Why bilingualism matters!

By Youthrive Speech Pathologist Freeda Thong   What is bilingualism? Bilingualism is being fluent in understanding and speaking two languages. There are more bilingual and multilingual people in the world than there are monolinguals. In Australia alone – being one of… Continue Reading >

World Environmental Day

Today is World Environment Day (5th June) and the whole planet is celebrating by going green! Thanks to our friends at Bostik for providing us with kid-friendly craft projects that encourages kids to learn about our environment in a creative… Continue Reading >

THE SECRET TO A MORE ADVENTUROUS HOME

Definition of Adventurous: adjective willing to take risks or to try out new methods, ideas, or experiences. involving new ideas or methods. full of excitement As parents of teenagers living in a world where they are attached to their devices,… Continue Reading >

Low back pain and your fertility

You may never have heard that low back pain has anything to do with fertility. From a Chinese medicine point of view, it can. It doesn’t mean it does for every person who has it, no, but it’s something to… Continue Reading >

Starting Kinder

So this year my oldest started 4yo kinder. (Start crying hysterically) It’s an exciting and sad occasion. Sad that my baby is growing up and excited to watch her grow, make new friends and experience new things. It’s one of… 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 >

Choosing childcare for your child

Choosing a childcare centre for your precious child can be a ridiculously hard process. You not only have to find a centre that suits your philosophy and child’s needs but also find some that has positions available. Things to look… Continue Reading >

The ultimate essentials your baby needs for holiday travel!

Plan for sleep these summer holidays! When travelling with a newborn or toddler it’s essential to ensure you prepare a comfortable environment for the little cherubs to rest and sleep. If you’ve travelled with little humans, when it comes to sleeping on… Continue Reading >

“Less is More”; why having fewer, but better quality and adaptable toys are beneficial for your children

Written by Alice Zsembery   Do you ever feel like you are drowning in toys? That it doesn’t matter how much you sort and store them, they suddenly reappear only to be strewn across the house and disregarded after less… Continue Reading >

Understanding the needs of your newborn

by Renee Adair   I’m sure we all agree that one of the trickiest jobs, as a new parent, besides navigating lack of sleep, is to begin to understand your newborn baby’s needs. As a new parent with reality biting… Continue Reading >