Managing Your Time as a Parent

As parents, time is a scarce resource! Frequently we need to make trade offs between work life and family life. This can be extremely challenging and oftentimes both work and family suffer leading to stress. Luckily there are some ways to maximise the utility of the time you have. Let’s explore them…

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The Good Gut – A Book Review

The Good Gut: Taking Control of Your Weight, Your Mood, and Your Long-term Health is a great book about the micro-organisms that live inside us all. We don’t often give them much thought, or we rather think them yucky and unhygienic, but this book explains just how vital they are to our health and how to maintain a healthy “micro-biota” which can protect us against obesity, anxiety and auto-immune disease.

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A Simple Game To Help Boost Kid’s Vocabulary

Here’s a fun word game you can play in the car or at the dinner table to help boost your child’s vocabulary. The best thing about it is you can adapt it to different ages and to different language levels if you’re raising bi-lingual kids.
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A Simple Trick to Help Your Child Eat Better

Let’s face it, children are usually pretty clueless when it comes to healthy eating. Given the choice they’d quite happily eat gummy bears and biscuits and wash it down with fizzy fruit juice if given the chance. Establishing good eating habits and a solid understanding of which foods are good or bad will set up your children well for the future. How can we help kids make better choices?

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