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Exercising and Pregnancy

While most women will want to maintain fitness during pregnancy, you don’t want to do anything that could put yourself or your baby at risk. There is so much conflicting information out there, but you’ll be pleased to know that many forms of exercise have benefits...

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Milk Matters: Breastfeeding at the Pool

  In the Southern Hemisphere temperatures are heating up it is finally time to shed the jumpers and jeans and throw on a pair of bathers.  Pool season is upon us! But what does that mean for you if you have a nursing baby? Should you express and bring a bottle to a...

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The Busy Girl’s Guide to Weaning

Like absolutely EVERYTHING to do with parenting, you are offered a million options when it comes to starting your little one on solids.  When my first baby showed interest in food, I was utterly confused by all the choices. Is it six months or four months? Purees or...

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On Demand: Why baby should lead breastfeeding

I remember when I had my first baby, it was pretty terrifying.  Everything was new, there were a million different points of view on EVERYTHING, and I was utterly confused.  My brand new daughter would NEVER stop crying and wanted to be on the boob constantly. While...

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Reading to Your Child

We all know how important stories are for child development.  But when my daughter was born with a hearing impairment, I went on a journey into reading that was more impactful that I could have imagined. Prior to her birth, I wasn't an avid reader.  To be honest, I...

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5 Steps To a Healthier You

You don’t need to wait for a new year to focus on being a healthier version of yourself, you can make the changes to your lifestyle right now. Here are 5 great ideas to put into practice: An initiative launched over a decade ago by Paul, Maru and Stella McCartney –...

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Pause that Perfection

Think your child needs a perfect parent? Think again. Kids need  so many things in order to grow, but a perfect parent isn’t one of them.  In fact, a quest to be perfect can often have the opposite effect. So much of parenting is modelling, and we need to show our...

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Zucchini Boats

I love the comfort of a lasagne or pasta bake, but I know these dishes are full of processed carbs and not exactly packed with nutrition. Zucchini boats are a great way to make a healthy version of pizza or pasta, and this basic recipe can be tweaked to include your...

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Vegan Chocolate Tarts

These delicious tarts are a perfect treat for the summer when avocados are in season! Super yummy and easy to whip up, they are always a crowd pleaser! 1 cup almonds ¼ cup dried dates ½ cup shredded coconut 2 tsp vegan butter or preferred oil ½ tsp vanilla paste 2...

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