smiling boy holding a smoothie in a glass with a strawberry

Healthy drinks for kids

Looking for something healthy to hydrate your kids? Forget the cordials, soft drinks and fruit juices, which are typically high in tooth‐decaying sugar and consider one of the following options.
Getting your baby to sleep

TRIED AND TESTED WAYS TO GET YOUR BABY TO SLEEP

If you think you need a little helping hand to get your precious bundle of joy to sleep or into a sleeping routine, read some expert tips here.
Getting your toddler to sleep: quick and practical tips for saying goodnight

SIMPLE WAYS TO GET YOUR TODDLER TO FALL ASLEEP EASILY

Whether you’re dealing with bedtime rebellion or night time awakenings, getting your toddler to sleep is no small feat. Here are some quick and practical tips to help you say goodnight to your ‘independent’ little night owl and avoid bedtime battles.
Relaxation techniques to help children sleep well

RELAXATION TECHNIQUES TO HELP YOUR CHILD SLEEP WELL

Some child-friendly relaxation techniques that will help your child slow down, unwind and transition to dreamland.
How where you live could impact a child’s sleep

WHERE YOU LIVE COULD IMPACT YOUR CHILD’S SLEEP – HERE’S WHY

Light, noise and temperature can greatly affect how we sleep and thus how we feel the next day, and this is especially true for children.
Childhood insomnia

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DEALING WITH CHILDHOOD INSOMNIA

If you’ve got a problem sleeper, there are many ways to help everyone, including yourself, get a good night’s sleep.
How much sleep do children need?

FIND OUT HOW MUCH SLEEP YOUR CHILDREN NEED

Getting enough sleep is especially important for little growing bodies as it directly impacts on their physical and mental development
How to help your child get a good night’s sleep

TRIED & TESTED WAYS TO HELP YOUR CHILD SLEEP WELL

Some kids find it hard to switch gears after a jam‐packed day, which can be particularly challenging at bedtime.
Is my child getting enough calcium? Five tips to ensure your kids get what they need

5 SIMPLE WAYS TO GIVE YOUR KIDS ENOUGH CALCIUM

Here are some easy tips to help you increase your kids calcium intake.
How to get your children back to bed after midnight waking

HOW TO GET YOUR CHILD BACK TO BED AFTER SLEEP WALKING

All kids have times when they wake up through the night for various reasons, and while some kids may be able to settle themselves back to sleep, others may need a little helping hand when they wake in the wee hours.
Childhood sleep and daylight saving

TIPS TO HELP KIDS SLEEP DURING DAYLIGHT SAVING

To help ease the transition to and from daylight saving time and minimise sleep deprivation, try the following survival tips
Iodine and your child’s brain development

THE IMPORTANCE OF IODINE FOR YOUR CHILD’S BRAIN DEVELOPMENT

Iodine is an important mineral that’s found in a wide range of plant and animal foods.
Establishing a childhood sleeping pattern that will last a lifetime

HOW TO ESTABLISH A HEALTHY SLEEPING PATTERN

Teaching your child good sleeping habits from a young age will help create a lifetime of restful nights’ sleep.
Three reasons why a Cenovis Kids Vita Chewies Calcium supplement could benefit your kids

Three reasons why a Cenovis Kids Vita Chewies Calcium supplement could benefit your kids

Why should I give my child a Cenovis Kids Vita Chewies Calcium supplement? Find out some reasons why.
Kids Omega 3 needs

WHY YOUR CHILD NEEDS OMEGA 3

Most Australian kids are not consuming enough omega 3 fatty acids for optimal health. These vital nutrients are necessary for normal childhood growth and brain, eye and nerve development.
How your child’s sleep affects you

HOW YOUR CHILD’S DISRUPTED SLEEP AFFECTS YOU

Below are five consequences of sleep deprivation which highlight the importance of getting your child into a sleep routine so everyone can get a better night’s sleep.
Alternative sources of calcium for kids

SURPRISING ALTERNATIVE SOURCES OF CALCIUM FOR KIDS

It’s well known that one of the best sources of dietary calcium is milk and other dairy products. However, some children may not be able to enjoy these foods every day, if at all, due to an allergy or inability to digest them.
Bedwetting and sleep habits: Breaking the cycle of sleepless nights

TRIED AND TESTED TIPS TO MANAGE BEDWETTING

Bedwetting is something that many young kids and parents will face. Children who wet the bed may simply not wake up when their bladders are full, urinary control development usually comes a little later than others.
Calming the kids for bed

BEST MUM TIPS TO CALMING THE KIDS FOR BED

Getting your kids to bed on time can be challenging for kids and parents alike.
Ahh! I need play-date ideas!

