This exciting stage in your child’s life as they enter competitive sports and a milestone in your own life of passing the gauntlet down to your child can be an overwhelming experience. Read More
We’ve all seen those memes on Facebook suggesting that the kids of 2018 are cotton-wool clad little darlings who only leave the house under armoured protection. But you and I both know that our kids love running fast, jumping high, and exploring the park and playground with as much gusto as any previous generation. Read More
Kids need a lot of fuel to keep up with the amount of activities they do throughout the day! Snacking not only healthy keeps their metabolism moving, but will also provide kids with that extra boost they need to keep going. When they get home after a busy day, keep those grumbling tummies at bay with one of our healthy, delicious after school snacks! Read More
It’s tough when your child gets hurt. As parents, the last thing we want to see is our child in pain. Read More
Yoga isn’t just for experienced yogis. It can have benefits for everyone, even young children. Read More
Getting your kids ready in the morning is usually not the most anticipated part of your day. Especially if you have multiple kids with various taste preferences, picking or arranging a breakfast that everyone willwantto eat and is healthy for each of them is one of the hardest parts—especially if your child (or all of them) is a picky eater or if you’re always on the go! Read More
As a parent do you ever wonder why your child is climbing all over the furniture and it feels like they are bouncing off the walls?
Well, guess what?
Getting your kids to eat vegetables doesn’t have to be a struggle. While little taste buds might be turned off by the flavor and texture of certain healthy foods, with a bit of creativity you can hide veggies in plain sight. All of these recipes are easy to prepare and taste great. The fact that they’re also nutritious can be your little secret! Read More
When I was in my teens I did some babysitting for the neighbours across the street. Now this was back in the 1980’s when babies still wore cloth nappies tethered with safety pins — and that’s what little John (about 18 months old) was wearing when I arrived at the front door. About 30 minutes into my baby-sitting gig (after a toilet stop) I found baby John crawling around the carpet sans nappy .. and do you think I could find that sucker? Seriously I searched that house up and down — until I suddenly thought to look in the laundry basket. Sure enough there it was. I’ve never forgotten that an 18 month old baby already knew to put away dirty laundry, now that’s some great parenting. Read More
Kids grow fast. You buy them new shoes. And it seems like the next minute, they all of a sudden need a new pair. They are constantly growing. Read More
For millennia animal milks were a staple for our farming ancestors, providing them with much needed calcium, vitamins, minerals and fats. Historically cow milk has been the largest source of calcium, for which it continues to be applauded; our food pyramids even dedicate a whole section to dairy! Whether you have “issues” with dairy products or not you can’t have failed to spot the ever increasing range of alternative milks supplied by our supermarkets these days. Fantastic news for all those long suffering lactose intolerant people amongst us, but what does it mean for the average dairy consuming consumer? Read More
Like it or not, our brains are hardwired for negativity. It’s a human survival mechanism. And that little voice in our head that questions everything, it’s something that has naturally evolved from the flight or fight reflex that kept our ancient selves out of the way of tigers and quicksand. Read More