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A Parents journey to an Education Needs Questionnaire

For a parent of special needs children starting in mainstream schools here in Victoria, we endeavor a journey to an ENQ meeting. Education Needs Questionnaire.

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Sesame Street and Autism

One of the happiest moments for me this week, was news that the awesome people at Sesame street, had introduced a new Muppet named Julia.

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Children Articles

In The Deep End – Learning to swim

My eldest who is now 6, had done swimming lessons from mid last year, to the beginning of this year. He loved it. Followed instruction pretty well. But couldn't focus or hold on to wait his turn as the instructor taught the other 2 children in his group.

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Health

Autism Diagnosis – An Honest Look

Having a child diagnosed with Autism can be one of the hardest things a parent can go through with their child. To hear that your child is not normal, and needs multiple therapies can open a world of confusion, overwhelment and guilt. For the life and child you had imagined…

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Baby Articles

Formula Feeding – No Guilt Required

Deciding to formula feed your baby, can be an easy decision for some, but for others they may have that decision made for them, when for some untold reason they can not breastfeed their baby; and some feel real guilt over this.

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Recipes

Getting in the Christmas Spirit

December comes quickly every year, and sometimes it can be quite a lot to take in, especially if you are trying to knock off everything off that big gift list. Sometimes we do forget our Christmas Spirit, because it is the most stressful time of the year for some parents,…

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Special Needs Articles

A Touchy Subject: Autism

It's a sensitive, yet very controversial topic, that seems to be a non stop story brought up on the facebook wall, by some of my friend and groups; what causes Autism? For almost a year I have officially been a parent to a diagnosed autistic child, with a second with…

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Baby Articles

Top Australian Baby Names 2013

It's that time of year again. I have been looking and comparing the Top 100 Baby names of Australia for 2013 from 2012's list. Let's start with the girls names. Charlotte still is our no1 name of choice, with almost 150 more babies named Charlotte then 2012. With Ruby still…

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Parenting Articles

Bad Day

Ever have one of those days where you want to run away from home, or hide in the bathroom with a never ending bar of chocolate? I am having more and more days like that. I tripped over my toddler last night while holding my dinner. A full bowl of…

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Parenting Articles

Dealing With Croup

My 2 boys (ages 2 and 4) have had croup more than 5 times between them and every single time it's turned everything upside down. My last experience start last Sunday (16th March), and I thought I would share this story to help parents want to know when dealing with…

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Product Reviews

A Review on Modern Cloth Pads

I have suffered with every kind of period there is, light annoying random spotting, to "Oh My god! I am dying" type bleeding, and one thing that continues to be a huge part of the terrible red wave journey is the types of ways we try to stay clean, fresh…

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Special Needs Articles

Reflecting on 2013

2013 is coming to an end, and I have been reflecting what the year has been like, and what I have learned. This year I have had a lot of challenges as a parent. Learn to have an abundance of patience, and contain my anger. I am a terribly grumpy…

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Parenting Articles

Sitting with Jolly Santa

With Christmas coming up, I enjoy taking my boys to go see Santa every year. It’s something I think I did once when I was kid, and I really wish we did it more. I loved talking to him, and I loved the keepsake of the photo. There are lots…

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Why are we angry with Disneyland?

Disneyland has just recently changed their rules about lining up for rides with disabled children. If you had a child with disabilities, they were given top priority to cut to the front of the line.

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Pregnancy Articles

World of Baby Showers

Baby Showers are the gathering to celebrate the upcoming birth of a baby. Many involve playing games, talking about babies, names, eating nice food and opening up gifts.

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Pregnancy Articles

Surprise! It’s a Baby!

We have all heard the story about the woman who didn't know she was pregnant until she had the baby. The Sun Uk reported that Amanda Ross, 41, is one of them. She found she was 8 months pregnant and then 15 hours later had a beautiful baby girl. Talk…

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Got to Love Royalty!

Well if you have had your head buried in dirt the past 24-48hrs. You would of heard that the Prince and Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to a beautiful baby boy. A nice 8pounder. News reports say it was a natural birth, and they are still discussing names.

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Michael Jackson enticed “Lost boys”

Michael Jackson enticed “Lost boys” After reading this article by “The Mirror UK”  – I am beginning to, no longer be a sit on the fence person when coming to Michael Jackson, and the victims of Neverland. More then 10 kids have come forward over the years, and it’s been a long…

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Sleep & Settling

Sleep “Nightmare” Routine

Sleep “Nightmare” Routine For some kids, it’s have a bath, get dressed and brush your teeth, and in to bed. Other kids need a story, maybe a song, a drink, a kiss and a cuddle or maybe even a soft toy. Bedtime in my house is long….. very long. We do…

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Parenting Articles

The Call of the Cluck

One day you wake up, and take a drive to the shops. You hear an advert about a sale on baby clothes at Pumpkin Patch or a Great Baby Sale is coming to Target right now. You have started answering the call of the cluck. You are getting clucky.

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Family Finance

When To Start A Family

How are you doing financially? Well it isn’t cheap to have kids, no -sir! There are so many costs associated with having children it would be near impossible to plan and prepare for scenarios and circumstances.

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Baby Articles

Unique Names

Naming a child should be a joy. I don't mind people trying to have unique names for their children. But think of them when you are doing it. They have to live with this name for the rest of their lives. SO please, THINK OF THE CHILDREN! Don't give them…

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Baby Articles

Australia’s Top 100 Baby Names of 2012

Well what can be said, we are beginning to trend more in traditional type names. Such as Hannah, Sarah and Charlotte in our girls names. Charlotte jumped from spot 6 (2011) to no.1 for 2012, knocking Ruby down from 1st spot. Jack and William yet again switch spots as no.1…

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Toddler Articles

Childhood Asthma

As I sit here thinking of the things I still have to pack my eldest son's bag, for what may possibly be the millionth time to the hospital. I think about the first time I had to take him in for Asthma.

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Pregnancy Articles

What They Don’t Tell You About Pregnancy

I had a few people come up to me and tell me how they can not wait to be pregnant. That they can't wait to be fat and such, that they don't mind a few weeks of morning sickness.

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Toddler Articles

Waiting in Silence

Waiting in Silence My eldest son is about to begin his first term doing Early Intervention. A program where children with special needs are given help to progress in order to go on to things like Mainstream schools. My son has no official diagnosis from a Pediatrician, but the common…

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Children Articles

A little bit of Madness

Do you remember....................... Being able to go on the monkey bars, WAAAY HIGH off the ground, do flips, Be able to go on a few a time with friends?

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Family

RSVP – It’s not that hard, is it!!?

Yesterday I ordered my youngest son’s invitations for his 1st birthday party. When thinking of putting together a birthday party, your thoughts are always, who and how many are coming.

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