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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 [...]

March 28th, 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

February 7th, 2017|Articles|

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

When your child attends a day care centre with positive values and a healthy environment, you can have peace of mind. When your child is receiving an education based on an early learning framework given by exceptional educators, you can have confidence. And even if the right centre may cost a little more — it’s [...]

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 [...]

January 10th, 2017|Articles|