YOUR SOLUTION TO THE PERFECT PLAY-DATE

Putting aside our needs as adults to interact and get out of the house, play-dates are also important for the social development of our little ones.
Lullabies to relax restless children

THE BEST LULLABIES TO RELAX RESTLESS CHILDREN

To help relax your restless child, try the following lullabies or simply make up your own.
Help! My child hates reading.

TIPS FOR CHILDREN WHO HATE READING

There is this enormous amount of information and research on why it’s important to read to kids, and expose them to a world of literacy from a young age.
Eat your vitamins – Kids

ESSENTIAL VITAMINS FOR KIDS

A healthy balanced diet will provide our little ones with the nutritional goodies they need to grow big and strong.
Lullabies to help your kids get to sleep

LULLABIES TO HELP YOUR KIDS GET TO SLEEP

Even if singing isn’t your strong suit, you will never have a more appreciative or less critical audience (so lap it up while it lasts!).
Recipes to get your taste buds talking

Recipes to get your taste buds talking

We’ve come up with a list of several healthy, delicious and family-friendly ideas for you to add to your repertoire, that even the pickiest of eaters will devour!
How to fly a kite

HOW TO FLY A KITE

Kite-flying has a certain magic to it, even for grown-ups!
How to make a kite

How to make a kite

The only thing that beats the joy of simply flying a kite is making your own to fly! The whole family can get involved, taking turns between steering, cheering and assisting with take-off.
How apps can benefit kids' learning

APPS CAN HELP YOUR CHILD LEARN – HERE’S HOW

Applications for kids on smart devices can aid a child’s education ability. Click here to learn more about apps for kids learning.
How echinacea can help you save money this cold and flu season

SAVE MONEY WITH ECHINACEA THIS COLD AND FLU SEASON

It is estimated that the average person contracts more than 50 colds during their lifetime. Find out how echinacea may help save you money this cold and flu season
Getting picky eaters to eat well

HOW TO GET YOUR PICKY EATER TO EAT WELL

In an ideal world, my children would eat only organic, fresh food. I would bake everything from scratch.
10 family friendly activities to get the heart racing!

10 Family Friendly Activities to Get the Heart Racing!

Check out these healthy family friendly activities that will help to get your family’s hearts racing!
Ensuring your children receive the required daily Iron intake

How to Meet Your Child’s Daily Iron Requirement

Iron is also important for brain development, growth and fighting germs and bugs. Kids who don’t eat enough foods containing iron may be tired and pale.
The importance of calcium for growing bodies

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF CALCIUM FOR KIDS

Do you know the importance of calcium? Calcium is essential for the growth of strong, healthy bones and teeth and our needs change throughout our lives.
The importance of a balanced diet for children

THE IMPORTANCE OF A BALANCED DIET FOR CHILDREN

A healthy, balanced diet for children provides essential vitamins, minerals and other nutritional goodies that kids need for healthy growth and development.
On the hunt for a healthy Easter

HOW TO SET UP A HEALTHY EASTER HUNT

An Easter Egg Hunt is a great way to entertain the whole family and can be done without the sugar overload. Here are some tips to have the best healthy Easter Egg Hunt
6 benefits of multivitamins for young children

6 Benefits of Multivitamins for Young Children

Young children go through rapid periods of growth and development which increases their need for vitamins, minerals and other nutrients.
Healthy eating: how to encourage your child to make healthy food choices

How do I encourage my children to eat a balanced diet including all of the vitamins and minerals they need?

You don’t have to be perfect all the time, but if kids see you trying to eat right, they will take notice of your efforts.
Keep your kids energised and healthy

CHECKLIST FOR KEEPING YOUR KIDS ENERGISED AND HEALTHY

Kids require a nutritious and varied diet to support the amazing level of growth and development that happens during childhood.
Why kids need calcium

Why Your Child Needs Calcium

How does calcium help growing children? Find out how and why your child needs it.
Get the (green) thumbs up: things to do with kids in the garden

EASY WAYS TO GET YOUR KIDS TO ENJOY GARDENING

Start cultivating some little “green thumbs” and get your kids in the garden with these 5 suggestions
Three reasons why a vitamin C supplement could help your child

THREE REASONS WHY A VITAMIN C SUPPLEMENT COULD HELP YOUR CHILD

Cenovis has a vitamin C supplement to suit every child’s need. Start something healthy! Click to read more.
3 easy steps to making play dough

3 EASY STEPS TO MAKING PLAY DOUGH

There’s nothing quite like the smell of play-dough to bring you back to your childhood! Play dough is not only fun for kids (and adults) of all ages, but it helps develop important sensory skills, strengthens little hands and fingers, improves fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.
Three reasons why a multivitamin supplement could help your child

THREE REASONS WHY A MULTIVITAMIN SUPPLEMENT COULD HELP YOUR CHILD

Children may go through periods of fussy eating, making it a challenge to ensure they get the nutritional goodies they need. At these times, a multivitamin supplement could help your child
Healthy calcium levels for children

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CALCIUM FOR KIDS

Kids need lots of calcium every day because of the rapid growth that occurs during childhood. The recommended dietary intake (RDI) of calciumdiffers by age.
Board games for kids (and you) that are sure to entertain!

