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Miss Mauzie’s Famous Zucchini Slice

Our much-loved cook Miss Mauzie has a knack at planning and preparing nutritious meals the children gobble up at lunch time. But one of her dishes gets so much praise we had to share it …

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Why we should stop saying “Be Careful”

This is a very interesting article from Child & Nature Alliance of Canada on why we should stop using the words "Be Careful!". In short, “Be careful!” can mean so much, but without the specific details, …

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Sick Child? Phone House Call Doctor

As a busy parent it can be difficult to juggle work and family life.  Throw an unwell child into the mix and it can be panic stations!  We thought this after-hours doctor might be of …

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July 8, 2016: Darwin Convention Centre, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. Credit: Pat Brunet / Event Photos Australia

Celebrating NAIDOC Week

NAIDOC Week provides an opportunity to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. It falls in the first full week of July each year with its origins traced back …

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Dosing up on vitamins and minerals the natural way

The temperature has dropped and we’re right in the middle of cold and flu season.  Time to boost your family’s immune system by dosing them up on vitamins and minerals the natural way with extra …

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Talking About Tummy Bugs

We’ve all had contagious tummy bugs and know how quickly they can spread through the whole family.  It’s one of those things we share but no one wants. Tummy bugs are extremely unpleasant for adults …

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NAIDOC week at Benowa Children’s Centre

Jingi Jumelungs (Welcome Friends). During NAIDOC week we have been celebrating the history and culture of our indigenous Australians. As a Centre and community we have a strong commitment to providing an environment that is …

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