Education/ Preschool

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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 …

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Back To School: Printable Check List

Back to School Tips The school year is almost upon us once again as summer holidays draw to a close. Whether you’ll be sobbing at the gate with a tissue …

School Organisation – 5 Expert Tips

School Organisation I am so excited, my own eldest child starts big school in less than 2 weeks (I’m also getting a bit sad as I will miss my funny …

Transitioning your baby into childcare

Q&A: What is the best way to transition her into daycare?


Preparing Your Baby for Daycare

Q&A: I was wondering when other mums put there babies into daycare to return to work, I would only be doing say 3 days a week to start with, did they hate it at first?

Purchasing School Supplies

Q&A: Where do you purchase all your kids school supplies each year? What seems to be the most cost effective option?

School Routine

Q&A: What is your routine for school and how do you stick to it?

Headlice Prevention

Headlice seem to go hand in hand with daycare or school. Prevention is always better than a cure, so unless you want to shave your child’s head, check out the tips here.

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Back to school tips: 10 ideas to create a smooth transition

Starting school is an exciting time for both parents and children, but also a chance for children to become more independent and learn how to do new things. Preparation in the school holidays can help the transition for school become smoother and will help children feel more confident about being away from home and willing to embrace school enthusiastically.

The first few weeks of school or kindergarten

Starting school or kindergarten is a massive change for children and parents alike.  Lots of us face a few bumps in those first few weeks, here are some tips to deal with those challenges.

Tips from a first time school mum

by Tanya
My eldest daughter Zoe started kindy in 2012, what a year!

Childcare: Community Advice

Child care is a very personal decision. You need to decide which option BEST suits you and your child. Here are some hints and tips to make that decision easier.

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Kindergarten readiness

This list  contains the main skills that your child should have before they are ready to begin their year preceding formal schooling.