Is My Child Ready for School? The Ultimate Check List for this Tricky Decision
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As a mum who chose to keep her 5-year-old son at home rather than start Prep, I understand the complexities surrounding the dilemma of school readiness. This tricky decision is one our family thought long and hard about for five years. The best tip I can offer is to arm yourself with as much information as possible and then trust...
Five Tips for Surviving Kindergarten
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So your baby is getting ready for their first year of big school? This is equal parts exciting and nerve-racking and terrifying and thrilling – and all sorts of other big words your child will soon learn! You won’t be there during the day to hold their sweaty little hand anymore, but there are a few things you can do...
Blitz Those Nasty Nits with This Easy & Chemical Free Head Lice Treatment
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It’s the tenth time your little one has scratched her head in the past two minutes. Is that what you've feared? Head Lice! Those little nits are making your child itch, and you’ve got to do something about it pronto. Before you freak out or come down too hard on yourself,  keep in mind that a case of lice doesn’t mean your...
These New SMASH Lunchboxes Have Got Kids’ Lunches All Wrapped Up!
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So your kids are back at school. Or maybe they’ve just started kindy. The beginning of the educational year is, mostly, exciting and definitely something we all need to adjust to after weeks of holidays and relaxed routines. Sending your little ones off to school or kindy becomes an operation of planning, negotiating and night-before bag-packing. If you’re seasoned at it,...
This Fab New App is Changing Kinder Classrooms and It’s Not Hard to See Why
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If you have ever dropped your child off at ELC or kindergarten, then you'll know the feeling of emptiness, particularly the first hundred few times. It's hard to let go. What are they doing? Are they ok? What are they learning? Who are their friends? Are they happy. It's taken FOMO (fear of missing out) to the next level. KeptMe...
This Man Invented a Font to Help Dyslexic People Read. It Really Works!
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Meet Christian Boer, a Dutch graphic designer who's created a new font to assist people, like himself, suffering with dyslexia.   His typeface “Dyslexie” is the first of its type and was developed as part of his final thesis project when he was studying at the Utrecht Art Academy in the Netherlands. The new typeface has been designed to help dyslexic people to read by...
Must Watch! This TV Commercial Will Make You Cry! Welcome to the Sisterhood of Motherhood
There’s something going down on the playground. Don’t they know that everyone has their own way of parenting? But when it comes down to it, we’re all on the same side in motherhood. Help us put an end to the judgment by sharing this video with every parent you know.  
How to Keep Organised When Sending Your Kids to Childcare
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Do you dread childcare mornings and wonder how you can be more efficient and organised when sending your kids to childcare? Do you often stare in envious awe at “those people” who breeze into childcare with neat hair, flawless makeup and an immaculately ironed shirt with their serene and equally neat and groomed children in tow? Surely you have...
Getting Ready To Start School
New uniforms, sensible shoes, hats, backpacks, and funky lunch boxes are being purchased. Our ‘big’ kindy kids are starting orientation at their new school and ‘school’ is the new buzz word at home. Exciting times? Well for most families getting ready to start school can be joyous but for others it can be an anxious time. Many children in Australia have started their...
Why Are Your Kids Driving You Crazy?
We’ve all had those days. You know THOSE days! The days where the kids are just driving you absolutely around the twist! Everything they do seems to make you crankier and crankier, until you reach the point where something just has to give. Usually it’s your temper. Or uncontrollable hot, burning tears. Or that intense urge to just run...