The Nest at Fair@Square on December 3 and 4 2016
will show you how
The aim of this program is to raise awareness, inform you, and share tips and tricks to transform your home into a healthy sanctuary.
I have brought together a broad cross section of speakers to address the different aspects of creating a healthy and happy home and to provide some practical tips and insights to help you start asking the right questions when renovating or decorating your home.
Here is the schedule:
11:00 – 11:30 am Talk:
Workshop Grow: Just One Thing: The first step in a fresh food journey.
Kyrstie Barcak, A Fresh Legacy. If you’re thinking about starting your own vegetable garden to create fresh healthy meals for your family in less time with less stress, Kyrstie’s workshop will set you in the right direction. #AFreshLegacy
12:00 – 12:40 pm Talk:
Talk: Create an Organic Sanctuary for Your Little Ones
Vinita Baravkar, Bhumi Organic Cotton, explains the differences between organic cotton textiles and conventional textiles, and the impacts of these fabrics on small children.#ComeHomeToBhumi
1:00 – 1:40 pm Talk:
Renovating or Redecorating your Child’s Room? What you need to know before you start.
Bronwyn Bennett, Creating Healthy Spaces, chats about the potential health hazards in your home and the strategies you can implement to create a healthy nursery, bedroom and playroom.
2:00 – 2:40 pm Talk:
Working with an Architect to Achieve your Healthy Home
Architect Antony Di Mase looks at the design process, developing a design brief, understanding key milestones and working with your architect to avoid the disasters we often hear about.
3:00- 3:40 pm Workshop:
Water-wise, Kid wise. Smart Water Use. What can you do to be smarter with water when renovating?
Danielle King, Green Moves, suggests ways to save one of our most precious resources – water – with the added benefit of saving money. Be prepared to participate and leave with a customised action list for your home.
4:00- 4:40pm Workshop/Talk:
Creating an Intentional Space that Grows with You and Your Baby
Mel Van Kuyk, Melvk. Humans are not static beings: we move, we change and we grow. As our families evolve, so do our needs. Learn how to create an intentional home that enhances the wellbeing of both mama and child.
11:00 – 11:40 am Talk:
Unjunk It! It’s Time to Create a Junk-Free Childhood.
Monica Meldrum, Whole Kids, believes kids should have a childhood where they are free to explore, free to discover and learn, and free to be kids. Come and learn how to Junk the Junk.
12:00 – 12:40 pm Parent Workshop:
Learn to Communicate with Your Baby Using Baby Sign Language.
Alanna Quigley, Baby Babble, equips you with the skills to communicate with your baby from around six months old using Auslan (Australian Sign Language) to reduce frustration and tantrums.
1:00 – 1:40 pm Talk:
Designing for Children.
Megan Norgate, Brave New Eco, shares recommendations for creating a healthy, low-environmental-impact home that adapts to a family’s changing needs.
2:00- 2:40 pm Talk:
Create an Organic Sanctuary for Your Little Ones
Vinita Baravkar, Bhumi Organic Cotton, discusses the differences between organic cotton textiles and conventional textiles, and the impacts of these fabrics on small children.
3:00 – 3:40pm Talk:
Smarter Homes the Smarter Way:
Sam Buckby, Smarter Buildings. Do the terms “home automation”, “smart technology” and “radiation-emitting WiFi” worry you? If they do, you’re not alone. Join Sam for a presentation on how you can have a Smart Home without the complexities and dangers that may have stopped you until now.
4:00- 4:40pm Talk:
Renting? Learn How to Create a Healthy Nursery, Bedroom and Playroom, Even in Rented Premises
Bronwyn Bennett, Creating Healthy Spaces, chats about potential health hazards in homes and the strategies you can implement, as renters, to create healthy bedrooms and playrooms for your children.
We look forward to seeing you on the days and would love you to spread the word about our program of events.
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