Toileting, is my child ready?

When thinking about toilet training children it can elicit feelings of excitement about not needing to change nappies anymore. With that though, also comes some big feelings of nervousness about significant changes and a shift in Independence for some children…. Continue Reading >

Starting the day right – setting your child up for a successful day.

Have you ever thought about how the start of the day affects your child’s day at school? How we start our day really does set us up for how the rest of our day runs, which is why starting the… Continue Reading >

Easy Steps to Help any Family Plan their Week

We all know that feeling of disorganisation and stress from a busy week! Keeping balance in your home, work, family, and social life is no easy feat. There’s no quick-fit to organisation, but you can take back control of your… 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 >

Teaching Your Kids to Say ‘NO’

As parents, we spend an enormous amount of time and effort trying to get our kids to say ‘yes’. Yes to eating veggies, yes to bedtime, yes to putting away toys, yes to cleaning teeth, yes to a multitude of… Continue Reading >

Benefits of including kids in household chores

Considering how much there is to teach children as they grow up, it’s important to utilise every educational opportunity going. One way to teach kids a lot of important life lessons is to include them in household chores. Every family… Continue Reading >