Author Archives: kasey

Healthier food choices work for me

Salads and gourmet sandwiches are listed alongside burgers, vegetarian options are popping up everywhere and juices are widely available instead of just soft drinks. Fast food companies have actively targeted health conscious consumers with big-scale marketing campaigns drawing attention to new healthier menu items and even their weight loss potential. But how do you know…

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Why do many families not exercise?

For a lot of families the answer is time. But did you know that incorporating just half an hour of activity in the day can leave everyone feeling more energised? Fit parents Finding time for exercise means that parents may have to do a bit of rescheduling and reshuffling. Here are some ideas that may…

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why we eat

Understand Why We Eat

Why do we eat? It might seem obvious why we eat. You might think: “We eat because we need to eat”, or “To stay alive”. But actually there are lots of different reasons why we eat. We also eat differently in different places, at different times, and with different people. Sometimes we eat for reasons…

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walking for exercise

Easy Exercise – Walking

Walking is an activity that everyone can enjoy, whether for recreation, social or health reasons. Walking is the easiest and most accessible way for all people to exercise. However before starting, you need to prepare so you avoid injuries. So I’ve included these tips below. Undertake good preparation • Always warm up and cool down…

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Household Budgeting – things to do with children on the school holidays

How to keep kids busy indoors in the school holidays or anytime. Keeping children occupied when you’re indoors isn’t as hard as it seems – and these activities won’t cause money to leak from your finely tuned household budget. Get creative with kids friendly arts and craft projects . Keep the kids entertained with simple…

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household budgeting

Household Budgeting

How to entertain kids on a budget Yes we all know the Christmas school holidays are coming up and apart from putting a strain on most household budgets you then have to think about how to keep your kids entertained over the holidays. Our girls have almost 8 weeks of school holidays over this Christmas,…

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kids healthy recipes

Kids Healthy Recipes #5

Kids Breakfast Cheesy Scrambled Eggs 4 eggs 1/4 cup (60ml) milk Salt & freshly ground pepper 10g butter 1/4 cup (25g) grated cheddar 4 slices bread Use a fork to whisk the eggs and milk together. Season with salt and pepper.

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grooming the next generation for success

Grooming the Next Generation for Success – Dani Johnson – Review

Grooming the Next Generation for Success is full of easy to use tools that WORK. This book helps us pull the best out in our kids. Dani Johnson had made it easy for anyone to apply what she teaches to get results fast. Who ever received a manual for raising kids when their child was born.…

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lunch box ideas

Lunch Box Ideas

Lunch box ideas used to defeat me. I used to try to throw them together in the morning rush. It’s easy to toss in a packet of chips, a chocolate or snack bar and a fizzy drink – at least they won’t come back soggy and uneaten. Children enjoy variety and surprised, but they must…

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The Importance of Reading Food Labels

Don’t be fooled by the banner or main label on a product. It has only one purpose in life, to get you or your child to choose that product over all others. This is the point where the manufacturer does its best to sell his product. It’s also the point at which you must also…

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