4 Signs You’ve Started Toilet Training Too Soon

Knowing when to start toilet training can be complicated. There is no single sign that tells us when our little people are ready to start this process, and in certain cases for even those children who are ready to start… Continue Reading >

Managing Allergies in Children in the Early Years

My son is anaphylactic to peanuts, cashews and pistachios and has allergic rhinitis with a dust mite allergy. I have also been dealing with allergies and anaphylaxis in my 20+ year career as an early childhood teacher and director. Managing… Continue Reading >

It’s about the journey, not the destination: Nurturing your child’s confidence and social independence 

Those blissful* early childhood and primary school years can seem like they will last forever. It’s a time when our kids are still largely dependent on us for most things and, just when you’ve got the hang of it, suddenly… Continue Reading >

How to Boost Toddler Confidence

Toddlers lose all day long! They’re weaker, slower, shorter, less verbal, and clumsier than almost everybody they know. They just want to win a few! You can’t protect your child from all the losses he’ll suffer while he’s growing up…. Continue Reading >

The Five Things You Need to Know when Looking for the Right Childcare

By Harmony Early Learning CEO Peter Warner   The five things you need to know when looking for the right childcare Finding the right childcare or kindergarten for your child can be a daunting process and stir up a range… Continue Reading >

Winter Safety Heading Into Spring at Home

Our homes are often places that we feel safe and secure, however, did you know that they are the most common location where childhood injuries occur? As we all try to keep warm through the last of the long, cold… Continue Reading >

Separation anxiety at drop-off….help! 

We’ve all been there – rushing to work, battling traffic, scoffing a breakfast bar because we haven’t had time to eat a proper meal……we finally get to childcare, only for our little one to… Just. Stop. They grab our legs… Continue Reading >

How to Prepare Your Child for a New Baby

Having a new baby is usually a very exciting time for parents as it involves new beginnings and a new chapter in our life. What we may forget as parents is that it is an even more crucial chapter in… 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 >

Do you actually know why your child is fussy?

6 incisive fundamentals to healthy Fuss-Free-Feeding. + BONUS why they like the foods they do (so you know what to offer them to expand their range) Do the articles available on Fussy Eating generally, seem a little stale and repetitive… Continue Reading >