Ready-to-go Healthy Food Ideas

Food on the run or little time to sort yours and your kids snacks and lunch doesn’t have to mean a fat, salt and sugar overload. There are so many healthy food options to grab instead. A healthy food guide and drink choices can be a challenge if your work or travel requires you to be ‘on the road’. Changing a…

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Top 7 Social Manners for Kids

My husband and I were just having this conversation the other day, in fact every time we have a social gathering we have this same conversation.

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Simple Tips for Nurturing your child

For some parenting doesn’t always come easy and for others healthy advice isn’t always at hand.  Every child has the right to have every opportunity to thrive physically, mentally, socially and emotionally which only sets them up to cope with adult life. Child-raising practices can vary from generation to generation and culture to culture. There’s…

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5 Simple Ways to Develop Kids Reading Skills at Home

With the announcement from Australia’s Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, announcing a new reading program within schools, I started thinking, yes, schools are responsible to a point to help to improve the reading skills of the Australian children, but, more so, it’s our responsibility as a parent to help our kids improve this skill if it’s…

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Frozen Berries

Here’s some interesting information I came across lately in regards to frozen berries that you might find helpful… it was definitely an eye opener for me… A recent story aired by “Today Tonight” revealed we might be getting more than we bargained for when it comes to our favourite brand of frozen berries. Brands under…

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Kids Nutrition Tips

Kids Nutrition Tips are on the lips of parents worldwide today. Every parent knows it’s a challenge to get children to eat nutritious foods that support healthy growth. It’s even tougher to make sure they snack on food that are more beneficial than high-calorie sweets and “junk” foods. Kids Nutrition Tips Weight Management ALERT!

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Unclaimed Millions, Money for Christmas

Unclaimed millions, could you cash in? After reading in the news the other day that there is $677 of unclaimed millions waiting to be claimed in Australia, in either forgotten Superannuation accounts, Investments or forgotten Bank Accounts etc., I started thinking about what I could cash in on. Well after of course doing a search…

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Destination: Healthy Living, Healthy Family

Healthy living for a healthy family is made up of many different aspects of life, and at the same time avoiding the “things” and “products” out there trying to steer us in the wrong direction.   “Healthy living” is not a destination that you can simply arrive at via effort and good intention. Nor is…

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Changing Family Food Habits: Consistency is Key

Oh don’t we just all love that word “consistency”. Once we start being consistent with one area of our lives, chances are we will be “tested” in all areas of our lives. Because we love our kids and want the best in their lives, consistency is going to be key when it comes to how…

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Are we there yet? Surviving the family holiday.

Surviving the family holiday can be tough so how to you make sure it’s a pleasant one? “Are we there yet?” “He’s hitting me” “I’ll turn this car around.” It can be enough to put you off the whole idea of a family holiday, but the drive doesn’t have to be a nightmare. You just…

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