Fixed versus Growth Mindset? Cultivating a growth mindset.

Many high achievers also struggle with a fixed mindset. This article firstly explains what we mean by fixed mindset and growth mindset and then provides some helpful tips for parents for contribute to a growth mindset. What is this mindset… 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 >

Beautiful books to boost language development in early childhood from Manhattan Toy Company

Newly arrived at Kaleidoscope are Manhattan’s gorgeous new range of books specifically designed for newborn and up. The range starts with the Wimmer-Ferguson Baby Zoo Book, which utilises the contrast of black and white to attract and stimulate infants. The… Continue Reading >

The Language of Love: The Father Who Learned Spanish For His Son

In 2015, David Bottomley found himself in a unique and frustrating situation. Earlier in the year, his son Stewart had fallen for a Spanish woman named Atenea, sparking a whirlwind trip to Spain to meet their future in-laws. With the… Continue Reading >

Moving Beyond a Band-Aid Approach to Eczema

Eczema, allergies and asthma…. Three common childhood conditions that are often linked together. Eczema is often the first of these conditions to appear, with 50% of kids who develop eczema developing it within the first 12 months of childhood (Williams… Continue Reading >

Teaching Your Kids to Say ‘NO’

As parents, we spend an enormous amount of time and effort trying to get our kids to say ‘yes’. Yes to eating veggies, yes to bedtime, yes to putting away toys, yes to cleaning teeth, yes to a multitude of… Continue Reading >

Toilet Training

When you have multiples there is so much that you can do with both (or all three) of them at the same time or together, same outfits, starting daycare together, first hair cut and so much more. However, one thing… Continue Reading >

When do I drop my baby’s night feeds?

This is one of the most common questions I hear from parents. “My baby wakes several times during the night for a feed. When can I drop the night feeds?” No two babies are alike they all come in this… Continue Reading >

Baby Safety

Yes, this is a bit of a dry topic but, for once in your life, it’s probably time to take it seriously, as your child’s health and safety are obviously of paramount importance to you. I think a good way… Continue Reading >

Advice from an Allergy Mum

Aussie Allergy Mum is all about supporting allergy families. This month I decided to ask the mums in our Facebook group to share there best advice for other allergy families that might be recently diagnosed or currently struggling.   Below… Continue Reading >