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Nurture Changemakers

    Meet the Nurture Changemakers Creating a better world for families, for generations to come.     giselle&i When I had my first child, I was young and inexperienced. I could not understand why my son was so irritable, constantly crying and in pain throughout the day and night. I was not sure what I could do to relieve him of his discomfort. With the help of my beautiful mother Sammy, I learnt how to make a special beverage…

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You Are Your Child’s Lawyer With Naomi Aldort

ask naomi Q&A’s published in each issue of Nurture Parenting Magazine You Are Your Child’s Lawyer… With Naomi Aldort Author of Raising Our Children, Raising Ourselves Photo by Just B Photography Q  My daughter is very active in public and I don’t know how to keep her from disturbing other people. For ex-ample, In line to the movie she meanders between people. I keep telling her to stay with me; she stays for a short while and then off she…

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Building Resilient Children

Building Resilient Children Written by Petrea King Photography by Jasmin Sleeman Photography Every Parent wishes that they could shelter their child from traumatic events. However, this is not always possible or indeed desirable. Petrea King examines the ways in which we can raise our children to ensure that they can deal with whatever life throws at them. Resilience is a treasured quality that we can build in ourselves and in our children. It can be both learned and taught. In…

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Introducing… Amazonia’s New Baby!

You asked, and we listened. We receive constant feedback from Mamas asking if our proteins are suitable during pregnancy and breastfeeding and we are proud that most of our Raw range is definitely suitable to be taken during this time. However, it got us thinking, how about we design a protein specifically formulated to be suitable for mamas during conception, pregnancy and breastfeeding. Protein is essential for supporting this growth and is required for the building of maternal and fetal…

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I Remember Your Comfort and How You Kept me Warm

Written by Jessica Urlichs Dear Mama, I don’t remember if our house was big or small or if we rented or owned. I don’t remember if you had a fancy car, or if we had to take the bus. I don’t remember if the house was clean and tidy or if it was covered in washing piles and scattered toys. I don’t remember if my pram was new or second hand or if I had the latest new toy or…

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When to use Homeopathic Chamomilla for Teething

By Linlee Jordan  Chamomilla for teething is part of the the homeopathic first aid kit around the world. Seeing a dose or two of the homeopathic remedy Chamomilla change a fractious child into a calm child is something not soon forgotten. Teething symptoms fade and the pain lessens in such a smooth and simple way that Chamomilla for teething has earned a reputation worldwide. It is used successfully so often by parents and homeopaths that we can all be forgiven for thinking…

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Life With Harry & Holly

Written by Jessica Urlichs I get it, I get all of it. The screams, the tears, the tantrums. Your bottom lip drops and your eyes brim with emotions. Sometimes you even turn away from me. That one rips my heart in two. Then the sun will peak through and the smiles will come for Daddy and I’ll be left here in the storm puddles. I feel your pain because I’m also tired and torn, but I get it now. I’m…

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Practical Tips to Manage Internet Use

  Prepared by Eleven   The pressures of raising children today is undoubtedly different than it was a decade ago – and in today’s digital age, it can often be overwhelming for parents to keep up with the latest tech, and the dangers that come along with it. According to new research from internet parental control service FamilyEye by Yomojo, Australia’s mums and dads have reported feeling guilty, anxious and embarrassed when it comes to their children’s online habits. The…

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Tracking Your Child’s Development

Photo by Cengizhan Konuş. Research reveals that a child’s brain goes through a period of rapid growth during their early years, as they are learning more than they will at any other time in their life. This is why it’s important that your child has opportunities to learn and develop every day. Skills such as taking a first step, smiling for the first time, and waving “bye-bye” are called developmental milestones. The way children play, learn, speak, behave, and move…

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Complex PTSD and Trauma – What it Feels Like

Living with Complex Trauma Via Amanda Robins Psychotherapy  Trauma seems to a popular topic of conversation in the mental health world, but how much do we really know when it comes to recognising it in ourselves — and others? When we hear the word “trauma” we usually think of a terrible life-threatening event — a car accident, natural disaster or an act of violence that changes us forever. However, the kind of trauma I am talking about isn’t be caused by a…

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