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Holistic Parenting

Toxins in Baby Products

Some leading international brands of personal care products for babies and children have made all sorts of miraculous claims recently via Australian media, regarding their safety and beneficial effects. Yet interestingly at the same time reports have been released from a leading consumer group the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a Read more…

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Holistic Parenting

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 Read more…

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Pregnancy

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 Read more…

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General Wellness

Will Drugs help you Sleep?

Continuing with our discussion on Sleep Deprivation and Insomnia, “Between about 5 and 10% of people are regularly using something to help them sleep,” says Professor Leon Lack, head of the Sleep Research Laboratory at Flinders University. “About 5% use prescribed hypnotic medications, another 5-10% use over-the-counter prescriptions and an Read more…