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Volume 5

November 2018


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Edi EdittorsLetter orsLetter Welcome to the November magazine, In this months magazine we have more great articles for you to read, Monsters and Magical Sticks on page 6; reminded me of bedtime as a child. Page 8 has some practical information about Capturing the Magic! Which I hope to try out over the next few months when taking photos of my children. This month we also have some informative articles on pages 14 and 24 relating to Sneezing and Itchy Red Eyes & Sugar and Diabetes - What’s the Connection? .... Now its time to make a cuppa and find a nice quiet place, maybe in the sun shine and have a quick read. Your Child in Whittlesea this month is running another amazing competition. We have copies of Little Reflections, a beautiful book to give away to two lucky readers, see page 12 for the Book Review and visit our Facebook page to enter. With the beautiful warm weather around it is time to get outside and have fun. There are plenty of activities to keep the kids entertained this month, see What’s On page 22. Don’t forget our local Whittlesea Show 3rd - 4th November, here Hannah is enjoying the Animal Nursery. If you know of any community events coming up that could be featured in What’s On, please email me to let us know - info@yourchildinwhittlesea.com.au I hope you enjoy reading the November edition,

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h a n n a H h t i w g Hangin Monash Adventure Park Madison Road, Monash, SA

With the holiday season approaching fast - this months Hanging with Hannah takes a trip to South Australia, to visit the Monash Adventure Park. This playground is designed for all ages and abili es, and is broken into different areas (toddler, preschooler and older children.) There is a flying fox, a giant swing lots of climbing equipment, slides, swings, a wheel chair swing, sand pit with digging toys, spinner and rockers. The park also offers beau ful gardens with seats and wet areas. Three undercover bbqs, three undercover picnic tables, rubbish bins and toilets. Hannah’s p of the month always keep a look out for amazing parks and playgrounds even when on holidays!

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We have copies of this beautiful book to give away to two lucky readers Go to our Facebook page for detail and how to enter Entries close 30th November 2018 12

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What’s On in Whittlesea Diwali Celebrations All Ages Welcome our new Hindi and Punjabi collections to Lalor Library with a Diwali dance performance by students from Niruththa Indian Fine Arts. Lalor Library Saturday 3 November

Kids Art Studio All Ages Join us for some crafty fun. In partnership with Thomastown Neighbourhood House. Thomastown Library Saturday 3 November Saturday 1 December 10.00am–1.00pm

Play2Learn Ages 18 months + Ensure your child is kindergarten-ready with activities known to stimulate brain development. Mill Park Library Wednesday 7 November Wednesday 5 December 10.00am–11.30am

Family Crafternoons All Ages Enjoy a range of fun and educational craft activities for the whole family. Lalor Library Sunday 11 & 25 November Sunday 9 December 1.30pm–2.30pm

Jewellery Art

Ages 8–12 Enjoy making your own jewellery? Italian Night Make your own bracelet or Celebrate Italian cultural heritage in the City of Whittlesea with a night of great other jewellery design. Whittlesea Library Italian comedy, including Pippo and Wednesday 28 November Pasquale (aka James Liotta and Piero 4.00pm–5.00pm Viavattene) and Italian music by Alitalia Duo. Student Art Exhibition In partnership with the Whittlesea Admire the talented artwork of Cultural Heritage Program. Mill Park Secondary College students. Mill Park Library Adults Mill Park Library Thursday 15 November Monday 19 November – 6.30pm–8.30pm Friday 7 December 22

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REMEMBRANCE DAY 2018

Friends of Kangaroo Ground War Memorial Park Inc. Invite you to a Service to mark the Centenary of WW1 ending. Service Starts sharp at 10.45am, On 11.11.2018 375 Kangaroo Ground - Yarra Glen Road, Kangaroo Ground Please bring a plate of food to share at the Picnic afterwards.

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Kids Corner Bikes Colourful Gardens Grass Green Flowers November October Playing Puddles Rain Rainbows September Sunshine Vegetables Walking Hey Kids you can be a ‘Your Child STAR’ share your jokes, recipes, puzzles, fun facts or photos with other Kids in Whittlesea Contact us: Kids Corner PO Box 280 Doreen 3754 email: info@yourchildinwhittlesea.com.au ph: 0455 312 166 0455 312and 166mention Your Child In Whittlesea27 26To advertise in Your Child in Whittlesea Call Shop Local


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d a e r B a n a n Ba Ingredients 265g Self Raising Flour 40g Plain Flour 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon 140g Brown Sugar (ďŹ rmly packed) 2 Overripe Bananas (mashed) 2 eggs (lightly whisked) 125ml Skim Milk 50g Bu er (melted and cooled)

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Useful Information Emergency Numbers Ambulance Fire Police Hospitals

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Northern Hospital................................................... Austin - Heidelberg................................................. Box Hill Hospital...................................................... Royal Children’s Hospital (Parkville).......................

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Crisis Centres Poisons.................................................................... Kids Help Line.......................................................... Lifeline..................................................................... Suicide Helpline - (Victoria only)............................. Nurse-on-Call.......................................................... Child Protection - (After Hours Service).................. Domestic Violence Crisis Centre............................. Sexual Assault Service (After Hours)....................... Centres Against Sexual Assault................................ Victims of Crime Helpline....................................... LifeCircle - HOPELINE.............................................. SANDS* Vic...*Stillbirth & Neonatal Death Support Australian Breastfeeding Association Helpline

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Your Local Police Station . Epping Police.......................................................... Kinglake Police........................................................ Mernda Police......................................................... Mill Park Police....................................................... Whittlesea Police ...................................................

9409 8100 57861333 9216 1200 9407 3333 97162102

Other Whittlesea City Council....................................

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Contents & Index of Advertisers Your quick guide to everyone and everything in Your Child...

Articles

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6 Monsters and Magical Sticks 8 Capturing The Magic! 14 Sneezing and Itchy Red Eyes? 20 Simple Self Care Tips for Busy Mums - Part 1 24 Sugar and Diabetes What’s the connection?

Regulars 4 Editors Letter 10 Hanging with Hannah 22 What’s On 26 Kids Corner 27 Kids in The Kitchen 28 Useful Information Book a full page ad from only $285 per month Call 0455 312 166

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