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Raising Your Own Little Santa

With Christmas just around the corner, the air is full of the giving spirit! But who says giving and generosity can only be practised during the holidays? Here’s how you can raise your own little Santa who loves to give gifts the whole year round! 1. Show empathy Without a doubt, the best way to […]

Timeless Tips to Raising Kind Kids

More than anything else, kindness is a skill we must develop in our children. And just like any other skill, kindness is taught through repetition and through example. Here are some timeless tips you can use to raise kinder kids! 1. Show empathy to others Kids learn best through example. If your child sees you […]

Helping Kids Celebrate Diversity Through Inclusivity

Australia is home to many various cultures and peoples. With so many beautiful histories, traditions and backgrounds, it’s important to teach our children how to be open-minded and to appreciate and include people from all walks of life! Every child is born open-minded and accepting of everybody. Here’s how you can encourage your children to […]

Beyond the Goos and Ahs: Developing a Connection Through Communication

Effective communication is an important foundation for raising happy and secure children. Communication should be practiced both at home and at their child care centre. After all, a child’s preschool years are the most essential time when it comes to their emotional and social development. 1.Maintain eye contact Never under estimate eye contact! From babies […]

8 Tips for Parents from Early Learning Centre Educators

Raising a child is both a challenging and rewarding feat. There are days that are filled with nothing but sunshine and giggles and others that make you want to surrender your child to Gumtree! Trust us, we’ve been there as well. If you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed, check out these tried and tested tips from […]

Secrets to Teaching Healthy Eating Habits

One of the biggest struggles parents face is dealing with picky eaters. While it may not always be easy to get kids to eat healthy, it isn’t impossible! Here are our secrets to teaching our kids healthy eating habits.   Let kids see how food grows Kids are naturally curious and allowing them to see […]

The Adventure Between Animals and Child Development

The Adventure Between Animals and Child Development Kids have a natural connection with animals. Exposing them to various fuzzy-creatures from a young age helps not only deepen this connection but drastically promote their development! More compassionate When kids are asked to care for another living thing at an early age, they learn the importance of […]

How to Encourage Your Kids to Be More Resourceful

As parents, we want nothing more than to raise our kids to be the best versions of themselves as possible. Instead of shielding our children from failures, we should teach them how to become more resourceful and resilient! Here are our 5 tips on raising more resourceful children! 1. Coach, don’t control Parents typically fall […]

Why You Should Have More Father-Child Bonding

It’s a well-established fact that mother-child bonding is essential to a child’s development but recent studies have shown that dad’s active participation contributes just as much to a child’s well-being! On top of the care from mum and the attention given from a child care facility, bonding with dad has proven to be a big […]

Raise Happier Kids with the Help of Educators

Parents and child care educators play a massive role in a child’s overall development. With a great portion of a child’s waking hours spent in a child care centre, the effects the environment and its educators has on children are equal to their parents’! Child care educators do more than just watch over the children […]

How to Raise a Science-Loving Child

Children are natural scientists! Their innate sense of wonder and curiosity pushes them to want to learn more about their surroundings. Research shows that secondary schools’ have been veering towards math and reading in recent years and has caused a decline in the love for science and technology. The good news is, a thirst for […]

How Tablets and Smartphones Increase Speech Delays

In this growing age of technology, the temptation to resort to using tablets and smartphones as a way to entertain your child is higher than ever. Not only is it convenient (and effective), but there are now also a wide array of apps and features catered specifically for infants and toddlers. Research proves, however, that […]