Writers: Kimberley Paterson

Kimberley Paterson

Kimberley Paterson is a writer and public relations expert living in Whangaparaoa. She had an initial career as a registered nurse and has spent the last 20 years writing about health and well-being.

Montessori ECE

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Dr Maria Montessori founded the first Montessori community in 1907 in the slums of Rome, Italy and an educational philosophy grew from her work with these fifty poor, illiterate children. Continue reading »

Sinusitis

sinusitis

This article describes the uncomfortable condition of sinusitis, including some valuable advice on relieving the symptoms of sinusitis.

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Seasonal Affective Disorder, SAD, or the Winter Blues

Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD as it is commonly known, is described here, as well as¬†common signs¬†and possible treatments for those winter blues. Continue reading »

Pneumonia

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This article covers the signs and symptoms of pneumonia, the treatment and the complications that can occur in children with pneumonia.

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Croup

Croup

This article covers the signs and symptoms of croup, the treatment and the complications that can occur in children with croup.¬†¬†¬† Continue reading »

Colds

Colds

This article on colds is full of great advice on how to ease the symptoms of the common cold, including traditional and natural remedies.

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Cold sores

Cold sores

This article explains the cause of cold sores, how to prevent the spread of them and the treatment available for cold sores in New Zealand today.

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Chilblains

chilblain

Chilblains can be a pretty miserable winter ailment. This article discusses the causes, prevention and treatment of chilblains.

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Chapped lips

Chapped lips

This article on chapped lips contains great information on how to prevent and treat chapped lips in adults and children.

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Bronchiolitis

Bronchiolitis

This article covers the signs and symptoms of bronchiolitis, the treatment and the complications that can occur in babies with bronchiolitis.

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