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How to increase your kids’ intake of fruits and vegetables with minimal effort

It was one of those busy days when breakfast was cold cereal and dinner was soup with grilled cheese. My daughter had refused the soup, and her lunch bag showed her container of fruit and veggies were untouched. 353 more words

Parenting

Help my little one is sick! Do I need to call the doctor?

It can be tricky at times to know what was going on with our baby or toddler when they are not feeling well. When my kids were little, it felt like a mystery to me. 337 more words

Parenting

The evolution of the Summer Holidays...

I’m noticing a marked change these summer holidays. I’ve barely seen the teens so far. They’ve all developed these weird social life things (must look at getting myself one of those) It’s gotten me to thinking about how the summer holidays have changed. 647 more words

Parenting

How to help your child cope with vaccinations

It was time for booster shots (cue doomsday music).

My daughter was 5 years old and right at that age where many kids tend to have a well-established fear of needles. 536 more words

Parenting

How to make moving easier for the kids

So we are moving again.  It seems like every few years we get the itch to switch things up but this time we are moving to a new town.  500 more words

Parenting

"That was easy!" Reporting your child's immunizations

My daughter got her booster shots recently, and it’s been on my mind, I’ve got to report these to the health department. Somewhere in the middle of laundry, groceries, working and, oh right, taking care of my kids, I need to figure out how to tell the Health Department – WHERE I WORK – that my daughter is up to date on her vaccinations. 244 more words

Parenting

Survival guide for clueless mums of school-aged children

We are three quarters of the way through our family’s first “official” school year, and I am still getting my clueless head around the demands of the daily school run-playground-classroom-playground-school run grind. 941 more words

Motherhood