Issue 18 | 06 Feb 2014

Follow us on: Google+

Back to School Special
What will your child learn at school this year?
Find out exactly what your child will learn in every subject from Kindy (called ‘Foundation’) to Year 12 here...»
Win a craft pack (excellent for fine motor skills!)
Win an award-winning Rainbow Loom kit – the exciting creative craft trend taking the world by storm!...»
Tips for taking the pain out of packing school lunch boxes
School has started across most of Australia this week. Here are some suggestions to keep both you and the kids interested in nutritious packed lunches...»
Making the most of 'big school'
Starting school is an exciting but scary time for all involved, the children, families, and educators. However, this experience is usually a positive one when everyone...»
School work a worry for sleepless teens
As Year 12 begins for thousands of Australian students, a new study shows teens who can’t fall asleep at night are mainly worrying about...»
Return to school set to spark Asthma 'epidemic'
The National Asthma Council Australia warns parents and teachers to prepare for a surge in asthma emergencies when children return to classrooms...»

Kids food
Quick healthy family meal: Pea and ham soup – suitable for babies too!
This recipe makes a hearty, healthy meal for the whole family including a puree for babies from 7 months old. It’s high in...»
Healthy oat and sultana cookies for the lunchbox
These healthy cookies make a nutritious lunchbox or outing treat....»
How much food babies and children need in their lunchbox
Download this excellent pdf written by
accredited practising dietitians for healthy lunch box ideas...»

Parenting thoughts

The child must know that he is a miracle, that since the beginning of the world there hasn’t been, and until the end of the world there will not be, another child like him.
- Pablo Casals

Grown-ups never understand anything by themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them
- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.
- Angela Schwindt

If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?
- Milton Berle

Children are a great comfort in your old age – and they help you reach it faster, too.
- Lionel Kauffman


Q&A: Ask the Sexpert

Sex therapist and relationship counsellor Desiree Spierings answers your questions

My child is playing with their genitals in public - what should I do? »

Do you have any sex questions you always wanted to ask but never dared to? Ask your own question!

Expert advice on skin health
What is that baby rash?
Check out this Government Health visual guide here »
Eczema and bleach baths
Follow dermatologists’ instructions to keep children safe »
Mask of Pregnancy – Melasma
What is the 'mask of pregnancy' and what does it look like? »

Send to a Friend
Update Your Details
Join Us on Twitter
Join Us on Facebook
Join Us on Google+
Join Us on Pinterest


Health insite MindHealth Connect Pregnancy Birth and Baby

This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. Click to verify. This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information:
verify here.

Update my Account Give Feedback About Us Advertise Contact us Privacy Terms of Use


This message was delivered to the subscriber *|EMAIL|*. Was this email forwarded to you? Subscribe here. If you'd prefer not to receive these messages in the future, unsubscribe or manage your email subscriptions.

Parenthub provides current and relevant parenting and health information. Information is designed to support that provided by your health professional and never to replace it. Parenthub is responsible for published content according to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Parenthub / Virtual Medical Centre
PO Box 1173
Osborne Park, Western Australia 6916

Copyright (C) 2014 Parenthub / Virtual Medical Centre All rights reserved.