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Concerns About Ultrasound

Ultrasound has effects on the body that are not yet fully understood. A sound wave is capable of making a change that is thermal, vibrational or mechanical in nature.1 It causes heat to be generated in body tissues and the tiny bubbles inside the tissue may vibrate in reaction to the sound waves.2 Questions have…

Lap Days

Many of my girlfriends who have recently started back at work are finding that, much to their great dismay,  their little ones are catching colds and flu’s through exposure to bugs at their crèches and kindergartens. This in turn, creates great distress for these Mother’s, who are compelled to take time off work whilst also…

Happy New Year

Well “Happy New Year” to you all! I hope (should you desire) that you are slowly moving into 2008 without too much rush or haste. Simon and I took the boys to Queensland this year for Christmas to visit my family. We then headed to far north eastern Canada for a dear friend’s wedding. As…

The Cost Involved!!

We had a beautiful week in Northern Canada and Simon and I attribute this to the lovely people who helped host us. In general, Canadians seem very genuine and friendly. As Australians who had left behind glorious summer sunshine, the sudden abundance of snow at times left us feeling rather isolated. Some days, the local…

Slowing Down the End of Year Haste

FOR FAST ACTING RELIEF FROM STRESS, TRY SLOWING DOWN! Lilly Tomlin, Actress and Comedienne Interestingly, when I was walking early this morning, my dominant meditative thought was “Thank you Lord, for helping me to be a calm and present partner and mother.” I then observed how those few words struck my core like a nasty…

Creating meals for babies

It can be tricky preparing food for little ones. Particularly when most, if not all kids cook books, include recipes with diary or wheat ‘early on’ (not to mention fish, beans etc).  I have stumbled across some cookbooks for children which were horrifying; recipes for 6 month olds with white flour, potatoes and diary all…

School Lunches

Here is a health initiative I worked on with staff at the boys school, helping to inform ‘Prep parents'(1st year school parents) about healthy school lunch options… As parents, obviously we want the best for our children. It can however be difficult to keep abreast of available health information that addresses their changing needs. Schools…