AVOIDING THE WINTER KILO CREEP

(Top 4 Tips to Tame the Temptations)   The days are slowly starting to get a little bit longer, but the cold weather hasn’t completely left us yet unfortunately. For many of us, the promise of spring feels so far… Continue Reading >

GymbaROO

GymbaROO-KindyROO is an Australian researched and designed parent and child education program that nurtures the natural stages of neurological development.
Now a Franchise operation, GymbaROO-KindyROO centres can be found throughout Australia and in an increasing num-ber of countries overseas.

Gardening with Kids – A great opportunity for nature play

With all of the technology and structured indoor activities available to our children, it sometimes seems as though playing outside in the fresh air and amongst nature is an old-fashioned ideal. However, nature play is not just a ‘nice to… Continue Reading >

MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY

There are a number of different types of Muscular Dystrophies. Most of the research into exercise and neuromuscular conditions has focused on Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and Becker Muscular Dystrophy. This factsheet provides a general overview of benefits for neuromuscular conditions…. Continue Reading >

Tips for Travelling as a Special Needs Family

Travel can be a daunting prospect for special needs families. Depending on the specific needs of your child, it can be tough finding appropriate accommodation, transport and activities to meet all your requirements. It can also be overwhelming leaving the… Continue Reading >

50 fun and easy things to do with your kids at home

We’re in the middle of the school holidays right across Australia which means many parents are probably hearing their kids whine about how bored they are, am I right? Well don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with an epic list… Continue Reading >

Benefits of Music in Childhood Development

Media kindly brought to you by Music Beat   Throughout history, music has been a useful teaching tool to support children’s learning and development. For thousands of years, the creation of music has helped children develop social, emotional, cognitive and… Continue Reading >

Winter Holiday Indoor Boredom Busters which will Keep your Children Engaged and Entertained (without spending a cent)

Written by Alice Zsembery   And just like that we are into June and approaching another set of school holidays! Unlike those distant summer days, the winter school holidays can bring with them a new challenge: entertaining the kids (predominantly)… Continue Reading >

Finished the last page of a great book? Try these ideas to expand kids’ thinking

There are lots of fun extension activities to do with our kids once the last page has been read. Here are practical, tired and tested ideas to try when expanding kids’ experiences, opinions and concepts about the books they read…. Continue Reading >

Medicare and Judgement

The other day I had to make the dreaded trip into the Medicare office as my Husband and I decided we wanted ourselves, and all our children, on the same card. I had phoned Medicare and found out that this… Continue Reading >