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Parenting Tips: How to Deal With Difficult Teenagers

January 21, 2021

The transitional age is a difficult time for both children and their parents. The mood and behaviour of a teenager often change, he is agitated, then apathetic, then open, then withdrawn. The teen is trying to settle into the turbulent world of relationships outside the family. He needs to feel that his parents support him. If there is no acceptance and a sense of security, then the result can be aggression directed at oneself or outward. Adolescence is often called…

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The ultimate new baby checklist: Everything you need before your baby arrive

December 10, 2020
A baby wearing a brown knit cap while sleeping

New baby arrival is an exciting and life-changing experience. When preparing to welcome a tiny little human into the world, many parents wonder what’s essential and optional. When starting a family, you must be ready for the expected and the unexpected. However, you can’t buy all the baby items on the market just because they are cute. There are must-haves and nice-to-haves, so be sure to make a difference. In this ultimate new baby checklist, we’ll give you the basics.…

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How to Protect Your Children During a Divorce Process

September 10, 2020
mother and child giving hands

Many families in Australia face the problem of separation or divorce. Whatever the reasons are, this is a difficult process for everyone involved. But it is especially difficult for a child to watch how the two most important people for him diverge in different directions. Parental divorce is a watershed moment for children, especially if their subsequent lives are significantly different from their previous ones. Here is a couple of advice on how to protect your children during the divorce…

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The most important factors to consider when buying baby clothes

September 8, 2020
A baby holding a toy and smiling

Babies are such a blessing, and your little angel is the most precious gift you will ever receive. If you are expecting a baby, you probably can’t wait to start nesting and buying the first outfits for your little one. However, there is an array of clothes available for babies, and it might seem that buying baby clothes is not that easy of a task. To make this process more enjoyable as well as more productive, we’ve made a list…

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5 Relaxing Things To Do During Quarantine

August 14, 2020

With the on-going pandemic, we have been staying at home, trying to keep ourselves and our loved ones safe. Although this was usually the dream when you had your 9-5 job, nowadays, staying at home has become just as stressful as being out of it. With most people working from home (while taking care of the kids) it’s not difficult to become stressed out and even bored and unproductive. You must get the relaxation you need and to help you…

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How to Spend More Quality Time with Your Kids

August 14, 2020

One day you’re holding your bundle of joy in your arms for the first time, and the next thing you know they’re setting off to college. It may seem as if they’ve grown up in a blink of an eye. Before you know it, you start looking back at all the time that’s gone without ever knowing what you have been doing for all those years. All of that will inevitably make you feel as if you’ve missed out on…

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Returning to School During the COVID Crisis: Safety Tips for Kids

August 12, 2020

It doesn’t matter if you eagerly await the arrival of the new school year, have concerns or a little of both. If you are a parent, you need to prepare for what is sure to be an unprecedented semester. Paramount in your back-to-school considerations is how to keep your kids safe. With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing, gathering students in groups will increase risks. Here are eight measures to take as you prepare for 2020-21.     1. Have the Talk…

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Brands worth to talk: Treat Republic

June 3, 2020

Today at our “Brands Worth to Talk”: we have the unique Treat Republic.   Who are the Treat Republic If you’re looking for something you’ll never find anywhere else, you need to check Treat Republic. Treat Republic began from a passion for gifting and creative personalisation and launched in 2006 with the aim of making personalised gifts inspired by all the things they love. Having spent years studying and designing different processes, they work with wonderful natural materials like wood,…

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The Stigma of Fostering and Adopting – How can you help on this Children Day.

June 1, 2020

153 million children worldwide are orphans (estimated by UNICEF) can you imagine how much love is missing and care is not given? In my clinic, I have worked many years with people that wanted to get pregnant through natural ways. Through combination of acupuncture, exams, and homeopathy, we worked out how to actually see the days of ovulation and to make a proper detox of the body of both parents (yes both!). They either didn’t have the money to an…

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