Is ‘Be a hero’ on your to-do list? It all depends on our definition of a hero, and for our own fulfillment and the sakes of our children who watch our every move, I believe it’s a definition that needs to change.
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.
What were your favourite memories of playing as a child? While many of them may be memories of time spent with your family, it’s also likely that many will be of countless hours spent in unstructured outdoor activities, in play that was largely unmonitored by your parents.
I often have mothers visit me at the gym with a great interest in getting their bodies back on track. Often, most think they have left it too long and too late. We go on to discuss many things from children and time to diet and exercise, there’s always an emphasis on the fact that these things are all very out of sync with each other.
Creativity is so much more than being good at art, singing or writing a story. At the heart of creativity is innovation, ingenuity and problem solving: skills that are developed in childhood. When children learn how to think creatively, they build inner resources that provide firm foundations for adult life.
Australia’s favourite and beloved children’s television program, Play School, will be touring nationally with their brand new show ‘Once Upon A Time’. And we have 3 x Family Passes (each valued at $70.40) to give away