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Fitting Fitness In

Whether you’re a new mum, toddler mum or mum of teens, you’ll know that the better you feel, the better mum you can be. And what better way to feel positive, strong and body-confident than working out? From the endorphin rush of pushing yourself to your limits, to the high of conquering your fitness fears, to the simple peace of putting on your headphones and blocking out the world, there is nothing quite l ...

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Your Questions Answered…

How do I get my kids to stop asking for stuff all the time when we are out? Whether we are at a farm, a grocery store, t-shirt shop they are continually telling me "I want...". It drives me crazy!  A question I often pose to people: If you receive pay without having to go to work, would you still go to work? More often than not, the answer would be, “No, I would prefer to go to the beach, hang out with frie ...

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Feeding Sick Kids

Winter flu season is here. Do you know how to nourish that sick kid back to good health?   It’s the time of the year when there are a few viruses getting about and I’m often asked what to feed kids whilst they are already sick and don’t have much of an appetite. This article is not designed to replace the advice of your medical practitioner, so if your kids are seriously unwell or lose their appetite f ...

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Skin Needling // What, How & Why

Skin needling also known as Dermapen, or collagen induction therapy is gaining popularity as a rejuvenating cosmetic procedure that has been shown to be effective at boosting collagen. I went to industry expert Jacqueline Kama from Refresh Salons and asked her some questions to help with navigating our way through the Skin Needling process. With 25 years of experience treating skin, Jacqueline has a wealth ...

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All Work and No Play?

Time for a quick review of the past month. Take five to check in on how you are practising regular self-care and time out for just you. If your past month has been anything like mine (in fact, time is passing so quickly, when I reflect on it, perhaps its been a little longer than a month), crazy busy is an understatement. My daily rituals have slipped. My perfect day includes exercise, meditation, eating we ...

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Your Questions, Answered

The team at Fabic are a wealth of knowledge when it come to childhood behavioural issues. Do you have a burning question that you’d like answered? Email editor@havenmagazine.com.au and keep your eyes peeled for their expert answers. My best friend’s child is mean to mine and it's affecting our friendship. We’ve been friends since high school and I don’t want our kids to be the reason our friendship fails af ...

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Winter Workout to Banish the Blues

It’s getting darker, colder and the desire to spend more time under the doona is growing. How do you keep your winter fitspo going, and avoid the cold weather blues? I get it – even for me, after years of getting up religiously at 4.30am to train – rain, hail or shine – winter dulls my spark. So here’s my #mumlife hacks to keep your motivation burning through the colder months. Believe me, you will never re ...

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The Benefits of Reading Aloud to Our Babies, Toddlers and Children

Simply put, yes, it is absolutely crucial that we read aloud to our children. We are told very early on that reading to our children is beneficial, but do we really know why? “Reading aloud with children is known to be the single most important activity for building the knowledge and skills they will eventually need to learn to read,” – Marilyn Jager Adams. Here are a few of the benefits of reading to your ...

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The First 20 Minutes of Your Day // Why They Matter!

The first 20 minutes of your day. Have you ever stopped long enough to consider how you’re spending them? And why it matters? As a long-standing, natural early riser (#5amclub, anyone?) I’m a firm believer that how we start our day can be absolutely crucial to our wellbeing and success. Even if you’re not a morning person - whatever time you choose to face the world - harnessing the first 20 minutes and inv ...

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Abdominal Muscles & Pregnancy

Have you heard of DRAM? DRAM is an acronym for “Divarication of rectus abdominis muscles” and, put simply, it’s the splitting of the fascia that runs between the abdominal muscles. It occurs in pregnant women as pregnancy hormones soften connective tissue and the abdominal muscles separate to make way for the growing baby. Separation can occur any time in the last trimester but is most problematic after pre ...

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