Feeling burnt out?

by Diana Arundell – University qualified Naturopath and Nutritionist The impact of feeling ‘burnt out’ can impact enthusiasm for life and affect the quality of experiences… Feeling ‘burnt out’ is commonly experienced by many parents and especially with additional stressors of a pandemic added into the mix. Whether you’re the ‘stay at home’ parent or …

Listening to feelings

by Alita Blanchard ‘We are an anxious world and the primary reason is because we DON’T KNOW HOW TO FEEL OUR FEELINGS.’ Dr Shefail Tsabary, Psychologist and author of ‘The Conscious Parent’. It’s no secret that parenting a child in the midst of a tantrum is hard work. Children are emotional, and so too are …

2021 is the year of theatre for kids!

From a year of screens, distance learning, and cancelled extra-curricular activities, kids have sadly been missing out on the magic of live performance. The good news is that live theatre is back, and The Art House Wyong has brought together the best in kids theatre for 2021!  Live performance can be a magical and memorable …

Triple Negative Breast Cancer – a different shade of pink

With Breast Surgeon Dr Mary Ling What is triple negative breast cancer? Triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) is a type of breast cancer that does not have any of the 3 receptors commonly found on breast cancer cells – the oestrogen, progesterone and HER2 receptors. Receptors are molecules on the surface of cancer cells, which interact …

How to stay sane & stylish working from home!

By Sam & Jordi Woods Now if Covid hasn’t bought upon us enough challenges add to that the fact that, many have had to adjust to working from home as well. In some cases we know this has given a lot of positives to people; more freedom, less wasted time travelling and the ability to …

Healthy and delicious ready-made meals

ACTIVATE FOODS Are you tired of thinking about what to have to dinner? Are you sick of having to make everything and clean up afterwards? Well, your magic fairy has arrived! Megan and Marty Bowden from Activate Foods at Erina create healthy and delicious family sized meals to take the edge off your dinner time …

Why does fussy eating occur and what can we do about it?

by Clare Marcangelo Everyone seems to know a child who is a picky eater, whether they were one, have one, or have just witnessed this behaviour at a meal-time. It’s true, picky eating really is a super common childhood occurrence. But what causes it, and what we as parents can do about it, is often …

Starting School in 2022?

Wyong Christian Community School One of the biggest decisions families make is where to send their child to school. At Wyong Christian Community School, we understand and value the importance of the early schooling years, as these set the foundations for your child to thrive in their future endeavours. A significant factor when children commence …

The point of no return

by Catherine Schasser TRANSITION. One simple word. Millions of applications. Infants transitioning from a cot to a bed or bottle to solids. Young children transitioning from preschool to kindergarten, or as they grow, from Primary to High School. And it’s not only children and adolescents that transition, we adults do too. Think of life stages, …