How was school today?

As we send our children to school we trust learning is taking place, and it is. But how do we know? The conversations we have with our children are imperative to building partnerships between school and home, and connecting in… Continue Reading >

Why Environmental Education is Important for Kids

By Louis White Spending time with nature will make our kids more active and attentive, but there’s so much more they can learn beyond just a love of the outdoors when we delve a little deeper into environmental education. It’s… Continue Reading >

Lunch Boxes for Fussy Eaters, why bother!

Does it matter if they do not eat what is in their lunch box? Is variety really that important? Let’s face it, preparing school lunch for your fussy eater is not one of the joys of parenting. In fact, the… Continue Reading >

Children Learn How to Have Adult Relationships from Observing their Parents

For many couples, Valentine’s Day may just be another Hallmark Day, yet to others, it is a day that they can choose to make their partner feel particularly special and model to the children the attitudes and behaviours that they… Continue Reading >

The critical item missing from your ‘Back to School’ Checklist

Whether you’re super organized, or like me, tend to leave everything until the last minute, there is a universal list of tasks, that every parent needs to achieve before their kids start back at school. Whilst individual requirements will vary… Continue Reading >

Making sandwiches great again

By FIAFitnation Head Nutrition Trainer and Nutritionist Sophie Scott   Since Atkins and keto arrived on the scene, carbs have been copping it and the humble sandwich was one of the first items on the chopping block. Yet it’s hard… Continue Reading >

Simple Steps to ESCAPE the ‘Summer SWELL’

We often hear people talking about how easy it is to lose weight during the summer months (because we supposedly eat ‘lighter’ and get a little more active).… but for some of us (and our kids), summer can have the… Continue Reading >

How education can help your child live their best life.

Education is a funny thing. Immediately when people hear the word the first thing they  think of school. For some this can trigger bad memories of failed exams and teachers who yelled in class. For others its about playground antics… Continue Reading >

Beating the Dreaded Nanny-Xiety

None of us find it easy. In fact, most of us describe going back to work and finding THE RIGHT Nanny for our family as one of the most nerve-wracking, nail-biting and unsettling things we’ll do as a parent to… Continue Reading >

Surviving Party Season with Fussy Eaters

We all know how crazy the party season gets!  Would you love to feel at ease with what your kids are eating over the holiday season?  Navigating party season confidently for kids (let alone working out what to eat) means… Continue Reading >