Collagen fad or fabulous?

by Diana Arundell – University qualified Naturopath and Nutritionist The health and wellness industry often seems to have a ‘miracle’ or ‘fad’ type food or supplement of the moment. We’ve lived through trends of kale, coconut oil, cacao, celery juice (which pumped up the prices of celery bunches from $3 to $9!!) just to name …

Active kids? Ball loving kids? Then Ready Steady Go Kids is for you

With 10 sports taught across 2 terms, the kids never get bored. They are always challenged with something new and exciting.  Some kids find sport comes naturally to them, and others struggle to find something that suits them. This is the reason we started ready steady go kids on the coast. To give all preschool …

Matrescence

Dr Alison MooneyMBBS FRACGP DCH Clin Dip Pall Med They say that when a child is born so too is a mother. The path to motherhood was termed ‘matrescence’ by anthropologist Dana Raphael in the mid-1970’s. This journey is possibly the most significant transformation that a woman will undertake and so we must acknowledge and …

What matters now?

By Catherine Schasser It’s said life is made of seasons. A time to be young and free, a time to ‘settle down’, a time to work hard and save, and a time to relax. There are times for sorrows and times for joys. Times to sleep and times to wake. Times to move and times …

Warm up your wardrobe style!

By Sam & Jordi Woods When it comes to winter clothes many of us have full wardrobes of cozy knits, denim jeans and ankle boots. However, this season there are a few warm “style” additions that will update your look leaving you feeling modern, cozy and looking different to the Winter before. Each season we …

Parenting your baby at night time

By Nikki Smith Parenting your baby at night time is not about a set of rules and sleep strategies. Parenting your baby at night time is about connection. As a new parent I was shocked to find myself feeding my new baby literally around the clock. Eight weeks into being a new mama I was …

The Beach Early Learning Centres – promoting the value of childhood

The Beach Early Learning Centres promote the value of childhood at a time when children are curious, capable learners and co-constructors in their life journey. Curiosity in young children is essential because it helps them understand the world around them and supports their learning.  When we encourage children to be curious they become more observant …

Welcome relief for Central Coast families

Students from Central Coast schools which were affected by the 2019/2020 fire season have had a helping hand with back to school costs thanks to a grant from the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR).  Social Futures, The Central Coast’s Partner in the Community for the NDIS, was successful for the grant and has …