Formula for TRUST and COLLABORATION 3 + 3 + 3 + 5 + 2

When a child comes home from school and shares their recollection about something that has happened during the day, the parent has the choice of three responses from which they may choose in dealing with their child’s concern. If the… Continue Reading >

Back to School – What exactly does that look like?

The champagne bottles are being chilled across Australia as parents eagerly wait for the school gates to once again reopen. Children are excited to see their friends and teachers again and to get back into some kind of routine outside… Continue Reading >

Practising self-care now that your child is at school

Susan Spelic Reading Advocate and Parent   Once your child has gone into their classroom you may have choices. If you are working, you might need to race to work but if the day is yours to do important errands… Continue Reading >

Starting School

So this week my oldest baby started school. And I don’t know how I feel about it. I’m excited for her to be starting a new journey, the next chapter of her life. But I’m also said that she’s grown… Continue Reading >

Reasons Why Parents Engage with Schools

When a parent goes to a school they usually approach the teachers or the principal for one of five reasons. When the teacher or principal asks the very first question after a parent has expressed their issue the first question… Continue Reading >

Ready for Sport

Sport is a fun and important part of the school curriculum.  Making sure kids have the right equipment can improve their enjoyment and keep them comfortable particularly in the hot months early in the school year.  So we have compiled… Continue Reading >

These 5 basic concepts are essential for early school success!

By Sabina Pyne, Youthrive Speech Pathologist Your child’s understanding of basic concepts is important for their success at school and it’s easy to help them develop these skills at home!   What are the basic concepts? Basic concepts are words… Continue Reading >

Announcing: Kiddipedia’s Inaugural Back-To-School Guide

Back To School is an exciting yet highly emotional time for children and parents alike. A new year, new beginnings and the next phase of their growth and development. In the lead up to the start of the school, many… Continue Reading >

Back to School Guide – Checklist for all Stages

Starting big school is exciting and a huge milestone in a kid’s life, and also for the parents. Some things that might be different are a bigger school, having to wear a school uniform, new teachers, new kids, and not… Continue Reading >

Love, simply is ‘The Quality of Attention We Give to Others’

I was asked to write an article for the Back to School edition as an ‘expert’ in my field. I did have a cackle at this as I am the furthest thing from an ‘expert’, in any field (except maybe… Continue Reading >