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.
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.
There are a number of skills that you child needs to have developed before they start school, and they might not be the ones you think! Our early childhood expert, Jan Jones, discusses which skills you really should be working on (and worrying about).
Choosing a child care option for your child can be both daunting and overwhelming. How do you know what the best option is for your family, and will you instantly know if the centre is up to scratch? Our early childhood expert, Jan Jones, provides some suggestions for things to look our for and what each type of care has to offer.