Author: Brooke

biodiversity
Sustainability

10 Ways to help protect Australia’s Biodiversity

“Human beings depend for their sustenance, health, well-being, and enjoyment of life on biodiversity. We derive all of our food…

natural loose parts play dried flowers
Play

Why Natural Loose Parts?

What are loose parts? Loose parts are materials that can be moved, carried, combined, redesigned, lined up, and taken apart…

healthy banana muffin recipe
Recipes

Recipe: Maple-Sweetened Banana Muffins

  Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 25 mins Total Time: 35 minutes Makes 12 muffins  A great recipe to try with…

How to encourage kids to get into cooking
Parenting

How To Encourage Kids to get into Cooking

Teaching kids to cook and prepare food is an important life skill. Going the extra step and growing vegetables and…

plant based smoothie recipes for on the go
Recipes

Breakfast Smoothie Recipes for When You’re On The Go

Sometimes, especially with kids, as organised as you think you are, plans change and you’re hurrying out the door without…

Pregnancy

Part Two: Preparing for Pregnancy, Childbirth and Parenthood: Childbirth Resources

Although childbirth is something you can’t really plan, there are things that you can do and think about that will allow you to be more prepared. Attending childbirth classes, writing a birth plan, and learning about pregnancy and childbirth are a few things you can do that will hopefully help you reduce your pain and stress during delivery.

benefits of gardening preschool
Sustainability

Benefits of Gardening for Children

After having our seed planting station at Living Smart Festival and Newcastle Vegan Market, we thought we should share a…

living smart festival sustainable play preschool
News

Visit Our Stall at Living Smart Festival!

We’re thrilled to announce we will have a Sustainable Play Preschool stall at this year’s Living Smart Festival. Our stall…

how to help your child with separation anxiety starting preschool
Parenting

How to Help Your Child With Separation Anxiety 

Key points Separation anxiety is a normal part of development from about eight months of age. You can help your…

preparing for pregnancy
Pregnancy

Preparing for Pregnancy, Childbirth and Parenthood: Pregnancy Resources 

Every woman should be thinking about her health whether or not she is planning pregnancy. One reason is that about…