10 Ideas To Encourage Effective Play-Based Learning

If you are a new parent, babysitter, or nursery teacher, you should know that playing is one of the most important ways children learn necessary educational & life skills. Besides promoting social, emotional, physical, and cognitive skills, play-based learning encourages… Continue Reading >

Why are my children so different?

A common statement I hear from parents is: “My kids are so different, it makes no sense! They share the same genes, environment, routines and parents! What makes them so different?”   My simple answer: It’s their Nature. Each child… Continue Reading >

Decluttering Your Life to Start Anew

As the world has been navigating the unpredictability of the pandemic, there is an increasing need to have hope and optimism for what the next year may bring, although there is a slight tinge of trepidation. Approaching the year with… Continue Reading >

Why swimming lessons are essential for kids and parents to feel safe and comfortable in the water

Swimming is often only thought about when the sun is out and the mercury is high, but swimming lessons should be at the forefront of parent’s minds all year-round. Throughout last summer, 86 people tragically lost their lives to drownings… Continue Reading >

Mother – The Keeper Of The Home

Every year in May we have the opportunity to honour the Mothers’ of our families. Gifts are wrapped and flowers are brought. On a Sunday morning the kitchen is alive, busy with whispers and scurry. A special breakfast presented in… Continue Reading >

The Five S’s of a Successful Introduction to Solids for Baby!

Are you excited to introduce solids to your baby? Have you been watching videos or done some reading? Perhaps you have decided to do “baby-led weaning”, perhaps you are keen to use purees. There isn’t a wrong way or a… Continue Reading >

Being Social When You Can’t Socialize

Keeping touch can be hard at the best of times. As adults our everyday lives get in the way, however for children its completely different. Children are used to being social at school and after school with playdates and other… Continue Reading >

How to prepare for a baby, 20 questions every parent should ask themselves before the new arrival.

Whether it is your first child or your fifth child, preparing for your baby often includes a lot of preparing for the material things that goes along with the nesting process, do we have baby clothes, bassinet, cot, cool hipster… Continue Reading >

Should you see a Women’s Health Dietitian?

Women’s health status is influenced by a whole range of different factors – biological, social, cultural, environmental and economic. Additionally, women have different health needs to men (as expected) due to our ability to become pregnant, menstruate and more. In… Continue Reading >

Starting School

Do you have a little one about to start school – if so, you might be talking about this and possibly even doing some orientations at the school! Becoming a school kid is a big, big milestone. It is an… Continue Reading >