A super simple, stress free guide to introduce solids

There is soooo much mixed info out there on this one.  Ask ten people in your social circle- they’ll all have different ideas and rules about ‘how to’.   The reality of the situation, however, is that it is super simple… Continue Reading >

Eczema And Allergies: Top 9 Ingredients to Avoid in your Skin Care Products

How many personal care products do you use per day? Moisturisers, soap, toothpaste, shampoo and conditioners, hair care products, makeup, toners, serums, perfumes… the list can truly go on! I used to stand in the shower and read the shampoo… Continue Reading >

The impact of ‘Reading Aloud’ to children

 from a teacher’s perspective  Written by Jennifer Rennie for Reading Out of Poverty Foundation.   ‘Reading Aloud’ is the road to being literate, construction of language for a child begins from a very early age and exposure is key. Children… Continue Reading >

What Is Preconception Care & Why Is It Important?

You’ve been trying to conceive for so long but you’re still not pregnant. Every month you get your hopes up – your period doesn’t start straight away when your fertility app says it should. So you use a pregnancy test… Continue Reading >

Electronic devices and screen time

Screen time has certainly become part of our modern-day unescapable reality. While most parents are well aware of the detrimental effects of screen time and its’ impact on young developing minds, it is a lesser known fact, the brains of… Continue Reading >

Children and Technology

In the age of technology and social media, children and adolescents are now less likely to be physically active. Research has indicated that living a sedentary lifestyle (e.g. not being physically active and playing video games or watching television) can… Continue Reading >

5 Easy STEM play ideas and experiments for pre-schoolers using household items

It’s the buzzword of the decade…but STEM learning is more than just that… The acronym (standing for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) is used to describe a way of thinking in a more connected and holistic way and encouraging knowledge… Continue Reading >