THE BEST BOARD GAMES FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

Entertaining board games for kids and the whole family. Click here to learn to find out how to keep your kids entertained.
Tips on how to increase your child’s intake of calcium

SIMPLE WAYS TO INCREASE YOUR CHILD’S INTAKE OF CALCIUM

Increasing your child’s daily calcium intake is easier than you may think and takes very little effort. You can increase your child’s calcium intake at breakfast by topping up their cereal and milk with their favourite fruit flavoured yoghurt. Add cheese to sandwiches or top pasta meals with ricotta, grated parmesan or tasty cheese. You […]
My firstborn is starting school

My firstborn is starting school

Since the day my firstborn entered the world, my every decision and every thought has been centred around what’s best for her, and what fits perfectly with her needs. Now its time for her to start school.
B vitamins and children

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT B VITAMINS FOR KIDS

There are thirteen vitamins, eight of which belong to the B vitamin family. Start something healthy! Click to read more.
Making the most of the mundane

Making the most of the mundane

Enjoying the ‘every day’ with our kids.
Flying solo

Flying solo

A week of looking after the kids by yourself.
The key ingredients of children’s health supplements

THE KEY INGREDIENTS TO LOOK FOR IN CHILDREN’S VITAMINS

It can be difficult to get all the nutrition we need from food, especially with children who are often picky eaters! Children’s health supplements may help.
Tasty treats for kids parties

THE BEST TASTY TREATS FOR YOUR CHILD’S PARTY

Tasty treats for kids parties
Fun movies for the kids

MUST-SEE KIDS MOVIES

Fun movies for the kids
Ten great ideas to entertain the kids

10 FUN AND EASY WAYS TO ENTERTAIN THE KIDS

Sometimes it’s not easy to entertain the kids so here’s a few ideas in case you run a little short.
Fun tongue twisters for the kids

TONGUE TWISTERS GUARANTEED TO ENTERTAIN THE KIDS

Get the kids to say them as fast as they can and see how many times they can finish each tongue twister without making a mistake.
The importance of children’s health supplements

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CHILDREN’S HEALTH SUPPLEMENTS

It is important to make sure our kids are getting the right nutrition their bodies need for good health, to help them learn and to make sure they have plenty of energy.
Our favourite free iphone apps for the kids

THE BEST ‘FREE’ IPHONE APPS FOR CHILDREN

free iphone apps for the kids
Something a little different for those school lunches

DIFFERENT HEALTHY SCHOOL LUNCHES YOU NEVER CONSIDERED

Making lunch every day of the school year can be a little tiresome so we came up with some healthy ideas to keep the kids (and mothers) happy.
Some good books for kids

YOUR COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO THE BEST BOOKS FOR KIDS

If you’re looking for some good books for the kids we’ve developed a couple of award winning, best selling suggestions!
Backyard picnic day

TRY A HASSLE-FREE BACKYARD PICNIC

Picnics are just plain fun and to a child it can make a simple meal seem like an adventure.
Camping with kids

HOW TO ENJOY CAMPING WITH KIDS

It’s also good to have a backyard trial before their first-ever camping trip, to make them feel more comfortable about sleeping outside.
Dream themes for kids’ parties

THEME IDEAS FOR YOUR CHILD’S PARTY

Most kids love to dress up, whether it’s in costumes or something pulled out of mum’s wardrobe, so a dress up theme is a great way to bring fun to any party.
When saying YES is a good thing

When saying YES is a good thing

While it’s important to use firm words sometimes to alert our kids to danger, try to steer clear of creating a negative environment, and give positive parenting techniques a go.
Book a baby sitter

Book a baby sitter

Some things to think about when finding a babysitter.
Protect your family against nasty nits

PROTECT YOUR FAMILY AGAINST NASTY NITS

There’s nothing worse than an outbreak of lice, so here’s some simple tips for a speedy extermination.
Lift the lid on nutritious lunchbox ideas

QUICK AND NUTRITIOUS LUNCHBOX IDEAS

If you’re stuck for some lunchtime inspiration for the kids, here’s a simple checklist of what every good lunchbox should have.