Why self-care is important

Have you ever felt exhausted, fatigued, overwhelmed and that there is never enough time in the day to do everything on your ‘To Do’ list? You are not alone, being a parent is challenging and also rewarding, but until you make yourself a priority on...

Does What You Eat Affect Your Breast Milk?

What a mother eats may affect the taste as well as the composition of her breast milk. Generally, eating a variety of foods with a variety of flavours is beneficial and may influence a child to be a more adventurous eater. When infants are exposed...

Tips to help you create YOUR happy, healthy and meaningful Lifestyle

Be willing to change the way you think – your thoughts shape your world.   Create a positive mindset – Open your mind to the idea of thinking positively every day. Identify and remove negative thinking. Change your attitude and you will see changes in your life.   Be...

Tis the season to be jolly!

Caring Hands wishes you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy and Successful New Year. Tis the season to be jolly! Often this time of year is a little hectic or even confronting for some and can add stress rather than peace to our lives.  Some people...

The Christmas Angel

One particular Christmas season a long time ago, Santa was getting ready for his annual trip ...

A Moment in December

Whilst working with families in my role as a Midwife and Lactation Consultant, I have found the most common questions mums have postnatally is “Why am I finding this so hard?”, “What is the right way to do this?” I am then able to reassure...

Journey of a Volunteer Midwife in PNG

by Leonie Semmens (Registered Midwife, Registered Nurse) Imagine not having access to clean drinking water.  Imagine not planning for your child’s future until they are 4 or 5 years old, because the rates of severe illness or death suggest that your child will not survive past...

Local Business Hot Spot – Rachelle Poole Arbonne Independent Consultant

Arbonne offers ultra-premium health and wellness products for all of the family from baby care products to anti-aging. It’s all about 'first changing your own skin and then changing your life!' The products are pure, safe and beneficial.  Made from the highest quality botanicals and delivered...

Welcome to the October Newsletter

Hello! I, like most people have a real interest in food. I especially like to eat it, I also like to read about it, learn about it and prepare it for those I love. So for this month I have included an article discussing food and...

Physiotherapist Professional Tips for Families

Hi, my name is Dave Matson. I am a Physiotherapist at ICare Rehab Queensland in Clontarf.  Thank you Amanda for this opportunity to provide some information and tips, especially with Father's Day coming up. I qualified as a Physiotherapist in May 1997 & started my own...