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Teaching Mindfulness and Kindness to Children

In our booming digital age with its high expectations and fast-paced living, it’s easy to lose track of our mindfulness. Visible stresses, the ones we carry on our shoulders from work to home and the struggles of everyday life, muddies teaching mindfulness and kindness to children. When we recognise our thoughts, we can take ownership. [...]

2019-03-05T10:46:16+00:00May 14th, 2019|Articles|

What is the Early Years Learning Framework?

Have you heard of the Early Years Learning Framework or its acronym EYLF? If you’re looking for a daycare solution, you’ll come across these terms and more. Sometimes, they’re used in conjunction with other words like ‘belonging’, ‘being’ and ‘becoming’. For new parents seeking a safe and secure place to care for their child, daycare [...]

2019-03-05T10:00:45+00:00April 30th, 2019|Articles|

Integrity: Do you have one of the top traits of a child care educator?

One of the essential aspects of the National Quality Framework (NQF) is that it seeks to establish a system of integrity and quality. This is evident in Quality Area 7: Governance and Leadership where effective leaders establish values for all employees including child care educators. Yet integrity permeates throughout the NQS. It also applies to [...]

2019-04-24T17:53:54+00:00April 24th, 2019|Articles, Culture|

Your Guide to Flu Vaccinations in 2019

When your child is ill nothing else matters. You just want them to feel better. Full immunity against the flu is impossible, but you can boost your child’s defence while they’re in the best of health and physical fitness. Forewarned is forearmed with our guide to flu vaccinations. Every year, the warnings about the next [...]

2019-02-27T08:41:50+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Articles|

How To Care For A Sick Child: Colds, Headaches and Coughs

There’s no instant cure to make your child feel better. It doesn’t matter if they have a cold, headache or a cough, when your child feels sick it can be a heart-wrenching time. But while you can’t wave your magical want to heal them, you can help your sick child feel more comfortable. If you’re concerned [...]

2019-04-24T15:09:18+00:00April 9th, 2019|Articles|

Baby Health Check: Quick Tips To Make Sure Baby Is Healthy

It’s natural for parents to worry about the health of their newborn baby. It’s perfectly normal in those first few months to check on them regularly, ask lots of questions of more experienced mums and compare your baby’s development to others. To put your mind at ease, here are some of the most common questions [...]

2019-02-20T10:33:38+00:00April 2nd, 2019|Articles|

10 YouTube Channels For Kids

The world of kids entertainment has changed. Today, children are more likely to jump on a tablet to watch a children’s program than access free-to-air kids TV. Did you know that children aged between 0-14 use an average of 3.1 digital devices to access video content? With content readily available online, it’s no wonder YouTube channels [...]

2019-04-03T22:09:57+00:00March 26th, 2019|Articles|

Embracing The Value of Play-based Learning

From the moment a child is born, there are playful beginnings. A newborn is hardwired to move about and experiment with how things, like fingers, wiggle and touch. Though it may seem ordinary, a baby naturally embarks on an adventure of a lifetime through play-based learning. Children actively participate in their own development. It is [...]

2019-03-23T15:43:39+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Articles|