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Health & Wellbeing

R U OK? in your community

A conversation could change a life. Got a feeling that someone you know or care about isn’t behaving as they normally would? Perhaps they seem out of sorts? More agitated or withdrawn? Or they’re just not themselves. Trust that gut instinct and act on it. Learn more about the signs and when it’s time to ask R U OK? here. By starting a conversation and commenting on the changes you’ve noticed, you could help that family member, friend or workmate open up. If they say they are not OK, you can follow our conversation steps to show them they’re supported…

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For Mums, Kids

Tutoring Children to Navigate Test Anxiety and Empowering Their Academic Journey.

Test anxiety can be a significant obstacle for children on their academic journey. As a parent or caregiver, you have the power to help your child overcome this challenge and succeed in their exams. Here are some essential strategies to help your child manage test anxiety effectively: 1. Identify the root cause:  Understanding what triggers your child’s anxiety is essential. By recognising the underlying causes, you can provide tailored support to address those concerns directly. 2. Embrace preparation:  Encourage your child to begin preparing well before the exam. A last-minute cram session can exacerbate anxiety. Instead, suggest crafting a study…

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Events, Inspiration, What to do

Festival of the Winds 2023 v2

Come along and help us celebrate one of Sydney’s most colourful festivals Who would have known back in 1978, when a group of wind energy champions decided to run a kite festival on Bondi Beach, that the Festival of the Winds would be born and end up as one of the biggest and most loved kites flying festivals in the world! In 1978, Glebe local and Sydney University student, John Silk’s interest in wind energy led to his fascination and love of kite making and flying. John, along with several of his friends, decided that it would be great to…

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Events, Inspiration, What to do

Festival of the Winds 2023

Come along and help us celebrate one of Sydney’s most colourful festivals Who would have known back in 1978, when a group of wind energy champions decided to run a kite festival on Bondi Beach, that the Festival of the Winds would be born and end up as one of the biggest and most loved kites flying festivals in the world! In 1978, Glebe local and Sydney University student, John Silk’s interest in wind energy led to his fascination and love of kite making and flying. John, along with several of his friends, decided that it would be great to…

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Events

Cambridge Markets’ Family Friendly Winter Market is back for 2023!

The Ultimate Winter Market EQ is BACK! This family friendly event will be held on Sunday August 6th at the Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park, from 10am-3pm. Featuring more than 100+ stalls bringing fashion, art, craft, homewares, kids’ goods, candles, gifts, food and more to this brilliant location. There will also be a bounty delicious global food to suit all tastes, live music, and plenty of activities for kids. Like all Cambridge Market’s other markets, this will be carefully curated to bring the best of NSW small businesses to this huge event. At the Ultimate Easter Market EQ, find all natural…

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Food, Health & Wellbeing

5 Health Benefits of Taking a Break from Alcohol

It’s no secret taking a break from alcohol is good for you, but what happens to your body when you stop drinking alcohol? Here we explore the top 5 health benefits of changing your drinking habits, whether taking a break or giving up alcohol for good. Better Sleep Your body’s physiological balance is fundamentally maintained by the sleep-wake cycle. When we add a few alcoholic drinks to our system, the body absorbs the alcohol into our bloodstream. The enzymes in our liver get to work and start to metabolise the alcohol, but it takes time… We have all been there….

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School holidays, What to do

Gecko Sports

We know that kids love to be active but also involved in something meaningful at the same time, even if it’s just playing games with friends or learning more about how their bodies work. That’s why at GeckoSports we offer a range of fun multi-sport programs for school aged children (5 to 12 years old), all developed with input from leading exercise scientists, physiotherapists, childhood psychologists, professional athletes, expert kids’ coaches and primary school educators. Our Gecko team are not just coaches, we are mentors, influencers and role models to your children. When a challenging situation arises, our coaches are…

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For Mums, Inspiration

What happens when Council finds a lost dog?

In the past month, the Randwick city council Rangers have picked up five lost dogs. Most often, the dog has been found wandering the streets by a concerned resident who has brought it to Council, or it has been taken to a local vet, who called Council to pick it up. None of these dogs had their microchip details up to date and their owners were unable to be contacted. Luckily, in three of the five instances, posts made across our social media channels were able to reunite the dog with their owner. Yet two dogs were not claimed. What…

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Kids, School holidays, What to do

6 free educational activities for kids at home

These 6 online activities may help you keep the kids both entertained and inspired these school holidays. Make something new with Art Gallery NSW From making monsters and shadow puppets to toilet roll dolls and watercolour postcards – there’s a huge variety of art lessons available from Art Gallery NSW. They also have downloadable activity sheets. See everything on offer at the gallery’s kids at home program. Write, perform and build with Biennale of Sydney Lockdown Love is an amazing selection of at-home activities designed for the whole family. The activities are inspired by the participants in Biennale of Sydney…

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Kids, Parks & Playgrounds, School holidays, What to do

Things to do in Sydney with kids

After school activities, weekend activities, and indoor activities, Sydney has plenty of fun for kids of all ages. Parents, breathe a sigh of relief: we’ve rounded up 20 of the best year-round activities for kids of all ages. If you haven’t got time to read the full piece, here are our top 10. Find a new playground Make a splash at one of indoor our pools Wonder at the beauty of the Royal Botanic Garden Learn new skills at Centennial Park Dive under water at the Sydney Aquarium Get creative with kids activities at Museum of Contemporary Art Play, create…

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