Man Camp

My son was 13 years old when we went on a camp to mark his transition into manhood. He was starting to want to isolate as a teenage boy and our communication was really limited. He was dragged kicking and… 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’S IN A NAME? (Exploring letters and sounds)

By Susan Spelic   Cuddling with our kids for a relaxing bedtime story is a beautiful routine. Regular reading and talking with our kids about our day (without distractions) develops oral language, vocabulary and feelings of security while building a… Continue Reading >

Mr 3rd baby, who refused to even try to breastfeed.

I always imagined l would have three children.  We had two beautiful little humans already, but I just love being a mummy and l really felt that there was meant to be a third little soul to add to our… Continue Reading >