Tag: childhood

Queenslanders, let’s keep our kids active this winter

The cold and windy days of winter can sometimes discourage us from getting the physical activity we need to stay healthy. Despite the chill, it’s vitally important for Queenslanders to keep warm and stay well with physical activity. Physical activity for all seasons is particularly important for our kids, to ensure optimum wellbeing and provide…

Cancer Council helps parents talk to kids about cancer

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Cancer Council has launched the latest edition of its nationally accredited guide to help parents talk to their children about cancer – from breaking the news of a diagnosis, to coping with life after treatment. Talking to Kids About Cancer is a national resource, designed to help parents talk with children of various ages about…

Live Well, Be Well Radio – 23 January

Live well be well

23 January: Back to school, healthy ‘Straya Days, warm roasted veggie salad recipe & staying 100% motivated! Listen to the latest Live Well, Be Well radio podcast with Katie Clift here, and catch up on episodes you may have missed. Live Well, Be Well radio is broadcast across Queensland each Saturday morning on 96Five and…

Eggs, apples, rice, carrots the new lunchbox loves

Healthy Eating

Cancer Council is lifting the lid on Queensland lunchboxes as parents prepare to send kids back-to-school, with research showing many packed lunches are alarmingly low on veggies. With just two sleeps before kids head back to the classroom, Cancer Council is calling on parents to plan ahead for their child’s daily health and wellbeing. Cancer…

Call for Christmas donations to help beat childhood cancers

Jimboomba local 11-year-old Lucy Newman and her mum Julie will both spend this Christmas fighting cancer. While most families are opening presents on Christmas morning – Lucy and Julie will be fighting for both their lives – together. In 2013, Lucy, nine, was diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukaemia and earlier this year Julie was given…

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