Tag: Childcare/Daycare

settling into daycare tips

Helping Children Start Day Care: Settling in Success

Starting any kind of childcare is a huge milestone for both parents and child. It’s a tricky, emotion-fuelled time that in many ways is a huge leap of faith. Is …

How to choose a quality child care service for your child

How to choose a quality child care service for your child

Advice on how to choose a quality child care service including the use of the National Quality Standard rating

choosing childcare

Early Childhood Expert Tips: Choosing Childcare for your Child

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.

Choosing a Nanny

Choosing a Nanny: How to Choose the Right Person for your Family

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

choosing childcare

Childcare Options: What is Best for Your Child?

There’s so many childcare options in Australia. Picking the perfect childcare option for your little one is like finding a needle in a brightly coloured, sensory overloaded haystack. Childcare options …

Australia's new Child Care Subsidy - be prepared

Australia’s new Child Care Subsidy

From July 2nd 2018 Australia will have one new Child Care Subsidy to replace the existing two payments.  This does NOT happen automatically so you need to act now to …

Australian childcare workers strike March 27 2018

Australian childcare workers Strike

Australian childcare workers are set to strike on March 27, 2018 due to an inability to reach a deal on pay increases to address the existing low wages.

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?

Toddler Childcare Rooms - What Mums Must Know Before Sending Their 18 month to 3 year old to Daycare

Toddler Daycare Room – Childcare Guide For 18 Months to 3 Years

It’s time… your little one is ready to enter the toddler daycare room and start some new relationships outside the family. It’s a big step for your toddler and for …

Childcare calamity

Childcare calamity

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

Passive aggression: survival tips for mothers

Passive aggression: survival tips for mothers

Lou hits the spot again. This time she takes on the passive aggressives who undermine parent’s self-belief.

my super nanny

My Super Nanny to the rescue

Find out why My Super Nanny is the cupid of childcare.

Settling into daycare

Settling into daycare smoothly: 5 Helpful Tips

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

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

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.

child too sick for daycare

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.

Terrible Mum guilt

PND, Sleep Deprivation and a 7 month old

***Please only reply to the question asked if you have something helpful to offer***   Hi there, I have a 7mo baby and I am currently suffering some depression which …

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?

No Vaccination No Daycare in NSW

Discussion on banning unvaccinated children from childcare.

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.