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A family favourite – My Organic Pear Cake!

This cake is absolutely delicious hot or cold. Depending on your mood you can add or leave out the syrup. It is moist either way and it is complemented beautifully by sweetened, organic yoghurt. This pear cake is definitely one of our family favourites!   Ingredients: (please use organic wherever possible) Cake: 1 teaspoon coconut…

The Amazing Baby Brain!

Many of us live busy, goal-oriented lives in which we race about, eager to achieve quick results and succeed in all manner of tasks, great or small. This cultural tendency permeates everything we do, even our nurturing. As parents, we may be eager for our children to achieve, and even when they are babies, we…

Best Methods for Tackling Mastitis

There is no simpler way to put it, mastitis is just plain nasty! The painful symptoms can make it difficult to feed your baby, which can be stressful, as well as physically and emotionally draining for mum especially during the early days when you are adjusting to your new life as a parent. To address…

Why you should pursue breastfeeding…

It’s no secret, breastfeeding can be challenging for both mum and baby. I can remember those initial days after our first son, Wil was born wondering “How can this be so hard?” – Fortunately, with some great advice from our midwife and a little patience, my newborn and I slowly mastered this fine art. In…

Sleep Solves Everything. Or most things… don’t you find?

When life is overwhelming, when solutions to problems elude us, I find sleep is the best remedy on the market. But what can we do if we can’t sleep? With this post let’s explore why getting ENOUGH sleep is so important for our overall health and what we can do if we desperately need to…

Newborns: "Should My Baby’s Poo Be Green?"

I am often asked about poo habits. It’s NOT the most glamorous part of my work I’ll admit but hey, discussing bowel habits (what’s healthy and what’s not) IS important for all members of the family…Does your four-year-old child or forty-year-old partner know how often they should be pooing each day and what constitutes a…

“Poo Tips” For Adults & Children

Have you ever wondered how often you should poo, or if your poo was healthy? Okay, after we get passed the awkwardness of this topic most of us would admit we are a little intrigued, and it’s important to remember that how often we use our bowels and what our poo looks like tells us…

Introducing Your Baby to Solids

With so many questioning parents looking to ensure the health of their infants, and wondering when they should introduce solids I thought I would share some information to help guide you. I would also love for you to watch the interview I did back in 2012 on The Circle, where I discuss how to introduce…

Which Foods When – Fermented Rice Cereals!

Lots parents feel urgent to start their babies on rice formula as their first food. I’d encourage you to have a read of my Which Foods When eBook (an extracted chapter from Well Adjusted Babies – Second Edition) where I discuss the benefits of starting with certain fruits, vegetables, fats and proteins prior to grains….

Paleo Banana Cake with Coconut Cream Icing!

My good friend Michelle Ronan is an incredible cook. Recently, Michelle shared with me her delicious (and healthy) Paleo Banana Cake with Coconut Cream Icing – and I just had to share it. This is a healthy treat the whole family can enjoy, and to my Melbourne mums who have their kids at home on…