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Monday’s Local Mum, Aline McCarthy

Hi I am Aline McCarthy, born and raised in Germany. I came to Bondi in 2007, and then moved to Bronte – met my husband, had two kids and never left! Because let’s be honest, life here is pretty spectacular. After my kids were born I had lots of chronic pain and inflammation in my body, lots of scary procedures, prescription drugs and diagnoses but not many results and so I had to focus on finding answers to my health issues. I found functional medicine and feel great now- and that’s what makes me passionate helping other mums fix their…

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Monday’s Local Mum, Barbara Halket

Hey, I’m Barbara Halket, I am a mum to two gorgeous busy boys, I’m a wife and a fur mum to a beautiful rescue dog and an interior designer. I was born and raised in Belgium, but while 9 years ago, I was supposed to stay for a 3month trip, I fell in love with Australia and a few years after I became Australian.  After the birth of my first son, I’ve decided to create my own business as an interior designer. I focus on helping families to upgrade their interior and help them to find functional solutions for their…

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Business & Career, Inspiration, Uncategorized

Buying in Bondi? What First Home Buyers Should Consider

Embarking on the journey to buy your first home in Bondi, one of Sydney’s most sought-after suburbs, is both exhilarating and daunting. As a seasoned real estate professional who’s guided countless first-time buyers through this process, I understand the unique blend of excitement and anxiety that comes with such a significant decision.  Let us navigate the nuances of Bondi’s property market together, transforming the complexity of buying your first home into an empowering experience. Why Buy in Bondi? Bondi isn’t just a destination; it’s a lifestyle. Buying your first home here means more than just owning property; it’s about embracing…

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Nicole Ossip launches ‘Asleep in 12’ program to help newborn babies sleep through the night in a matter of weeks

The ‘Asleep in 12’ method is designed to change the way parents approach the challenges of infant sleep.   Much loved newborn sleep specialist, Nicole Ossip has launched her tried and tested program called ‘Asleep in 12’ to help parents across the entire country get their newborns to sleep in under 12 weeks.   Nicole’s ‘Asleep in 12’ method is designed to change the way parents approach the challenges of infant sleep. With her extensive experience, she has perfected a method that can get newborns sleeping through the night in as early as four weeks, and often even sooner.  Her mission goes…

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SUMMER PROGRAM ANNOUNCED FOR THE OPERA HOUSE’S CENTRE FOR CREATIVITY

The Sydney Opera House today announced the summer program for its purpose-built Centre for Creativity, with a line-up of 17 performances and participatory events – a mix of free and paid activities – including brand new experiences and regular favourites. Running from Decenber 2023 – February 2024, the program will feature stop motion animation sessions, dance, drawing, queer youth artist programs, spoken word poetry, a virtual reality experience, and much more. Sydney Opera House Head of Children, Families and Creative Learning, Tamara Harrison says: “We’re thrilled to be entering our third year of the Centre for Creativity with another summer…

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Health & Wellbeing, Uncategorized

National walk to school day, Friday 19 May 2023

Primary school aged children across Australia will make those important steps towards a healthier future by participating in National Walk Safely to School Day on Friday 19 May 2023. Please save the date and get involved. This May will mark the 24th anniversary of National Walk Safely to School Day. Championed by the Pedestrian Council Australia, the initiative aims to raise awareness of the health, road safety, transport and environmental benefits that regular walking, or alternative active transport (especially to and from school) can provide for the long term well-being of our children, not just on 19 May, but every…

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For Mums, Health & Wellbeing, Uncategorized

Exercise and the Postpartum Marathon

As an Exercise Physiologist and Women’s Health Expert, I want to talk to you about the importance of exercising during the postpartum period and the associated myths of your postpartum journey. HOW MUCH IS TOO MUCH? I’m a HUGE advocate for early intervention. I want you to start reframing your 0-6 week postpartum journey as this: Start reconnecting to your breath as soon as comfortably possible Find connections with your diaphragm and get comfortable feeling what an activated and relaxed pelvic floor feels like If you experience extra bleeding or discomfort that continue into the next day, this is a…

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