Monthly Archives: February 2017

Obesity in Children and Keeping Children Active

2017-02-23T08:11:52+10:00

Obesity in children Levels of childhood obesity are increasing at alarming rates around the world. In recent years, the number of overweight children in Australia has doubled, with almost a quarter of children being considered overweight or obese. If the current rate of increase is maintained, it is estimated that by 2020, 65% of young [...]

Obesity in Children and Keeping Children Active2017-02-23T08:11:52+10:00

Good Study Habits to Support Good Posture

2017-02-15T09:33:55+10:00

Students can spend long hours sitting while reading, studying or working on assignments, often in awkward positions. Poor posture can happen easily, particularly as we get caught up concentrating on the task at hand. Understanding Posture Sitting in less than optimal positions for prolonged periods of time can interfere with many of the body’s normal [...]

Good Study Habits to Support Good Posture2017-02-15T09:33:55+10:00

Kids Shoes – Finding the Right Shoe and finding the Right Fit

2017-02-08T20:00:02+10:00

With so much conflicting advice on appropriate shoes for children, it is no wonder that parents are often confused about what is best. Ideal footwear is often hard to find, particularly if you don’t know what you should be looking for. As your child gets older, finding the perfect shoe can also be a matter of [...]

Kids Shoes – Finding the Right Shoe and finding the Right Fit2017-02-08T20:00:02+10:00

Choosing the Right Backpack for Back to School

2017-04-05T10:30:35+10:00

We can hear parents across the state rejoicing this week as kids head back to school for the start of a new year. A relaxing Summer holiday was likely finished with the chaos of organising books, uniforms, shoes and backpacks. I remember being so excited as a child to go into Officeworks to choose the [...]

Choosing the Right Backpack for Back to School2017-04-05T10:30:35+10:00