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From a very young age, my eldest daughter complained about pains in her ankles and calves. These usually occurred at bedtime. Initially,

As we move towards Term 4 in this unforgettable COVID year, the NSW Health Minister, Brad Hazzard, and Education Minister, Sarah Mitchell

When you’re a kid, and you make it all the way to year 12, the pressure on your performance in the HSC

It’s been tough the last few months navigating online or zero after-school activities. The good news is, term 3 activities are back

You woke up this morning and your kids aren’t well. The middle child has a runny nose. Your teenager is complaining of

The NSW Premier, Gladys Berejiklian has today announced that NSW plans to implement the largest overhaul to the school curriculum seen in

It’s been a long time coming, well it definitely has felt like it, however, things will start to look a bit more

Meltdowns, slammed doors, lack of motivation, loss of resilience.  Does that sound familiar? If you can relate, your child may be experiencing

We love our little bundles of joy. As they slowly empty their wardrobe of the neatly folded clothes and throw them across

This morning the NSW Premier, Gladys Berejiklian announced that schools will reopen (including Lake Macquarie schools). All children will attend one day

As I sit here thinking about the challenges of homeschooling my kids are cleaning up at the end of their home school

I think every parent can appreciate finding activities for the whole family to enjoy can certainly be challenging. I’ve had my fair

Whilst the world is feeling like a very different place at the moment, here at Lake Mac family Life we will do

Did you know that a $100 Creative Kids Voucher is available to all eligible children in NSW to help to pay for

Have you applied for your NSW Active Kids voucher yet?  The NSW Active Kids Vouchers are for children aged between 4 1/2

Imagine you are standing in a beautiful garden, surrounded by flowers, trees and bees buzzing busily. There is a tiny sapling in

Here’s some fantastic news for some of our Lake Macquarie residents!  The Regional Seniors Card is available to eligible seniors allowing you

In the last few years, we’ve been blessed to have conversations with, guide and support our youth right here in Lake Macquarie.

I don’t know about your kids, but going back to school can be a love-hate relationship at our house. First, it’s the

Would you believe, here in the Hunter Region alone during 2018, around 13.5% of pregnant women developed gestational diabetes? That’s one in

Not many days left now before public school goes back! We all know that whilst the days might feel long (Mum joke!!),

The transition from primary to high school can be an exciting but daunting time for both children and parents. These foundational years

It’s that time of year where our social media is inundated with proud parents. Posts celebrating the big achievements of their offspring

Research tells us that when babies and children get what they need, it has a lasting effect on their future. This is one

We all know that children develop at different rates, but they all need support and nurturing to find their first smile, to

Part 1 – Where it starts So many mums expect themselves to parent as if they don’t have a paid job. Then

That blissful time being locked in the baby bubble is coming to an end. It’s time to get your head around returning

So, you’ve had a new baby. Everything’s changed. You no longer hang out with work colleagues throughout the day. Your friends offer

So, you’ve survived the first few months. Your baby has put on weight, smiles when you look at her and doesn’t seem