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7 Effective Ways to Increase Your Child’s Reading Skills

Reading is an incredibly important part of your child’s emotional and intellectual development.  Strong reading skills set your child up for success later in life in many ways. Your child will learn new words and improve both their language association skills and the fundamentals of language Reading increases your child’s ability to learn across all [...]

2017-12-04T15:31:19+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Articles|

The Absolute Essentials of a Quality Child Care Centre

Trusting someone else to care for your child can be a difficult decision, but it is easier if you know what the essentials of quality child care centre are. This way you can assess if they provide the level of care that you want for your child. As the parent of a young child, you [...]

2017-05-23T14:41:26+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Articles|

7 Fabulous Family Activities for Autumn

Feeling down about the days of summer coming to an end?  You probably aren’t alone. Summer is filled with so many activities that you can participate in with your children. Going to the beach to swim and build sand castles Festivals and fairs for many occasions Taking holidays while your children are out of school [...]

2017-05-23T14:41:26+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Articles|

6 Ways to Get Your Pre-Kindy Child Ready for School

Starting school is a huge milestone in a child’s life. Often parents are worried that they have not done enough to prepare their child for this transition. This is especially true in Australia because it has some of the earliest starting ages anywhere. Also, the fact that each state sets its own guidelines means that [...]

2017-05-23T14:41:26+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Articles|

7 Techniques to Help Your Child Sleep at Night

Just like adults, many children have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep at night. Some children are too restless at night to settle down enough to fall asleep. Others may fall asleep easily, but seem to wake up at the slightest noise. Others may experience difficulty sleeping with a babysitter. Sleep is crucial to your [...]

2017-05-23T14:41:26+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Articles|

Keep Your Family Organised With These Extraordinary Apps

When you have kids, your family schedules and routines can seem overwhelming…. Doctors’ appointments, soccer practices, piano lessons, and study groups Packing nutritious lunches and picky eaters Finding a babysitter so that you can pamper yourself or have a date night with your spouse Doing laundry, grocery shopping, and keeping track of everyone’s shoes. Sometimes [...]

2017-05-23T14:41:26+00:00 February 14th, 2017|Articles|

7 Super Easy At-Home Exercises for Busy Mums

Thinking about how you can fit in exercise—on top of everything else—can be daunting. With busy home lives, professional lives and family lives, it’s hard to find both the time and energy needed to exercise. But there’s a solution. Studies have found that short bursts of exercise can be just as beneficial as workouts that [...]

2017-12-04T15:33:46+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Articles|

18 Unique and Interactive Play Date Ideas

Play dates give children a fun way to interact with others, learn social skills — while mums and dads take a step back or visit with other parents. Having unique ideas on-hand will make planning and setting up play dates easier. They’ll also make the day more enjoyable for your children because they have a [...]

2017-05-11T19:33:23+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Articles|

Your Ultimate Guide to the Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate

When your child attends a daycare centre with positive values and a healthy environment, you can have peace of mind. When your child receives an education founded upon an early learning framework provided by exceptional educators, you can have confidence. Even if the right centre costs a little more — it’s worth it. But what [...]

2017-12-13T09:48:56+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Articles|

10 Reasons A Daily Routine is Important for Your Child (and How to Set One)

All families need some type of routine to establish normalcy, a way to get things done and a sense of security. Children often fear the unknown - whether it’s the broccoli on their plate - or a big life change like moving to a different house or gaining a new sibling. While change is a [...]

2017-05-11T19:25:48+00:00 January 10th, 2017|Articles|