With a growing list of over 500 easy-to-read pregnancy, parenting and family health articles by our team of experts, Well Adjusted is a wonderful resource — helping to guide families to greater health and well-being...


Why getting enough sleep is vital…

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…

10 Ways to Detoxify Your Body!

Diet and everyday lifestyle is usually the main source of unwanted toxicity, and these toxins can be hard to avoid – this is why it’s important we adapt certain routines to help our body flush out these unwanted toxins – which is greatly beneficial to our overall health and well-being…   A build-up of toxins…

Goodness Minestrone!

Recently I’ve been asking the team at Well Adjusted and the practice, to share with me some of their favourite recipes. As the weather cools down Tara and I were discussing how we crave soups. Neither of us fancy watery, thin soups but prefer the nutritious and filling kind. In this post Tara and I…

Adjustments and the Immune System

Some years ago Patricia Brennan Ph.D and her team found that when a chiropractic adjustment was applied to the middle back, the response of white blood cells taken from blood collected 15 minutes after the adjustment was significantly higher than blood collected 15 minutes before. This research demonstrated an, ‘enhanced respiratory burst’ following the chiropractic…

Thriving in Winter!

It’s winter here in the southern hemisphere and as the days get colder we are focused on keeping warm. As  you know this means being indoors more frequently due to the weather in artificially heated environments and this creates a breeding frenzy for germs. This is fine if your immune system is strong, if not…