Education/ Preschool

Best Christmas Presents for Teachers

Best Christmas Presents for Teachers

Whether they’re daycare teachers, primary, high school or even swim school teachers, it’s always nice to show them some love and appreciation for putting up with our kids the whole …

Starting school checklist

Starting School Checklist

There are a number of things that can make the new school year begin smoothly. Here are some hints and tips to help you get organised and keep the stress to a minimum.

Medic Alert bracelet

This bracelet could save your child’s life

If your child has allergies, intolerances or a medical condition then this bracelet is a must purchase item.

Bright Star Kids is making Back to School a breeze

Bright Star Kids labels make going back to school a breeze. Never lose a school item again with the easy to use and gorgeously designed labels.

Starting school

Should I send my child to school or hold them back?

If you have a child whose birthday falls anywhere from January – July, then you are sure to be wondering when the best time to send them to school is. …

Expand your toddler's vocabulary

Why you should expand your toddler’s vocabulary

Has your toddler started to string words together to make cute little sentences? Here’s why now is the perfect time to expand your toddler’s vocabulary. Any parent of a child …

Educational resources for kids

Educational resources to try at home

The school year has well and truly started and homework is back on the menu. We thought we would share some of the fabulous educational resources we have discovered that …

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All You Need to Know About Choosing The Right Child Care Centre For Your Family

Depending on your individual family circumstance, when you return to work after maternity leave, you may be looking at enrolling your child into a Child Care Centre. Some families have …

Day care returning to work

How to prepare for day care when you are returning to work

Your maternity leave has ticked by and it’s almost time for you to head back to work and for baby to start day care. A new stage of life for …

First day of kind ideas

8 adorable first and last day of kindy ideas

School is back and we have all the inspiration you need for recording those school milestones from the first day of kindy to the last day of year 12.

Child care options - how to choose a day care option for your little one

Child care options – types of daycare to consider for your little person

Picking the perfect child care option for your little one is like finding a needle in a brightly coloured, sensory overloaded haystack. Child care options in Australia are mostly about …

Victorian Anti-Vaxxers to be forced out of childcare centres

Victorian Anti-Vaxxers are kicked to the curb as the Victorian government tightens childcare enrolments. Will this impact you?

Childcare calamity

Childcare calamity

Ever had a childcare calamity? Lou makes a desperate plea to save her from being ‘that mother’ at childcare.

How to have a successful parent teacher interview

Many parents feel nervous and apprehensive when it comes to attending Parent-Teacher interviews. They wonder what they should ask, what the teacher will think of them and how to make …

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Saving on School Supplies

Saving on school supplies. Get organised for back to school with some tips to save with school supply purchases

What to look for in a nanny

What to look for in a nanny – tips for finding the best nanny to look after your kids

Back To School? Tips to get organised for kindy

Back To School? Tips to get organised for kindy

Handy tips to get organised for kindy.

Settling into daycare

Settling into daycare smoothly: 5 Helpful Tips

Settling Into Daycare – How to encourage a smooth daycare transition for your child?

Back To School: 7 Ways to Be Stress Free This Term!

Stress Free School Term – 7 tips to minimise your stress and get organised this school year.

anxiety starting school

Dealing With Anxiety Starting School

Tips for managing anxiety starting school. Tips to manage anxiety, who to talk to and useful resources to help transition your child smoothly into school life

Five HOT Teacher Gift Ideas from $5 to $50

5 Teacher Gift Ideas from $5 to $50 that teachers actually want. We went to the teachers themselves and we have what they want and don’t want in a range of budgets

Eenie Meenie Childcare

How do I select the right childcare for my child?

Selecting the right childcare for your child can be very difficult. In Australia a service is available that helps find available centres and shares parent’s ratings.

The Nanny Pilot Program Draft Guidelines Explained

Nanny Pilot Program Draft Guidelines explained. Will this apply to you and will you be eligible for a rebate

How To Prepare For School

How To Prepare For School – Getting your kids ready for starting school can be a major challenge. So here are 5 tips to help your children ready to start school.

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4 Top Tips for Preparing for Big School – Start Now!

4 Tips for preparing for big school. It is time to start now to get your kids ready to start big school now. Here are some tips to make starting school a more enjoyable experience

Top Tips to choose ‘Quality’ Childcare – it’s like Chocolate!

Expert Advice – 5 Tips for choosing a daycare for your child to help make sure it is the best decision for their happiness and well being.

How to Choose a School

Teacher Tips: How to choose a school for your kids. Questions to ask, what to think about to make the best choice for your child and your family

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When to keep a sick child at home?

Expert tips: GP, Melissa, shares a guide for when a child is too sick for day care or school. And tips on when you should take your child to a doctor.

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Ending Crying At School Morning Drop Off

Expert tips: Tears at school drop off? Lynn, a teacher, shares some tips to help with ending crying at school drop off

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School Lunch Ideas – Success in 5 Simple Tips!

School Lunch Ideas Did you know that in a primary school cycle you will make over 1500 school lunches? Heading back into the school routine after such a long break …