Breast Implant Illness – are your implants making you sick?

Breast Surgeon Dr Mary Ling puts the issue under the microscope What is breast implant illness?Breast implant illness (BII) refers to a wide range of symptoms that can occur after cosmetic augmentation or reconstruction with breast implants.  BII is not currently recognized as an official medical diagnosis, but it is increasingly being acknowledged. In 2020, …

Visionary new Junior School at Central Coast Grammar

Junior students at Central Coast Grammar School started the school year in a visionary new facility for Kindergarten to Year 6. With innovation at its heart, the design means that teachers collaborate in teams within flexible spaces designed to quickly adapt to the learning needs of the moment. The new Junior School is the latest …

Sleep, Baby Sleep

Dr Alison Mooney MBBS FRACGP DCH Clin Dip Pall Med Having a new baby is an extraordinary time of life. While we spend time preparing for the birth itself, there is often less thought put into what happens when the baby comes home! You may find that in the midst of delighting over your baby …

When is the best time to start Kindergarten?

By Alkira Early Learning Centre The journey of development from preschool to the world of formal schooling is an important step in a young child’s life. Many parents are faced with an emotional decision of how their young child will cope with this transition and whether to send their child at the earliest allowed age …

The Place of Enrichment in a Child’s Education

GREENPOINT CHRISTIAN COLLEGE The process of educating a child is not a process at all. It is a journey of discovery that spans over thirteen years. At times the journey is easy. Sometimes, however the journey can be a challenge, and each step can be arduous. Every student’s journey is different with one unique similarity …

Dopamine Dressing – what is it & how to achieve it

By Sam & Jordi Woods Whether you are in the fashion industry or not, you may have heard the term “dopamine dressing” thrown around as the “next big trend”. If this styling term is completely foreign to you don’t worry, it won’t be for long. In fact, “feel good” dressing is something we have been …

The Power of attention

By Clancy Black I’d like you to imagine the following situation. You have come home from work after a long day only to find your children fighting with one another. Both children want to play with the same toy and are refusing to share. One of them snatches the toy from the other and now …

Different on the Outside, Same on the Inside

Social Futures is challenging stereotypes about disability in Central Coast schools. ‘Different on the Outside, Same on the Inside’ is a free program for primary school aged children aimed at breaking down misconceptions and social barriers and encouraging awareness and inclusion for people with disability. This program is facilitated by Social Futures Local Area Coordinator …

Central Coast My Kids Market

There is no better time than now to host a Stall at the Central Coast My Kids Market with all Stallholders going in a draw to WIN a $100 Fred & Fer Shopping Spree on the day!!! For your chance to WIN this awesome prize simply book aPre Loved or Business Stall online for the …

Worried what other people think? Try this!

By Catherine Schasser There’s a well-known coaching method called the Be, Do, Have model. In summary, is encourages you to Be the person that will get you to your goals, Do the actions that will get you to your goal and therefore Have your goals achieved. This principle is true for goal attainment, however I …