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Drama Mumma

Drama Mumma

Bil Heit a.k.a. The Drama Mumma is an entertainer, early childhood and parenting educator and ‘Mum’ to three kids.


Passionate about the arts and the importance of creative expression for kids, Bil is also committed to promoting positive parent-child relationships and gentle parenting.

With qualifications in the Arts and Human Services (with a focus on Childhood and Family studies), Bil has over 15 years experience working with young families and children of all ages in various settings – music and drama workshops, playgroup facilitation, and early childhood & development programs.


Far from perfect in any area of life, The Drama Mumma seeks to learn from mistakes, always be open to better ways of doing things, and to advocate for the respect of others in all circumstances.

As a performer, this year she will feature in GREASE – The Arena Experience as it tours nationally. Guest starring Dami Im, this ground-breaking production will feature a new mass ensemble cast of talented locals from each new city, providing them with an unforgettable performance experience (and teaching the professional cast a thing or two along the way)!


Articles

YOU KNOW YOU’RE A PARENT WHEN…

At this time of year (the end of it) we can all feel a bit frazzled and disorganized, not to mention a tad drained simply by the daily grind of parenting. There are some universal truths when it comes to… Continue Reading >

8 MINUTES A DAY? – Quality Time

I’ve heard it said spending just 8 minutes of your day with (each of your) children is sufficient to sustain and build healthy relationships. I’m thinking “just eight minutes? I spend heaps more time than that…” Then I really start… Continue Reading >

Playtime Rules

Child: “I’m bored! Can I watch something?” Mum: “No, you’ve seen enough tv.” Child: “Muuuuuuum, there’s nothing to doooooo…” Mum: (suggests one thousand different ideas that are not the tv or an electronic device and then says) “Well… you’ll think… Continue Reading >

ANGELS AND DEMONS – shape shifting behaviour in our kids

How wonderful it feels when the school teacher or day care provider compliments our child’s behaviour, or comments on something particularly amazing or thoughtful they witnessed that day. Then before you’ve even returned home there’s been a scuffle in the… Continue Reading >

BACK TO SCHOOL BLUES?

The holidays are finishing and the kids are all “bored”… it’s time to go back to school! Some of us cry ‘yippee!’ while others are sad to get back into the routine of the daily grind (packing lunches, drop-offs/pick-ups and… Continue Reading >

Imagination Matters

In my last post, I gave some tips on how to encourage our children in free-play. Tips for them but also tips for us. I posted it thinking, “Wow, I hope parents don’t think I’m Captain Obvious or Offensive, telling… Continue Reading >

Prepped for Prep

Ms5 started Prep this year (sob) BUT not until Term 2. I was surprised they allowed her to start part way through the year, as Prep has become compulsory – in QLD at least – as of 2017. She was… Continue Reading >

 

 

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