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5 plant-based protein sources 1 min read

Trying to get more protein into your diet? Discover the five best plant-based protein sources with nutritionist Amanda Muhl. 💪🏼🥦 

My kids didn't expect this after they failed to do their chores—again 3 min read

"I knew Jacob needed a consequence for his inaction, but all I could think about were the chores that awaited me, and here I was doing his simple chore on top of it!"

🎥 Easy vegan masala chai 1 min read

How to make an authentic tasting vegan chai latte and tea at home. It's the perfect weather for a warm masala chai 😍

Caring for my disabled child: "This phase won't pass" 10 min read

I have had parents say to me “well my child never tells me what happens at school anyway!”, like it’s the same thing. Don’t be that person.

🎥 What is gaslighting abuse? 1 min read

What is gaslighting and how do you know if it's happening to you? Psychologist Collett Smart discusses this form of emotional abuse and how to deal with it. 

Weaning your baby from breastfeeding and other questions: A Q&A with Annabel Karmel 5 min read

Annabel Karmel is the lady behind the toddler-friendly ready meals you find in the supermarkets. She is also the author of books on nutrition and cooking for babies, children and families. In conjunction with the release of her latest book,...

🎥 No added sugar products & artificial sweeteners for kids 1 min read

What are artificial sweeteners and what does no added sugar mean? Are they safe for kids? Nutritionist Amanda Muhl discusses which products to choose and which to avoid, and answers some frequently asked questions. 

A letter to me, the new mum 6 min read

"You’ll probably never shake off the guilty feeling that Elliott will transition fully onto formula by the time he is three months old and will always wonder if it’s somehow your fault or if you just didn’t try hard enough...

🎥 Vegan sultana and tofutti cheese rolls 1 min read

These delicious sultana and vegan cream cheese rolls are the perfect healthy snack for school lunchboxes. 🌯 

🎥 3 tips from a psychologist as COVID-19 restrictions ease 1 min read

As coronavirus restrictions ease, we need to be aware of our mental health. But will "normal" life be the same? Psychologist Collett Smart provides three tips to help you transition back into life after lockdown. 

Drowning under too much information? Here's how you can stay sane 3 min read

In previous generations, parents simply did their best with the limited information they had. Today, it’s like there’s a little parenting expert sitting on our shoulder all day, commenting on our every move—and that's not necessarily good news.