Breast-Weaning – Is there ever a Right time to start Formula??

This is a tricky question First-World parents often ask, and like so many parenting issues, there is no definitive answer that is appropriate for all circumstances. ​ Some Western governments have ratified the B.F.H.I. (Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative), which has… Continue Reading >

How to sneak in lots of energy for your child.

By Sarah Smith, Accredited Practising Dietitian www.baysidedietetics.com.au FB Bayside Dietetics Instagram @baysidedietetics Twitter #BaysideDietetic   The Survivors are currently hungry. That is, reports are that the next season of Survivor is currently in filming mode. So that makes for some… Continue Reading >

When your intuition works in the real world…

When I talk to other parents about listening to your gut, trusting the vibe or energy, then see it first hand in my own life; reiterates why it is that I wish for every parent to believe and trust their… Continue Reading >

Forgiveness

If I could meet myself as I was 2 years ago and, just starting out on the single mum journey I would have said to myself  ‘where your energy goes is where your attention flows”.  Obviously, hindsight doesn’t really help… Continue Reading >

NEVER MIND THE JONESeS…. TRY KEEPING UP WITH THE KIDS!

(Simple Ways to Build Your Muscular Endurance)   Turn your back for five minutes and they’re off! You’re a parent now…. so never mind the Joneses, it’s the kids you need to keep up with, and if you want to… Continue Reading >

10 Healthy Snack Ideas for your Pregnancy

If you didn’t put too much thought into your food choices before you fell pregnant, you might be feeling a little lost when it comes to your pregnancy diet. If you were a healthy weight before you fell pregnant, you… Continue Reading >

Managing Empathy Overload: Strategies for Empaths and Highly Sensitive People

What is Empathy? “Having empathy means our heart goes out to another person in joy or pain,” says Dr. Judith Orloff. “But for empaths, it goes much further. We actually feel others’ emotions, energy, and physical symptoms in our own… Continue Reading >

Self-care is a foundation of strength as a parent

I believe that we should take care of ourselves as well as others. I don’t think taking care of others, including our kids, all the time and putting our needs and wants last is a sustainable way to live as… Continue Reading >

High Energy Diet for Kids

By Sarah Smith, Bayside Dietetics www.baysidedietetics.com.au Twitter #BaysideDietetic FB Bayside Dietetics Instagram @baysidedietetics   As a new dietitian, I remember talking to a family about a high energy diet for their child. Actually, I don’t, but I do remember what… Continue Reading >

Kid’s Birthday Ideas to Inspire Your Child’s Next Party

As soon as you organise one birthday party, it feels like next years is only around the corner. Kids grow up quickly. Each year, birthday parties present a new challenge for parents. Do you have it at home? Inside or… Continue Reading >