What to Look For When Choosing a Child Care Centre
Child-Care-Centre
Different mums have different motivation for returning back to the workforce after having children. Here's our Top 10 things to look for when choosing a child care centre. For some it is financially related as the cost of living increases and lifestyle expectations seem to grow.  For others, it is career-oriented decision and there is a desire (and sometimes pressure)...
Plan Now for the Single Intake into Reception to Secure Top Childcare
Childcare Services
Now with the single intake into reception, it is now more important to book your child into childcare earlier as less and less children leave during the year. Bubble ‘n’ Squeak Child Development Centres supports your child’s growth and development through the play based Early Years Learning Framework. Their Centres provide a welcoming, stimulating, organised and safe environment in which both planned...
Childcare Breeds Poor Behaviour… In Parents
New research linking childcare centres to bad behaviour in kids has sparked ANOTHER online debate between parents nationally. A major national study of more than 3,200 children has found that the length of time a child spends at a childcare centre in the first three years of life is associated with a particular set of problem behaviours by ages 4-5...
Why Sensory and Motor Activity is Essential for Toddler Development
Gone are the days that it is believed children start learning when they go to formal school. Current research and brain scanning indicates that the neurons of the brain develop up to eighty percent of their foundation pathways by six years of age. This makes the first years of life incredibly important! Supported by an environment of good nutrition, loving care...
What’s Hot in School Shoes This Winter
School is back and winter is slowly rearing its head. It's time to consider school shoes and what's on offer to keep your child's toes warm in the playground during colder months. Black shoes are usually the go-to shoe as they meet the uniform code for most schools. So the decision you need to make is based more on the...
10 Parenting Rules – and I broke them all
Confession.  I was one self-righteous, know-it-all bitch Before Children . It’s true. I knew it ALL. Anything wrong with a kid? It’s their mum’s fault. Sometimes their dad’s. But mainly mum... because she CHOSE the dad after all. In my, far from humble, opinion parents were entirely responsible for everything their kids did, thought, said and broke. And I knew...
The Craft Table is Sh!t
The craft table is sh!t. There, I said it. I hate everything about it and I bet there are other parents out there that cringe at thought of it!!! It’s a smorgasbord of inedible items that escaped a doomed trip to the dump served up to your kids on a tasting platter heavily disguised as an educational exercise for your...