Summer Snacking for Kids

By Sarah Smith, Accredited Practising Dietitian www.baysidedietetics.com.au FB Bayside Dietetics Instagram @baysidedietetics Twitter #BaysideDietetic   When we were little, the summer holidays were spent outdoors. We’d hang with the neighbours’ kids all day and pop home for food only when… Continue Reading >

Helping our Special Needs Children through COVID-19

Nobody likes big changes to their routine but some people need structure, rules and black and white concepts more than others.  This may sound very familiar if you are the parent or carer of a child with additional needs. Over… Continue Reading >

5 Wellbeing tips to live, learn and work from home

My social media feeds have seen a lot of people struggling with so many things at the moment. None more so than simply trying to manage the struggle of learning to live, learn and work from home 24/7. How do… Continue Reading >

Balancing Quarantined Life with Single or Solo Parenting

We are experiencing unprecedented times. We are learning about the new phenomenon of ‘social distancing’ and for many people they are facing isolation due to health concerns or government regulations. For divorced primary carer parents, the social restrictions make it… Continue Reading >

10 tips to ‘calm the COVID farm’

10 tips to ‘calm the COVID farm’ Kiddos are do intuitive, right?  They sense when things are good, bad and ugly…  They also sense panic, fear and distress… all of the things that we’re facing right now. So, what can… Continue Reading >

Expert Advice for Teaching your Child at Home

With uncertainty around how governments and schools are going to respond to Covid-19, many Australian parents are looking for help with preparing for a homeschooling or remote learning scenario. Experienced educator and Chief Learning Officer at Cluey Learning, Dr. Selina… Continue Reading >

Developing Our Kids’ Vocabulary

Vocabulary development or, to ‘know the meaning of a wide variety of words and the structure of written language’ (Five from Five.org.au) is one of the 5 Keys to Reading. When we compare the types of words in say, Eric… Continue Reading >

10 Useful rules for a single parent household

Families come in all shapes and sizes. And this is great. It takes allsorts to make our crazy world go round. But it means all households operate differently, and with children, they must operate effectively and of course, happily. I… Continue Reading >

Toddlers – the benefits in teaching structure

Teaching your toddler structure through their daily activities could be most beneficial for both you and your child. The ability to see routine in daily activities in a most positive way is crucial to the management of your time wisely every… Continue Reading >