Our Lives With Nephrotic Syndrome Written By Danielle Mantakoul

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Danielle Mantakoul

Danielle Mantakoul

BA of Ed Early Childhood and Editor at Mummy Weekly
She's described as one of the most engaging & dynamic speakers in the early childhood industry today, now having educated hundreds of thousands of parents & teachers. She has lectured for organisations such as KU Children’s Services, Only About Children, Qantas, National Australia Bank, Child Protection Australia, Goodstart and hundreds of council & private centres. She also developed and ran the popular parenting series for the Australian Financial Review.
Danielle Mantakoul

I have been off the radar. Why? My youngest son Will has Nephrotic Syndrome where his immune system attacks his kidneys. He contracted it at age 3 after a simple cold just as his brother and sister had at the time. By aged 5 we had it under control after a long bout with steroids to calm his immune system. In March of 2015 at aged 8, our specialist More...

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Caring for sick children
By Mummy Weekly On Tuesday, July 21st, 2015
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5 Tips for Caring for Sick Children

There are few things more stressful and anxiety-provoking than caring for sick children. Often, it is difficult to know exactly how sick a child is and difficult to get a complete and accurate picture of all their More...

Masterchef judge tells his child no McDonalds for you
By Danielle Mantakoul On Thursday, July 16th, 2015
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Masterchef Judge Sends his Child to McDonalds Party with a Packed Lunch

Danielle Mantakoul

Danielle Mantakoul

BA of Ed Early Childhood and Editor at Mummy Weekly
She's described as one of the most engaging & dynamic speakers in the early childhood industry today, now having educated hundreds of thousands of parents & teachers. She has lectured for organisations such as KU Children’s Services, Only About Children, Qantas, National Australia Bank, Child Protection Australia, Goodstart and hundreds of council & private centres. She also developed and ran the popular parenting series for the Australian Financial Review.
Danielle Mantakoul

There is a lot of fuss today after a Masterchef judge sends his child to McDonalds parties with a packed lunch. George Calombaris won’t allow his child to eat McDonalds when he attends a birthday party at More...

Does Wi-Fi have implications on our kids health
By Kristy Goodwin On Monday, July 6th, 2015
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WiFi and Kids Health – long term implications? By Dr. Kristy Goodwin

Kristy Goodwin

Kristy Goodwin

Dr Kristy Goodwin is a children’s technology, learning & development expert (and Mum!), on a mission to help today’s confused and concerned parents and educators feel confident raising and teaching kids in the digital age.

She’s the Director at Every Chance to Learn and an Honorary Associate At Macquarie university. Kristy’s a speaker who combines practical strategies with the latest research to empower time-poor parents and educators to make sense of this brave, new world in which they’re raising digital kids (without having to ban the iPad or switch off the TV).
Kristy Goodwin

WiFi seems to be everywhere today. But what are the long term implications on our children’s health? There’s some preliminary research, from a range of disciplines indicating that EMR exposure, especially for More...

Becoming a Health and Fitness Role Model
By Mummy Weekly On Monday, June 29th, 2015
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Becoming a Health and Fitness Role Model for your Kids

Your child learns how to walk, talk, and interact with the world around them by watching you. So their health and fitness habits should be no different! The way you relate to food, whether you exercise (or not), More...

Children's Health in a Digital Age
By Kristy Goodwin On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015
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Children’s Health in a Digital Age – do we need to worry? By Dr Kristy Goodwin

Kristy Goodwin

Kristy Goodwin

Dr Kristy Goodwin is a children’s technology, learning & development expert (and Mum!), on a mission to help today’s confused and concerned parents and educators feel confident raising and teaching kids in the digital age.

She’s the Director at Every Chance to Learn and an Honorary Associate At Macquarie university. Kristy’s a speaker who combines practical strategies with the latest research to empower time-poor parents and educators to make sense of this brave, new world in which they’re raising digital kids (without having to ban the iPad or switch off the TV).
Kristy Goodwin

Today’s children often learn to tap, swipe and pinch before they’ve learnt to tie their shoelaces or ride a bike. They’re growing up in a world immersed in screens (no wonder they assume every screen is a More...

By Mummy Weekly On Tuesday, May 12th, 2015
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Is This Barbie’s Worst Nightmare? Introducing… the Lammily Doll

Meet Lammily. Nothing extraordinary about her right? But that’s the point. Lammily is a doll created by Nickolay Lamm after he toyed with the idea of a doll based on average body measurements. This led him More...

By Mummy Weekly On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015
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The Smith Family Launches 2015 Winter Appeal

This week national children’s charity The Smith Family launched its annual Winter Appeal, aiming to raise $3.5 million to support Australian kids in need with their education. We like to think we’re the lucky More...

By Kathy Fahim On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015
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The Parent Coach – landed this role recently?

Kathy Fahim

Kathy Fahim

Kathy Fahim is a Qualified Tennis Australia Club Professional tennis coach and specialist preschool sport coach at allsports Sport Coaching. Kathy has a BA in Human Movement and an MBA in Sports Management. She is a professional sports coach in tennis and pre-school fundamental skills and a sport manager. She is most passionate about kids having a go and developing a life long love of sport and physical activity.
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Your child has expressed an interest in sport, so you happily register them and take them to their first scheduled training session. More than likely it’s your local club and perhaps even the club you played More...

By Mummy Weekly On Thursday, February 19th, 2015
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11 Brain Foods for Kid’s Health and Cognitive Development

While a good variety of food is quite literally the spice of life, a healthy lifestyle and fitness are important too. Here are my favourite foods for brain development in children:  1. Fish – we all know by now More...