Soundscapes for Children’s Relaxation

The chill of winter generally provides a quiet calm that can occasionally turn into the blues, especially for kids used to brighter, busier days. But now is a great time to investigate novel approaches to improving kids’ mental health by… Continue Reading >

How Music Benefits Our Child’s Brain Development

As adults we’re all aware of the joy of music. Whether it’s singing along to the radio as we drive, celebrating while you worship or belting out your band’s favourite tune when you see them play live, it’s embedded into… Continue Reading >

Shifting Your Mindset in Parenting 

Something I’ve really learnt over the past (almost!) two years as a mother, is that my mindset really dictates so much of how each day plays out.  I can easily get stuck in a mindset of “this is so hard, I… Continue Reading >

Learning Music during this Summer Holiday

Summer, Music, Relaxation and Time to yourself? All sounds great doesn’t it, it’s that time again. Pop on your favourite music, go find that cool place and take some time out on this stressful day. I’m a mother and really… Continue Reading >

Supporting Brain Development in your Baby

Congratulations! Suddenly, you have a tiny vulnerable human who is completely reliant on you. You have been given advice on when they should sleep, how to keep them clean and healthy, how you change their nappy and why you need… Continue Reading >

Christmas Cards in the Modern World

As we embrace the festive spirit in the modern world, let’s explore some unique and heartwarming Christmas card ideas to spread joy and cheer during this special season. Crosswords Weekly is here to help you craft memorable greetings. Digital Delights:… Continue Reading >

Why GymbaROO-KindyROO Music is Perfect for Your Child’s Brain | Dr. Tessa Grigg | Ep 216

I think we would all agree, music is one of life’s greatest joys. Music weaves unforgettable memories into our lives by stirring our deepest emotions, making every moment more vibrant, no matter where we are or what we’re doing. As… Continue Reading >

10 Ideas To Encourage Effective Play-Based Learning

If you are a new parent, babysitter, or nursery teacher, you should know that playing is one of the most important ways children learn necessary educational & life skills. Besides promoting social, emotional, physical, and cognitive skills, play-based learning encourages… Continue Reading >

Entertaining kids at home

Like many other parents in 2020 I found myself suddenly at home a lot more with my kids (10 and 7) than ever before. This was a whole new level of challenge. So many hours. So little space. I had… Continue Reading >

Why Extra Curricular Activities are Great for Children

Soccer, tennis, music classes the list is endless. There are so many amazing activities that children can do after school. The smiles on children’s faces when they leave school to go to an activity demonstrates why these activities are so… Continue Reading >