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2 Delicious, Healthy Recipes The Kids Will Beg You For

Zucchini Fritters These little fritters are FABULOUS. They are ideal for dinner and make wonderful leftovers for lunch boxes, the extras however rarely last until lunch time the next day! Alternatively you could make the batter the night before and fry the fritters in the morning and serve them with an egg. INGREDIENTS 3 medium grated…

Non-toxic Yummy Toothpaste Anyone?

Think brushing your teeth is good for your oral health? Depends what you are brushing with! If you are like me, you have brushed your teeth at least once a day for as far back as you can possibly remember. Just before bed or first thing waking up? Perhaps even straight after every meal as…

Rubbing You Up The Wrong Way

A popular question that folks bring to Effectiveness Training is, “what on earth can I do when someone else’s behavior is getting under my skin?” They’ll usually follow their inquiry with a description of a situation that goes something like this: “whenever I go out my husband is so messy that he makes our house…

Pain in Labour: Your hormones are your helpers

Why does birth seem so easy to our animal friends when it is so difficult for us? One obvious difference is the altered shape of the pelvis and birth outlet that is caused by our upright stance; our babies need to twist and turn to navigate these unique bends. Even our nearest cousins, the great…

I’m Pregnant!! Where should I Birth My Baby?

In 2010 a total of 294,814, women gave birth in Australia.* It is often said that giving birth is the one event you will remember for the rest of your life. So how do you choose where is the best place for you to have your baby? When you find out you are pregnant you…

Wired to Wander

Ever noticed how your mind has a tendency to just randomly wander from thought to thought, distraction to distraction.  Think about it – it’s happening right now! Our natural state, is a wandering mind, especially when we are not focused on and consciously paying attention on anything in particular.  It’s called the ‘resting’ state but…

Wireless Technology — A Danger We Can’t Live Without

Waiting for high levels of scientific proof before taking action on electromagnetic fields can lead to very high health and economic costs, as was the case with asbestos, leaded petrol and tobacco1… Note: Article published in ACNEM Journal. Vol 32(1). pp17-20. The wireless revolution has effectively changed the way we communicate with one another, enabled…

6 Tips To Sleep Through The Night

“Sleep is essential for the body to recover and regenerate.” —Dr. Fabrizio Mancini Just as activity is healing, so is sleep. During sleep, your body repairs damage caused by stress or environmental toxins, and sorts out memories from the day. When you get less than six or seven hours of sleep each night, your risk…

Saving Face – What’s in Your Makeup?

My five year old daughter came home with her face made up by her ten year old (going on twenty-five) cousin. Nothing was spared: foundation, blush, eye liner, eye shadow, lipstick as well as bright red finger and toenails — just in case I had not noticed. The only thing that was missing was a…