENCE. Rome wasn’t built in a day and if you are going to be successful in change – it’s going to be a life change – and that takes time. If… Continue Reading >

Avoiding the Christmas Rush when shopping for your Children

Christmas is one of my favourite time of the year but I hate being in shopping centres during November and December when the mad rush is on so I have created a system that avoids this issue.   ***You can… Continue Reading >

Everything You Need To Take To Birthing Suite

Some people have an innate ability all their life to pack lightly – and I’m unashamedly not one of them. So this article is about being totally and utterly prepared for the arrival of a baby, not partially or reasonably… Continue Reading >

Should you serve a fussy eater the same meal again after they refuse it?

Hands up if you were ever re-served the exact same meal as a kid after you refused to eat it the first time around? Hands also up, if you have thought about doing the same thing to your child when… Continue Reading >

Do You Crave Silence?

Can you work with kids yelling and screaming? Are you able to get things done when kids are playing and making so much noise? I can’t and I actually hate it. Yep, I’m a mum to three kids that cannot… Continue Reading >

Does your child need this fatigue fix?

  By Sarah Smith, Accredited Practising Dietitian www.baysidedietetics.com.au FB Bayside Dietetics Instagram @baysidedietetics Twitter #BaysideDietetic   Last year I blogged about a really important nutrient for kids, calcium. Strangely, a calcium deficiency has no side effect – it leaves you… Continue Reading >