How technology can help educate kids

While there is a lot of stigma around screen time for children having a negative impact on their learning, it is absolutely undeniable that technology is an integral part of our society and vastly embedded into our culture. According to Youthrive Speech Pathologist, Freeda… Continue Reading >

How to Sleep Well with Technology (Infographic)

You’ve probably heard of some useful gadgets and products that are aimed to help with sleep problems. But have you wondered whether all these innovations in sleep technology are just a fad or a true necessity? In today’s world, we’re surrounded by… Continue Reading >

Helping Your Child Write

One thing I often hear as a teacher is the difficulty of getting reluctant writers to write. Unfortunately, despite all the advances in technology, writing is still a very important skill to learn, however, for our children, writing isn’t as… Continue Reading >

Leading By Example

by Sam Wood Most people know me as the health and fitness expert but what a lot of people don’t know is that my passion for fitness extends well beyond adults. In 2007 I founded Gecko Sports, Australia’s first ever… Continue Reading >

How to prevent technology creating a generation of hunchbacks

By Anthony Turri, a qualified Remedial Massage therapist, Exercise Physiologist, Sports Coach, Personal Trainer and National Program Manager of Remedial Massage at Endeavour College of Natural Health   With the introduction of technology at preschool and kindergarten, a remedial massage… Continue Reading >

How Technology Helps Educate Children

Media kindly brought to you by ABC Reading Eggs   Screen time. This has been the centre of numerous disputes in recent years. Amongst many, it is said that excessive use replaces opportunities for children’s motor exploration and social interaction…. Continue Reading >

STEM – What is it? And how can I incorporate it at home?

Welcome back to another blog post. This week we are looking at this new concept of STEM. “What is that?” I heard you say. Well, believe it or not, you wouldn’t be alone in asking this question. To put it… Continue Reading >

The Perfect Twist on a Mother’s Day eCard

Finding a Mother’s Day card is a thoughtful and personal gesture. The problem is that most greeting cards are so common that they can feel impersonal. Sure, you can personalize them by adding your own personal message or go the… Continue Reading >

Get creative and hop into the Easter spirit!

With Easter fast approaching we parents may be rattling our brains for holiday activities that’ll keep the kids entertained without being glued to technology. Craft activities are perfect for keeping kids amused and allows for kids to unleash their creativity… Continue Reading >

How cooking can help children with anxiety

By Chris Dickson, Youthrive Psychologist   Today, children are growing up in a whole new world. The boom in technology means that children are facing a lot of new difficulties that their parents never grew up with. Children are now… Continue Reading >