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Children

Toilet Training Workshop at Women’s Health & Wellbeing Services

Women’s Health & Wellbeing Services, together with Communicare are pleased to be running a FREE Toilet Training Workshop at our office in Gosnells on Thursday the 27th of February 2020. From 6.00pm – 7.30pm. This informative workshop aims to provide you with knowledge and tools to help you through this stage with your child. 

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The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron
Advice

The Artist’s Way

The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron is a unique book in that it encourages anyone who reads it to remember that they we ALL are creative beings, having been created from a divine source. It doesn’t matter what you believe about yourself and your own creativity (or perceived lack of), or what you believe spiritually, this book will awaken a long-forgotten part of you.

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They put what where?
Advice

Talking to your kids about Sex (gasp!)

Does the idea of talking to your children about sex fill you with dread? Or are you keen to open up a conversation (or a few conversations!) but don’t know how? Are you worried about what children are exposed to online and/or about pornography?  Recall how you learnt about sex – was it helpful or not? What would you like to do differently with your children? What would you like them to know that you didn’t? So. Many. Questions!

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Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation Frocktober
Physical Health

Frocktober for ovarian cancer

In the month of October, staff member Melanie ran a campaign for Frocktober (https://www.frocktober.org.au/) and raised over $1400. What is Frocktober? Frocktober is an annual event run by the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation (OCRF;  https://www.ocrf.com.au/) to raise much needed funds (research is severely underfunded) and awareness about ovarian cancer.

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let's talk about sex image with condoms
Advice

Let’s talk about sex!

Sex – none of us would be here without it – and yet for many people it’s a topic of awkwardness and embarrassment. Every person is a sexual being, and sexuality is an important but often overlooked aspect of living a contented and full life, not matter what age or sexual orientation you are.

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Challenge

The Push Up Challenge

Have you heard about The Push Up Challenge? It is a challenge that runs from the 8th to the 28th of July and it is raising awareness for mental health and raising funds for Headspace. This year I decided to participate in the challenge and it wouldn’t be doing much to raise awareness if I didn’t actually tell people about it.

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sliced truffles
Food & Drink

Foodie Fridays – Down South Edition

Welcome everyone to the special ‘Down South” Edition of Foodie Fridays. I have just got back from a trip “down south” to Ferguson Valley, then Manjimup for Truffle Season, and Margaret River, so I thought I would share some exciting foodie experiences from my trip.

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various fruits and vegetables
Food & Drink

Foodie Fridays – Edition 1

Welcome to the first edition of Foodie Fridays. As most of you probably already know I’m a bit of a self-confessed foodie who loves cooking, eating and dining out. So I thought once a fortnight I would do a quick whip around of all things food related – recent restaurants I’ve tried, recipes and fun food facts. I hope everyone enjoys!!

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we parents can all work together
Children

8 Parenting Tips

Parenting is not easy! There is no manual for parenting and not only do you have to learn as you go along but by the time you have got it sussed the children have grown out of that stage and it’s time to learn again!

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What's On Perth

International Women’s Day 2019

March 8th saw us celebrate International Women’s Day. In the lead up, we put a call out to our WHWS community, for contributions of any kind, to see what the women in our area have been up to. We were so pleased with the contributions sent in and we really thank each of you who took the time to share with us your talents.

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how to balance life and work
Children

5 Tips for New Mums to Manage Work-Life Balance

This is a shout out to all you women out there who are still struggling and juggling between diapers and laptops. Yes! We truly understand your pain. Balancing between work and home can be a tedious and hectic task for sure; especially for new mums.

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