6 of the Dirtiest Things that Carry Germs

Posted By Annamaria French,
22/03/2020 00:00 AM
As the Covid-19 virus is becoming more of a reality in our daily lives, I decided to re-post an updated version of my blog "6 of the Dirtiest Things in Your Home" from 26/6/2019 as I believe it is...

6 Ways to Diffuse Parental Anger

Posted By Annamaria French,
15/03/2020 00:00 AM
Being a parent is a stressful job. It is very normal for parents of young children to get angry. It’s a time when you’re dealing with a lot, including family, work, looking after the house and social...

7 Ways Germs Are Spread

Posted By Annamaria French,
08/03/2020 00:00 AM
During this time of uncertainty with the Coronavirus, the one most important thing we need to remember is proper hygiene.  This is where hand washing is so important.  Parents are the role...

5 Reasons Why Play is Important in the Early Years

Posted By Annamaria French,
23/02/2020 00:00 AM
Active learning through play encourages, supports and inspires children in their development of communication, language, concentration and theory skills. This first hand experience is how...

5 Ways to Make Your Child Feel Special

Posted By Annamaria French,
16/02/2020 00:00 AM
Spending time with your child and making them feel special plays a very important part in their mental health well-being. Children sometimes can feel that their parents are too busy to pay them...

4 Activities to Keep Your Children Busy

Posted By Annamaria French,
09/02/2020 00:00 AM
Below are some interesting activities to keep your children busy during the coming weekends.   A Book of Kisses   This is a fun book to make with your children. Each book page is...

9 Ways to Establish Good Eating Habits

Posted By Annamaria French,
02/02/2020 00:00 AM
Establishing good eating habits and attitudes during the preschool years are likely to be carried into the future, so it’s vital parents motivate their children to make healthy food choices. Eating...

6 Things You Can Do to Help Your Child Be Ready for 'Big School'.

Posted By Annamaria French,
26/01/2020 00:00 AM
When is my child ready to attend school?   Below are a few suggestions: Your child should be able to show an interest in new things or demonstrate curiosity. He/she should be able to learn...

12 Activities to Keep Your Toddler Occupied When You have No Toys.

Posted By Annamaria French,
19/01/2020 00:00 AM
On Monday 30th December, my son and 18 month old grandson came to visit.  On Tuesday morning I went for my usual walk only to discover that a lot of our neighbours were hosing down their houses...

14 Ways To Teach Your Children About Water Conservation

Posted By Annamaria French,
12/01/2020 00:00 AM
As we go through this bush fire crisis, water is the most precious and needed of our resources.  Over the last few weeks there have been a lot of bush fires burning in Victoria, South Australia...