From Meh to Magic!

By Krissy Regan The Wellness Poet The truth is not every day is our best day!  There are just days when you wake up tired, burn-out, fed up and feeling blah! Maybe you feel Meh – an expression of indifference… Continue Reading >

Too tired to play? We’ve got you covered

Four go-to games for parents too tired to play.   We know all too well what it can be like at the end of a long day. You’ve just survived the madness of the peak-hour school run and now that… Continue Reading >

How To Get Your Toddler To Sleep

By Dr Sandy Hopper   What most parents remember about the hazy, first days of having a newborn is not just the incredible feeling of love for their new baby, but the seemingly endless sleepless nights; those 2 am feeds… Continue Reading >

A Better Way to Sleep

We all know this feeling of being tired, to the point of feeling so exhausted that all you want is to curl up in bed …forever. Unfortunately, for most of us this is not an option. Having to be at… Continue Reading >

Newborn Baby Tired Signs & Sleep Cues

One of the most difficult things for me as a new mum was knowing when my baby was tired and when to put her down into her cot for sleep.  This was before I became a midwife or maternal and… Continue Reading >

Let your kids be bored these holidays.

School Holidays – for many it can mark a period of relief for parents, a break from the constant daily grind of getting children up and ready for school, packed lunches, early morning arguments about brushing teeth and putting socks… Continue Reading >

Finished the last page of a great book? Try these ideas to expand kids’ thinking

There are lots of fun extension activities to do with our kids once the last page has been read. Here are practical, tired and tested ideas to try when expanding kids’ experiences, opinions and concepts about the books they read…. Continue Reading >

Does your child need this fatigue fix?

  By Sarah Smith, Accredited Practising Dietitian www.baysidedietetics.com.au FB Bayside Dietetics Instagram @baysidedietetics Twitter #BaysideDietetic   Last year I blogged about a really important nutrient for kids, calcium. Strangely, a calcium deficiency has no side effect – it leaves you… Continue Reading >

A father’s experience with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Lachlan was diagnosed with ASD at three and a half years old. I remember being in denial for at least 6-12months. I thought it was just a phase of language/behaviour delay and that he’ll eventually catch up and grow out… Continue Reading >

Sleep is not perfect: the danger of trying to follow a strict sleep routine

Everyone will always tell you “all babies are so different!”  So how is it that there are so many sleep routines out there that expect every baby to be able to conform to the same feed and sleep time each… Continue Reading >