Get your child back on track this year using the power of goal setting

Media kindly brought to you by Goalstar Rewards   After two years of navigating life during a pandemic, who else thought that 2022 was finally going to be when everything got back to normal?! Of course, that hasn’t been the… Continue Reading >

Brain Training’ or ‘Network-Building, What is the Best Approach for My Child?

By Dean of Research and Program Development, MindChamps, Brian Caswell   Over the years, one of the recurrent questions we receive from parents, though expressed in many different ways, is this one: ‘What can I, as a parent, do to help… Continue Reading >

How to teach kids about gravity and friction the fun way, with VTech

Media kindly brought to you by VTech  If you assumed that physics was outside of your child’s grasp until secondary school, think again! Early STEAM education (science, technology, engineering, arts and maths) has gained momentum in recent years and considering… Continue Reading >

How to use sand and water play to engage children in early STEAM education

Media kindly brought to you by Plum Play  It’s easy to underestimate how humble sand and water can play a big role in your child’s grasp of basic science and creative expression that help them make sense of the world…. Continue Reading >

What the rise of gentle parenting can teach all parents?

The increasingly popular method of parenting known as ‘gentle parenting’ is based on a more peaceful and positive approach to parenting, rather than the ‘old school’ authoritarian parenting style.  Whether you subscribe to the ideologies of the gentle parenting movement,… Continue Reading >

STEM – What is it? And how can I incorporate it at home?

Welcome back to another blog post. This week we are looking at this new concept of STEM. “What is that?” I heard you say. Well, believe it or not, you wouldn’t be alone in asking this question. To put it… Continue Reading >

Reasons Why Parents Engage with Schools

When a parent goes to a school they usually approach the teachers or the principal for one of five reasons. When the teacher or principal asks the very first question after a parent has expressed their issue the first question… Continue Reading >

5 Lessons I’ve Learned as an Eczema Mum

Ah… the life of an eczema mum. Whether it comes out of the blue, or you had an inkling your child might develop eczema as it runs in the family, it is still challenging! The creams, the scratching, the waking… Continue Reading >

How to approach your child’s teacher

How should you approach your child’s teacher when you are concerned about something occurring at school? Parents often find themselves in difficult situations with teachers. While teachers are there to facilitate your child’s learning, their roles and responsibilities have changed… Continue Reading >

What is Speech Pathology?

By Youthrive Speech Pathologist Freeda Thong   What do Speech Pathologists do? Most people will think that a speech pathologist works only with children, and to only treat lisps. How boring that would be for those working as speech pathologists… Continue Reading >