Category: Resources for Malta Mums

Bullying in schools in Malta

Bullying in schools in Malta

[ 2 ] 03/11/2014 |

A couple of weeks ago I got contacted by Teodor Reljic from MaltaToday to discuss about the subject of bullying in schools in Malta. It appears that Malta has one of the highest bullying rates reported by 10-year-olds according to the 2011 Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) which in my eyes is scary: 36% of […]

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How to apply for the eResidence card in Malta – the most up to date information!

How to apply for the eResidence card in Malta – the most up to date information!

[ 0 ] 28/08/2014 |

This post is courtesy of Patricia Graham, representing the Facebook group Class Action Against ARMS LTD*, a Facebook group that has been formed for interested parties to stay up to date with the latest issues affecting Non Maltese Residents, who are EU Nationals, initially with regard to the over charging by the Utility company ARMS Ltd and […]

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Chilled avocado summer soup

Chilled avocado summer soup

[ 0 ] 28/08/2014 |

A super simple, healthy and refreshing summer soup to cool us down! This recipe comes from Valeria Zammit, a mum of one, a professional photographer specializing in maternity and family events photography, owner of the Gallery of Vallery, and maltamum card partner. Preparation time: 10′ Ingredients Avocados Spring onions Green chillies Cherry tomatoes Cucumber Plenty of coriander […]

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Child Nutrition and Cooking, a self-paced free online course – University of Stanford

Child Nutrition and Cooking, a self-paced free online course – University of Stanford

[ 0 ] 04/06/2014 |

At a Glance Self-paced online course – began in 2013 and is still available for free 5 hours of videos and quizzes Statement of Accomplishment: None Subtitles: English, Spanish Click here and watch the videos About this Course Eating patterns that begin in childhood affect health and well-being across the lifespan. The culture of eating has changed […]

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Nutrition and Children – basic guide

Nutrition and Children – basic guide

[ 1 ] 29/05/2014 |

Guest post by Nutritionist, Mirela Burhuc*   Most of children nowadays rely too much on junk food, fast food (pizza, burgers, fries, chicken nuggets) and if given money to purchase foods by themselves, their choices are: chips, biscuits, crisps, cakes, sugary fizzy colas and juice drinks. I sometime see photos on FB posted by their parents […]

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Nutritional needs of new mothers – LACTATION – a short guide

Nutritional needs of new mothers – LACTATION – a short guide

[ 0 ] 24/05/2014 |

Guest post by Nutritionist, Mirela Burhuc* After giving birth, you would definitely need again extra calories and nutrients. There are two reasons why: To help your body to recover To be able to produce milk if you decide to breast-feed your baby Unfortunately my story was on the side of not being able to breastfeed my […]

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Nutrition for Your Healthy Pre-Pregnancy and Pregnancy Time

Nutrition for Your Healthy Pre-Pregnancy and Pregnancy Time

[ 0 ] 22/05/2014 |

The Stress-free Short Survival Guide Guest post by Nutritionist, Mirela Burhuc*   If I knew all the information I know right now about how the body is functioning and the nutrients it needs to be healthy, I would definitely have had a different approach before and during my pregnancy time especially on the way I looked […]

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Set up your mind for a good health for your family

Set up your mind for a good health for your family

[ 0 ] 21/05/2014 |

Guest post by Nutritionist, Mirela Burhuc*   The human body, my dears, is an amazing machine. With about 75 trillion cells organized to form tissues, organs and body systems it has all it needs to give you a long life. But like every other machine, it needs care and maintenance and proper food for a good development […]

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Mum takes on Government

Mum takes on Government

[ 4 ] 24/04/2014 |

In case you are not aware of, Expats, no matter if they are EU residents, work and pay taxes in Malta, are charged 30% more in electricity and water bills (utility bills) than the Maltese, if the property they rent is registered under the domestic rate instead of the residential one. Patricia Graham, who is […]

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Interview with Valerie Brincat, PR representative of the Autism Parents Association in Malta

Interview with Valerie Brincat, PR representative of the Autism Parents Association in Malta

[ 0 ] 29/03/2014 |

Valerie Brincat is the PR representative of the Autism Parents Association in Malta,  a non governmental association, designed to help and facilitate the process to families with children effected by Autism. She is also the creator of Twiggle Land Learning Activities. Twiggle Land Activities are designed for typically developing children, and have also been specifically adapted […]

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