Resources for Parents

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Getting the kids moving together

According to the national guidelines, school-age kids should get at least an hour of exercise every day.

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Helping create healthy habits in kids

According to media reports recently, results of the soon to be released NSW Schools Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey indicate more than a fifth of Australian children are overweight or obese

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Skip Into Spring

With spring on its way now that the temperature has started to pick up and the rain has subsided, it is the perfect time to get outside and be active with your family.

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Cutting Salt in Children’s Lunchboxes without losing the flavour

Life Education is looking at what can be done to reduce the amount of salt in our children’s lunchboxes.  

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Lunch box ideas for kids who can't eat gluten

Getting your kids to eat a packed lunch can be a challenge for many parents, but throw in a gluten allergy and it’s even tougher.

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How to talk about resilience to your child

Tips and tricks to teach your children resilience skills.

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Healthy snacks while on the road

Travelling with children can be testing at the best of times. And finding healthy, filling food can add to the stress. Here are some tips to help.

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Cutting Sugar in Children’s Lunch-boxes

list A list of some common convenient lunchbox sweet choices often thought of as healthy, but which are actually loaded with added sugar

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6 tips for a happy and healthy Easter!

The Easter Bunny is the bearer of all things sweet in the world and while we know it's ok to indulge a little in chocolate treats over the Easter season, it’s a good idea to show a little restraint and not go too crazy.

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Salt and the link to overweight and obesity in children

We’re used to hearing about excess sugar and fat in relation to overweight and obesity in children, but did you know that high amounts of salt in the diet can also be a contributor to overweight and obesity in children?

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Back To School: Help Your Child Cope

Starting school involves a big change for your child and according to Kids Matter, it is important to help children cope by understanding their behaviours and helping them recognise, express and talk about their feelings.

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Thank you letters from children

When children send thank-you letters to Healthy Harold, this is the best reward Life Education can get.

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