It’s one of the most important rooms in the home! Great ideas on how to make what you use in it and on it safer for the whole family – 9 Steps to a Healthier Kitchen | Healthy Child Healthy World.
We’re not in cold/flu season in this part of the world yet but we know lots of people who are! Nanna makes a wonderful sage tea to soothe those sore throats, here’s another recipe to try – Lemon Christopher Hobbs, a fourth-generation California herbalist and author of several books on herbal medicine, suggests a formula […]
Chatter beats reading! – Parents of tiny babies: When you’re home with the kid, keep a one-sided conversation going about anything and everything while you’re folding laundry, making dinner, or doing whatever else around the house. A steady stream of idle chatter from mom or dad’s mouth improves the child’s cognitive development, even more so […]
Why keeping active is a good thing with or without a bump! – Pregnant women who exercise regularly may be helping their babies beat high blood pressure in later life, say researchers. They found the children of mothers who were physically active – especially in the last three months of pregnancy – had significantly lower […]
It’s enough to put anyone off their tea! We’re big tea drinkers so choosing the good stuff is a definite! – A study by the University of Derby found cheaper blends contain enough fluoride to put people drinking at least four cups a day over their daily recommended limit, increasing the risk of such illnesses. […]
A little late but always a timely reminder that the biggest celebration of the year can also be our most wasteful. Wonderful ways to minimise that environmental impact! – Zero Waste SA compiled a 12 Wastes of Christmas list. It urged people to be environmentally thoughtful about how they celebrated the festival season. The agency said […]