Time for a make over of school libraries



  Recently I was reading an article about the use of school libraries or the lack of by students. Libraries have a certain reputation yet when you think about it libraries are an untapped resource. Libraries in schools are often struggling to …
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Get a routine Going and save your Sanity



  So school is back, daycare and kindy are back and the extra curricular activities have started. Now before you start to feel like you are scrambling, you need to find the time to sit and make a routine. I …
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Zucchini & Sweet Potato Fritters



Makes 12 medium size fritters (approx. 6 cm) Ingredients 500 grams zucchini, grated 250 grams sweet potato, peeled and grated*** Pinch of sea salt & pepper 3 eggs 2/3 cup almond meal**** 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped 1/2 diced onion …
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How to Play with your Baby 0-3 months



As you bring your baby home and wonder what to do next rest assured that nature has it covered. As parents we are biologically triggered to respond to our babies with the best communication. Your baby is also triggered to …
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Gift giving this Christmas



Christmas is drawing near. Friends and family are starting to ask, are you organised for Christmas? Have you bought all your gifts? Gift giving is always a little tricky to work out exactly what to give. Quite a while ago …
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Just simply worn out from trying – what went right today?



Everyday in my clinic I meet parents. Tired parents. Often quite simply just plain worn out. This parenting gig is a pretty full. Yes we know how much we love our children. But we are ourselves greatest critics. Often asking …
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Mental health benefits when teens ‘belong’ at school



Kelly Allen MAPS  |  January 30 2017 Dr Kelly Allen MAPS says research shows that a sense of belonging is important to ensure young people thrive at school   Schools can foster a sense of belonging to ensure teens thrive …
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Immunisation in childhood



Published by Raising Children Australia  Immunisation, often called vaccination, helps to protect your child from infectious diseases. It’s one of the best ways of improving your child’s health and wellbeing and stopping diseases from spreading in your community. Why immunisation …
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Exhausted because your baby is waking a lot during the night?



Everyday I meet exhausted parents. Parents who have tried their hardest, responded to their baby or toddlers every need during the night. Crossing their fingers hoping that they will soon outgrow their night waking and start to sleep in longer …
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5 Tips to Connect to your Child



There isn’t a parent I know that doesn’t start to count down the days leading to school holidays. As parents we are full of plans and love the change of routine that school holidays bring. Whether it be no more …
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