Being Stronger Than Your Excuses (Simple Secrets to Support your Health and Fitness)

What is the most common excuse you make when it comes to your health and fitness? In my line of work, and with decades of my own personal experience in yo-yo dieting and riding the weight-loss-roller-coaster, I have heard (if… Continue Reading >

Dad of Twins

A lot of the time people ask how mum is doing after having twins or triplets, which of course is perfectly fine and needed as they have gone through a huge transition and a lot of changes are still happening… Continue Reading >

Useful hints for a healthier family-life balance.

As school routines, work and other commitments collide, the weeks seem to fly by. Most of us look forward to the end of the working week and for many, Friday represents a ‘finish line.’ Weekends are great because our routines… Continue Reading >

School week stress? Useful hints to achieve a balanced family life.

Most of us look forward to the end of the working week.  For many, Friday represents a ‘finish line.’ As school routines and work commitments collide, weeks still seem to fly by. Then, before we know it, it’s time to… Continue Reading >

Laura Geitz, Aussie athlete and mum talks about sleep and fitness regime postpartum

Like any new parent, former Australian netball captain Laura Geitz struggled to find the time to remain active around her son Barney’s schedule. Returning to work and fitness is possible following childbirth but is still a challenge, even for an elite… Continue Reading >

How do I fit in eating well?

By Sarah Smith, Accredited Practising Dietitian, Bayside Dietetics www.baysidedietetics.com.au Twitter #BaysideDietetic FB Bayside Dietetics Instagram @baysidedietetics   I bumped into an old friend yesterday. She had just returned to work after maternity leave and was struggling to cope with the… Continue Reading >

Save your sanity when you’re too busy for ‘me-time’

Oh boy. When I put my hand up recently to volunteer at my son’s school, I didn’t quite realise what I was getting into. Don’t get me wrong, the community is terrific and I love being part of something bigger…. Continue Reading >

What to remember for the end of the financial year.

Paid Parental Leave A common question that is asked is whether Paid Parental Leave is Taxable? Paid Parental leave and Dad & Partner Pay are both taxable income. This means that they need to be reported in your Income Tax… Continue Reading >

How to keep stress at bay while you juggle work and family

Lately I’ve been running. And not in a sporty way. Instead, in a Mila Kunis’ way in Bad Moms. Remember those scenes where she is always running. Running to drop her kids to school, running to work, running back to… Continue Reading >

Debate: ‘Mums need to get back into workforce’ research shows

In a provocative new study it’s been said that stay-at-home Mums are a drain on Australia’s economy and should get to work for their own benefit and the good of the country. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD) landmark… Continue Reading >