Tips for Raising Children with Food Intolerances

Being a parent is the most natural thing in the world, some would say. Until you realise that something with your baby isn’t ‘normal’ within their little body. Parenting and being a mum is a hard gig, and adding food… Continue Reading >

What does my child need right now? Behaviour is the best indicator!

by Dr Julie Hollitt   Being curious about the behaviour of children is to be curious about what they need and about what it is that they are ready to learn. The behaviour of children can be far more enlightening… Continue Reading >

Reading with your child

Reading with your child from a young age has been proven to give them many benefits and later learning success. It encourages good expression when they learn to read and a love of books. There is so much to talk… Continue Reading >

How Drama Classes Prepare Kids for Life Beyond School

If your child tells you they want to be a musician, you encourage them to learn an instrument. If they tell you they want to be the next Ash Barty, you sign them up for tennis lessons. Perhaps they come… Continue Reading >

Helping Your Child Write

One thing I often hear as a teacher is the difficulty of getting reluctant writers to write. Unfortunately, despite all the advances in technology, writing is still a very important skill to learn, however, for our children, writing isn’t as… Continue Reading >

Drinking Mindfully Over Christmas

T’is the season to be jolly. Festive cheer is all around and parties are in full flow. But getting into the spirits (quite literally) can leave us feeling flat. Drinking more mindfully might be the answer. So, how can we… Continue Reading >

How to strengthen your pelvic floor post birth

By Jen Dugard   If you’ve had a baby someone has likely told you that you need to ‘strengthen your pelvic floor’. Technically they’re not wrong, however, there are some things that are incredibly helpful to become aware of to… Continue Reading >

How playful, hands-on learning can keep your students learning even at home

Dr Jenny Nash, Head of Education Impact, LEGO Education   School closures across Australia have involved parents in their child’s education in new and lasting ways. For parents of students in hybrid learning, particularly those in primary school, it can… Continue Reading >

Teaching Your Kids How to Behave Around Pets

For lots of us, our families started growing when we brought home our first pet, long before the children arrived! Like all cohabiting beings pets and kids need to learn how to live together. Setting the ground rules of how… Continue Reading >

Learning to Learn During Lockdown

Lockdowns are tough on everyone, but they can be especially tough for children, who lack the organisational skills that many adults have spent years developing. Cut off from their friends and teachers and stuck at home with parents who have… Continue Reading >