6 Tips to help your baby sleep

6 Tips to help your baby sleep

As parents many of us go through the same thing initially. When we are pregnant, its all about the birth with very little focus on what happens afterwards. Then we get home with our new baby and, if you’re anything like me, we freak out a little - we’re tired, we’re sore, we’re overwhelmed and the thing we need the most of, we get the least of… Sleep! Here’s 6 gentle and natural tips to help our babies, and us, get a good nights sleep!

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National Nutrition Week: Food Insecurity in Australia

National Nutrition Week: Food Insecurity in Australia

This week is National Nutrition Week and today marks World Food Day. Over the next year it is anticipated $60 billion will be spent on diet related illnesses in Australia. Sadly, 25% of Australian children, 1 in 4, were overweight or obese in 2014/15 and these figures are now said to be sitting at 28%. On the other end of the spectrum, it is estimated 1 in 5 children go hungry in Australia.

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These Melbourne Mums are using kids music to shape lives!

These Melbourne Mums are using kids music to shape lives!

I assumed my music making days were over when I gave birth. I was so tired and thought I would never have a new idea again. Then I sang to my tantrumming child and realised I had the power of hypnotism. I could feel her body relax in my arms and listen, and I realised that music still has that effect on me as an adult. I can escape stress through music. Why wouldn't I want pass such a valuable tool onto my kids?

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6 Halloween Songs for Kids that we love!

6 Halloween Songs for Kids that we love!

My Top 6 Halloween Songs for kids. A few years ago I completely shunned Halloween! Why should I waste my money getting the kids dressed up to knock on other peoples door and ask for lollies? BUT… I have to say I have converted a little. Why? My kids love it! They love dressing up and they love the music.

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Preventing bullying: How posture can help!

Preventing bullying: How posture can help!

“God, I really hope he doesn’t get bullied at school,” are the words I said to my husband when my son started primary school many moons ago – he’s now in grade ten and 15 years old. Strangely, I never had that same fear for my daughter, now aged ten, who is still at primary school.

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