Looking after your baby

A step-by-step guide for planning a funeral

Organising a funeral can at first seem like an overwhelming and complicated process, made even harder by the emotional stress that usually follows the loss of a loved one. In light of this, many people these days are enlisting the aid of funeral directors to pre-plan their own funeral in order to make the task easier for those they leave behind. In other cases, where a funeral was not pre-planned, families tend to consult funeral homes for help regardless, especially since they know exactly what you're going through and will do what they can do to make the process bearable.   Read More...

How to Handle Dental Emergencies

Dental emergencies should never be ignored; if you don't see an emergency dentist as soon as needed, you may be risking an oral infection or permanent tooth loss that could otherwise be avoided. Note a few tips for handling different dental emergencies so you have the best chance of recovery and don't aggravate any injuries to the mouth and jaw as well. Pain and swelling  Some people mistakenly put aspirin directly on the area inside the mouth and gum line that is swollen or in pain, but aspirin and other such painkillers may burn the sensitive tissue of the gum.   Read More...

Five Things You Can Do During Skin Cancer Action Week

Skin Cancer Action Week runs from November 20 - 26, 2016. The purpose of this week is to build awareness of skin cancer, a condition that affects two in three Australians before the age of 70. Wondering what you could do to get involved with Skin Cancer Action Week on a personal level? Here are some ideas to consider: 1. Build awareness through social media. Regardless of which social media sites you use, consider building awareness by posting informational, educational or inspirational articles or videos about skin cancer.   Read More...

Winter Skin Care Tips

When winter arrives, it brings with it a new set of challenges for your skin.  Although the sun may have gone, central heating, icy wind, and rain can all cause your skin to dry, chafe, and crack, potentially leading to wrinkles and a dull complexion.  Here are some top tips on winter skincare to keep you looking healthy and glowing this winter! Consult a pro If you tend to suffer from skin problems, it's a really good idea to have a chat with a therapist at your local spa or salon.   Read More...

Teaching Your Child To Wear Their New Prescription Glasses

If your child has problems with their vision and is prescribed glasses from a young age, they may be anxious or self-conscious about wearing them at first. Here are some tips on how to teach your youngster to wear their new prescription glasses with pride! Check for comfort If you notice that the child is continually removing the glasses, check that the fit is still comfortable and correct. Kids grow quickly and their glasses can become too tight, causing them to pinch over the bridge of the nose or behind the ears.   Read More...