All posts by James

Aspirations For Adolescents

Secondary school is an exciting and challenging time for adolescents, and for their parents. But how can you connect with your son or daughter, and support them during this time? KATE BARBER talks to high-school guidance counsellor KAY HENSON about connecting with our kids. They …

Letting Go

Father to a busy one-year-old, JAMES ALLAN understands how easy it is to see all that pre-baby hard work unravel. Family requires sacrifice. One which often sees fit, healthy males let themselves go. The arms may be large, but unfortunately so is the waistline. Why …

Power To You

You’re probably well aware of the usual message preached by traditional power companies to ‘help’ you save money on your power bills – use less power. It’s not the best advice, especially when the barometer’s dropping and the forecast is for snow! Discover an energy …

Protecting those Precious Pearls

Grahame Dutton of Duxton Dental explains the factors that increase the risk of dental trauma for kids, and offers some advice about looking after their vulnerable teeth. Unlike sharks who can grow up to 50,000 teeth in a lifetime, humans only get two sets: their …

Snow Planet 50% off School Holiday Offer

Looking for something awesome for the kids to do these holidays? You’ve found it!. Snowplanet has mountains of fun activities to keep boredom at bay and entertainment at a maximum: from a few hours to full day, get on down to Snow Planet and save …

July School Holidays at Capital E

Capital E is jam packed with great activities for children and young people during the July School Holidays. From inspirational storytelling to musical adventures and 360 degree cameras, their range of options will light a creative spark! sure to check out their state-of-the-art digital studios …

Dinosaurs & Dragons School Holiday Fun

Dinosaurs, Dragons, claw and roars! We’ve turned our attention to real and mythological creatures these school holidays. Catch Dinosaurs at Dusk or Dragons: Real Myths and Unreal Legends in the planetarium theatre then head into the space room for activities, dry ice experiments and interactive …