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Signs & Symptoms

Crush injuries/amputations

Children are quick. Quick at being in the way, quick to be in the wrong place at the wrong time, but sometimes not quick enough to move their fingers out of the way of the fast-closing car doors, sliding doors or other objects that can trap their little fingers. Children up to the age of six are most likely to injure their fingers at home, while children 6-14 years of age will more commonly injure...

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Allergies & Intolerances

Anaphylaxis and allergy

Having a child diagnosed with a potentially severe allergy can be scary. It is important however to understand that you’re not alone and there are some great resources and support available. Kids can be allergic to a wide range of things; including medicine, foods, insect stings, latex, pollen and dust mites.  Common allergy-causing foods include: Sesame Peanut Tree nuts Cow’s milk Soy Shellfish Egg Fish Wheat It is important to be able to recognise the...

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Signs & Symptoms

Hand Foot & Mouth Disease

Hand, foot and mouth disease is a common viral illness in children and is usually mild. That being said, its appearance can still alarm parents and children, and it can cause quite a bit of discomfort.  The most common symptoms of HFMD include:  High temperature (fever) – Sore throat – Small, blister-like lesions that may occur on the inside of the mouth, sides of the tongue, palms of the hands, fingers, soles of the feet and...

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Signs & Symptoms

Asthma first aid

In Australia, one in 10 children have asthma. This is one of the highest of rates of childhood asthma in the world.  More than just a wheeze, asthma is a chronic condition that causes the breathing tubes (airways) to become inflamed and constricted. This causes difficulty breathing. It is also very important to understand that asthma can range from mild to severe, and can be a life-threatening condition. This is why it is so important...

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At-home Activities

When I grow up… Kiindred X Biostime Nutrition

This is a paid partnership between Kiindred and Biostime Nutrition. We might already be ‘grown up’, but for our children the possibilities are endless! As parents, our role is to nurture our kids and let them know that they really can do or be anything they want to be. By teaching them confidence, leadership and resilience, we can pioneer the next generation of thinkers, doers, creators and leaders. But, we’re parents too and so we...

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Nutrition Tips

5 simple tips to boost your child’s immunity through nutrition

When the chilly weather rolls in and flu season looms, many parents are concerned about their little one’s immune system. Although exposure to some of these bugs can strengthen immunity and build resistance, a healthy immune system is essential for fighting disease. The trick to a truly healthy immune system is maintaining a balanced lifestyle and diet, starting from childhood. We are born with an immature immune system and begin life with a borrowed type...

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Self Care

Teaching your little one self-care

The buzz sound self-care is big. From your favourite PJ set to the candles lighting up your weekly bubble bath, we know that taking care of yourself is important. And while your little one might not need...

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Development Tips

How to choose the right school shoes

It’s that time of the year when the overwhelm of getting kids organised for the school year kicks in. As a parent of a school-aged child, I put my hand up, I understand the dilemma of sourcing the ‘right’ gear to ensure my child has the best opportunity to thrive in class, the playground and on the sporting field. And with the basic shoe-drobe consisting of school shoes, running shoes and any other sports-specific variations...

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Recipes

Pear and oat bars

These Pear Oat Bars are packed with fibre to help you feeling fuller for longer. But my favourite part? The sweet aroma of pear and cinnamon filling my home when I pull them out of the oven. The only downside is having to wait for them to cool down before digging in!

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