• Is your child ready for school?
    November 7, 2022
      Is your child ready for school in 2023?  Transitioning from preschool to ‘big’ school is an important milestone for any child, as well as for the whole family. Starting school is a time of excitement and enjoyment, but for some it can be a time of uncertainty and anxiety. Children face new expectations for […]
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  • The Inertia Plague: Why aren’t kids playing sport?
    October 1, 2022
    WORDS BY ERICA NEWTON, MYFIRSTGYM CO-FOUNDER Our kids are living through their own generational pandemic: the Inertia Plague. A lack of movement beyond their fingers across a screen. A withdrawal from face-to-face contact. A distinct dread of getting out of their pyjamas on the weekend/holidays. Research shows it’s official: our kids’ participation in sports is […]
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    March 1, 2022
    WORDS BY ERICA NEWTON, MYFIRSTGYM CO-FOUNDER “There’s just so much going on and I feel like I’m being pulled in twenty different directions. I need a break, and we’ve only just finished with the school holidays.”  Speak to any parent, and the start of the 2022 school year has hit them with a bang regardless […]
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  • Get off the couch this month!
    January 1, 2022
    WORDS BY ERICA NEWTON, MYFIRSTGYM CO-FOUNDER The antidote to your child’s Christmas Couch Fest. As parents who’ve been spat out the other end of the Christmas machine with endless presents to buy, get-togethers, chocolate, all-the-good-things-to-eat-and-drink and New Year’s festivities thrown in on top, early January is a welcome sight to behold. Blobbing on the couch in […]
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