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Halloween Treats & Lolly Bags?

Is your house full of lolly bags? Strangely, we seemed to have a long weekend filled with all four of my children attending at least two birthday parties each, and every time returning with an ENORMOUS lolly bag. These few party days were then followed up with Halloween festivities—increasingly popular now, even here in Australia….

Baby's Misshapen Head is Not Just Aesthetics

Have you noticed that your baby or infant has a flat spot on their head? That the overall head shape seems uneven? It may be worth a little more attention… Sometimes parents of young children ask if there is anything we (chiropractors) can do regarding their child’s head shape. Intricately understanding the nervous system and…

Research: Effects of Giving Children Common Medications

As proactive parents many of you have probably wondered if there are any ill-effects of commonplace medications like nurofen and panadol… When our child has a raging fever or an acute earache we feel pressed to act quickly. We often automatically reach for paracetamol to reduce their pain and fever, to calm them down and…

Growing Pains / Leg Cramps Remedy

Have you ever had your child wake up in the middle of the night with leg cramps? … It’s awful!! Growing pains are the most common cause of leg cramps in young children. Despite occurring in up to 36.9 % of children, our understanding of why it occurs still remains poor (Evans & Scutter, 2004)….

Breastfeeding and Alcohol

In answer to the question “Will my breastfed baby be affected by what I eat and drink?”… The answer is yes, a mother’s milk will pass consumed substances such as food, alcohol and other chemicals through to her child. This can be either advantageous or detrimental, depending upon the mother’s awareness and her lifestyle habits… Alcohol, caffeine,…

The Placenta – Not the Barrier we once thought!

How Can Fire Retardants and Pesticides Reach My Unborn Baby?   Is The Placenta a Protective Barrier? Not long ago scientists thought that the placenta shielded an unborn baby from most toxins a mother consumed and most of our mothers believed this wholeheartedly. What we now know though is; that the umbilical cord carries not only…

Do We Create Fussy Eaters?

I know, I know… the very thought that we might actually create fussy eaters of our children sounds terrible! Most parents work really, really hard to provide their children with healthy foods, so how do they become fussy? Aside from autistic children who often self-limit their diet, children are not typically born fussy eaters. It…

Speaking at World Wellness Project

I am very honoured to be speaking tomorrow at the World Wellness Project alongside some amazing ‘movers and shakers’. The Summit begins today. Global sustainability leader Mike Reynolds, Happiness Guru & best selling Author, Marci Schmirnoff and Academy Award winning Star and Wellness Guru, Mariel Hemmingway are just some of the wellness leaders gathering for…

Happy Festive Season to you all!!

As my front door continues to open and close in true festive style with friends and family visiting, let me take this “brief quiet moment” as an opportunity to THANK YOU all for your support and encouragement this year. Your emails and cards are greatly appreciated. Well Adjusted™ has grown in leaps and bounds this…

Video on the Stressors Our Children Endure

Over the last few months we have been creating a DVD on the physical, emotional and chemical stressors that todays children face and the movement that has begun to combat the impact of these. During my talk in London I presented this 4 minute DVD and have had many requests since to make it available…