Tag: parents

This week: visit a local food garden

It’s Winter in the southern hemisphere and if you are lucky enough to be in Australia or nearby, you will be enjoying the beautiful bounty of citrus on the trees. It is a magical sight, one that children and parents both love! So remember…

Food Cravings

For food this week, take a different approach to choosing what you will eat. Instead of using a meal planner, or straining your mind to come up with a fresh idea, or even asking others what they want to eat (if that is what…

Support your local producers in whichever way you can :-)

Exciting things are happening in the world right now with the enthusiasm of supporting local community workers and remembering to pay people what they deserve for the effort they put into their offerings. For example, there are local producers of all kinds of goods…

Recognize what your body needs

As you’re enjoying the first fresh days of the new year, and setting intentions and reflecting on what was great (and not so great) about the year passed, don’t forget to listen to your body and honour its very specific needs at the beginning…

Playing the Traffic Light Game + teaching your kids about Life Food vs. Labelled Food

We live in an awesome time, with a super-intelligent society and more resources and facilities than ever before. Our parents lived in times of massive industrial/commercial growth with new products and advances in advertising, packaging and marketing through technology. To our parents, new products on the supermarket shelves…

The most important house we will ever live in? Our body.

A few years ago we discovered how important it is to take the extra time to learn why we need to eat fresh food that grows in front of our eyes. Since then, I’ve aimed to teach parents to teach their children that it’s simple…

Personal development for stay at home mums

Thousands of children around Australia are returning to school this week. It’s a time of fresh beginnings, of anxiety, excitement, new friendships and relationships – and not only for the children, because parents are equally feeling the mixed bag of emotions. Parents worry about…

Dealing with Parenting Guilt

One thing we all need to deal with occasionally is the insecurity we have as a result of a particular childhood or teenage experience. There’s one lesson I learned today from battling with my insecurity and it’s this: No matter what happened in my…

How to use the Law Of Attraction so kids eat healthy food

When our darling son (DS) was 2 years old, we started to wonder about his interest – disinterest, rather – in food. Since birth DS had been a gorgeous chubby baby. My husband joked that I fed him cream, not breast milk. It was…

Steiner and Montessori methods in parenting toddlers

Imagine: My 15 week old is beside himself, screaming and choking in hysteria: he loathes the car. We have just visited the local library; this is just my 3rd trip out of the house in as many weeks to try to spare my young…

I’m collecting birth stories! Do you want to share your birth story?

Like millions of women around the world in days gone by, I was overjoyed to fall pregnant. Absolutely besotted with the idea of becoming a parent – and incredibly impatient to hold my baby, tickle a little tummy, and kiss chubby little fingers. But…