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Establishing Good Eating Habits from an Early Age

Posted By Annamaria French,
08/09/2019 00:00 AM
In this day and age, parents are time poor and find it easier to use shortcuts to help fit everything into their very busy lives.   Attitudes and habits formed during the early years are likely ...

3 Fun Activities to Do With Your Child

Posted By Annamaria French,
01/09/2019 00:00 AM
Here are 3 more fun activities to involve your child in during rainy days, weekends and holidays.   Fridge Photos Here is a really great way to use all those fridge magnets on unwanted...

3 Ways Infectious Diseases Are Spread

Posted By Annamaria French,
25/08/2019 02:50 AM
As young children have not been exposed to many of the common germs, they are highly defenceless when contracting contagious diseases. This is because they haven't as yet, formed...

3 Negative Words You Should Never Use

Posted By Annamaria French,
18/08/2019 00:00 AM
As a parent how often do the words ‘No’, 'Stop' or ‘Don’t’ feature in your vocabulary?  How many times a day do you use them? What are the first words...

Preventing Skin Cancer

Posted By Annamaria French,
11/08/2019 00:00 AM
As August is the month that hats go back on our heads in Canberra, I decided to share this article from the Cancer Council ACT Team, regarding Preventing Skin Cancer. See  below: ...

3 Ages and Stages of Children's Art-Why Drawing is So Important.

Posted By Annamaria French,
04/08/2019 00:00 AM
Drawing is one of the first things a child does when provided with crayons, with or without paper!  Firstly, children learn to express themselves through drawing by creating and using their...

4 Reasons Why Children Need Messy Play

Posted By Annamaria French,
28/07/2019 00:00 AM
Have you ever wondered why children are so attracted to anything messy like mud, sand and even just plain water. They seem to be unable to walk past a puddle without having the urge to jump in it!...

3 Activities to Keep Your Children Busy on Weekends

Posted By Annamaria French,
21/07/2019 00:00 AM
1. Homemade Face Paint   Ingredients 1 tsp cornflour  1/2 tsp water  1/2 tsp face cream  2 drops food colouring   Place all ingredients in a small container...

6 Ways to Help your Toddler Express Feelings

Posted By Annamaria French,
14/07/2019 00:00 AM
Children start feeling frustrated when they reach the ages of 1-2 years. Unfortunately, frustration is an emotion you’ll probably see a lot of at this stage! As adults we need to remember that...

4 Stages of Sharing

Posted By Annamaria French,
07/07/2019 00:00 AM
Stage 1: This stage can be summed up with the word MINE, as children travel from infancy to toddlerhood. Toddlers are very egocentric at the age of two, and will do anything to grab the toy...