Making school lunches can make every day feel like Groundhog Day. If you’ve run out of ideas for making nutritious, interesting lunches for your little ones, here are some easy tips to add more variety.
It’s the toughest part of your day, looking after yourself, the woman behind the mum. You wake up at crazy hours of the morning, you are either tending to a pee soaked bed, a screaming child or the lack of routine has genuinely thrown out any chance of a decent sleep.
One life-changing day when her son was a toddler, Jackie Hall was so angry that she slammed a knife down on the bench so hard that it bounced off and narrowly missed his head. Today, Jackie is the founder of The Parental Stress Centre of Australia, helping parents and their families alleviate parental stress and find peace and self-worth.
We recently approached John Flutter Dental because they claimed to be able to prevent the need for braces via an Early Intervention process from around age 5, yes, even when children still have their baby teeth, however, that's just the start of treatment, the need can actually be picked up sooner... and that sounded really interesting.
Cnr Mons Road & Mons School Road, Buderim, Sunshine Coast
When: Time: 9.30am to 11.30am
Cost: $40 per term + $30 annual membership fee
Phone: 07 5456 1976 Website:
Mons Playgroup is the oldest and largest playgroup in Qld with over 100 members meeting together each week with their children (ages 0-5) for social interaction and fun. There’s a huge variety of toys, craft activities, bikes, cars, scooters, bike track, playgrounds with swings, slides, climbing equipment, sandpit, tunnels and a cubby house, all within fully fenced idyllic grounds.