5 Tips for Caring for Sick Children

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 symptoms. The good news is there are many beneficial things you can do to care for an unwell child and support their recovery. 1. Seek Medical More...

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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

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).
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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

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

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...

By Danielle Mantakoul On Saturday, December 20th, 2014
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Choosing That Extra Curricular Activity

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.
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The choices endless, the gains real, and a fair possibility of wasted money. I’m talking of course about the extra curricular activity. If you’re not racing off at least one afternoon a week to get More...

By Kathy Fahim On Friday, December 19th, 2014
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Little Big Sport – Sport adapted for kids

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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Everyone appreciates that a baby needs to achieve small goals to get to the end result of walking and running. Without this, learning would not occur as quickly or successfully. Similarly, the schooling system is More...

By Mummy Weekly On Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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Ten Top Tips for a Healthy Kitchen

A mum told me at preschool the other day how she discovered her son was allergic to peanuts when she gave him a peanut butter sandwich for the first time and watched him go into anaphylactic shock. Scary stuff. More...

By Mummy Weekly On Saturday, October 11th, 2014
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Swim Smart

With Spring in the air and Summer on the horizon, children everywhere are looking forward to once again using their backyard swimming pools, jumping waves at the beach, or visiting their local swim centre. As parents More...