Is there such a thing as a toddler ‘proof’ home?

It’s happening – your bub is becoming a toddler. You will have noticed many changes as they’ve grown over the past year, and there are many more exciting milestones to come! At the toddler stage, your little one will become… Continue Reading >

The Top Fears Children Face When Starting Swimming Lessons, and how to Overcome Them.

Written by Kingswim Area Manager, Anne Brown   Winter may seem like the least ideal time for a dip in the pool, but even when the months turn cold, swimming lessons must be a top priority. There a summer of… Continue Reading >

5 Adventurous Easter Holiday Ideas that we Missed out on Last Year!

While so many Australians look forward to their cheeky break during the Easter holidays, to say last years was a disappointment would be true for so many people. Right before Easter last year, Australia went into lock down. Beaches were… Continue Reading >

Summer Family-Friendly Activities Perfect for a Baby

Having fun together as a family is a perfect way to spend the warm summer days. With a new baby, however, it can be hard to come up with ideas that let the toddler or preschooler go wild while still… Continue Reading >

How to keep your indoor plant babies alive while on holidays

You’re planning a holiday away for a couple of weeks. You’ve got everything planned. But what about your indoor plants? Will they be OK without you? We’ve provided some tips below to make sure you come back to happy plants… Continue Reading >

How to Clean a Fish Tank

Cleaning your fish tank consists of a few different steps. Firstly, the physical aspect of cleaning any algae or other growth on the glass or ornaments, which is done by using an ordinary sponge. The other part is considered cleaning… Continue Reading >

How to use sand and water play to engage children in early STEAM education

Media kindly brought to you by Plum Play  It’s easy to underestimate how humble sand and water can play a big role in your child’s grasp of basic science and creative expression that help them make sense of the world…. Continue Reading >

What to expect at baby swimming lessons

By Mark Collins, CEO of JUMP! Swim Schools   If you’re planning to or thinking about introducing your baby to swimming lessons from an early age (3 months+), the experience is much different to starting a child at an older… Continue Reading >

Why swimming lessons are essential for kids and parents to feel safe and comfortable in the water

Swimming is often only thought about when the sun is out and the mercury is high, but swimming lessons should be at the forefront of parent’s minds all year-round. Throughout last summer, 86 people tragically lost their lives to drownings… Continue Reading >

Keeping Your Child Hydrated During Hot Summer Months | Kate Stephens | Ep 138

  Depending which Australian State or Territory you live in, we each experience a variety of intensities to temperature and humidity during summer. Irrespective of your exposure to heat conditions, we each need to drink water to replenish the lost fluid from sweat…. Continue Reading >