Dr Margie

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So far Dr Margie has created 23 blog entries.

How can you help your toddler or school-aged child go to sleep?

Sometimes getting our children to sleep at night can seem the hardest thing to do and so draining at the end of a long day when you just want to sit down and have some quiet adult time. I so clearly remember coming home from mothers group with my first child feeling like a failure […]

By |March 24th, 2015|

Sunscreen and vitamin D: Getting the balance right

Sunburn was almost a rite of passage when I was a kid. Thankfully, as parents, we now know the dangers of sunburn and the long term risk of skin cancer.

Avoiding sunburn in our children is always best, but that doesn’t mean our kids should avoid the sun altogether.  Some sun exposure is important. The challenge […]

By |March 3rd, 2015|

Back to school: Six ways to help your kids make a smooth transition

Switching from holidays to a structured school day can be challenging for children. With both a new preppie starting school and my eldest starting high school, I have been reflecting on how I can help make the transition a little easier.

Over the holidays we all experience that welcome loss of routine with late nights, sleepovers, […]

By |February 13th, 2015|