10 reasons to keep your twins and multiples in the same class, and 10 reasons to separate them!

To separate twins and multiples at school or not is one of the biggest decisions multiple birth parents face when their children start school.   Obviously in some cases the decision is taken out of your hands, such as if the… Continue Reading >

Preparing For School When Your Child Has Allergies

Starting school is a big step for any child. Add food allergies to the mix, and it can make parents feel extremely anxious. However, remember there are hundreds of children who attend school with allergies successfully with no incidents. Managing allergies at school… Continue Reading >

9 Tips for Going Plant-Based this World Vegan Day

Curious about plant-based eating? It’s World Vegan Day on Wednesday 1 November so what better time to up the veggies and see what all this plant power is about. If you’re not sure where to start, or how to make sure you… Continue Reading >

The best family outdoor activities for Father’s Day

It’s that time of year again. Father’s Day has crept up and with it comes the age-old question of what to get dad. If you’re stuck and are looking to treat him to a different experience, a fun family outdoor… Continue Reading >

What Happens to our Bodies and Brains Without Sufficient Sleep

By Dr. Harvey Karp   Not getting enough ZZZs does more than make us groggy and grouchy—it greatly impacts our physical and mental health…and our ability to parent. Whether you’ve got an infant snoozing in a cot at your bedside—or… Continue Reading >

Save Money and Reduce Your Environmental Impact with Secondhand Shopping

With families feeling a pinch in their wallets due to the rising costs of living, it’s more important than ever to find ways to save money. One such method that has gained a lot of popularity in recent years is… Continue Reading >

5 things you need to know before buying and using a learning tower

Did you know that there is not yet a Safety Standard in Australia for learning towers? This means that it is vital for those purchasing a learning tower to be aware of the quality and make of the tower. It… Continue Reading >

We are talking about snakes!

Those slippery little suckers that make most of us squirm! As the weather starts warming up we find more and more reports of snakes popping their heads out and potentially biting a loved one. So when we are talking about… Continue Reading >

MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY

There are a number of different types of Muscular Dystrophies. Most of the research into exercise and neuromuscular conditions has focused on Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and Becker Muscular Dystrophy. This factsheet provides a general overview of benefits for neuromuscular conditions…. Continue Reading >

Children and Technology

In the age of technology and social media, children and adolescents are now less likely to be physically active. Research has indicated that living a sedentary lifestyle (e.g. not being physically active and playing video games or watching television) can… Continue Reading >