How do you pick the right childcare centre for your child? It truly can be one of the toughest decisions you have to make because let’s be honest, leaving your children with qualified strangers is a bizarre concept. Chelsea Oliver takes us through some of the questions we should ask ourselves, and the centre, when trying to choose the right child care for our kiddos.
The more we raise awareness, open the dialogue and break the stigma surrounding infertility, the more support family and friends can provide. Infertility is all-consuming and not something you need to go through alone. We talk to fertility coach, Ceci Jeffries, about how to support someone going through a fertility struggle.
Daylight savings time is starting this weekend and we’ve got the top tips from Paediatric Sleep Psychologist, Brooke Michell, on how to best transition kids into DST and avoid derailing their sleep!
Join the Westminster community at their upcoming Open Day to view the school’s extensive facilities and spacious grounds, and to discover the broad range of academic subject choices, co-curricular activities, and exceptional student wellbeing programs.
Seymour College announced this week the appointment of Vanessa Browning as the school’s 14th Principal in its proud 98-year history, following the decision by current Principal, Kevin Tutt, to retire at the end of the 2020 school year.
Perimenopause symptoms are being experienced by women in their 30’s and 40’s the world over, but not many people know what they are, how they can impact you, your emotions and your body, or even what Perimenopause actually is! It’s the precursor to menopause that no one tells you about. In this episode we get the answers.
The first of two building milestones has been reached at Westminster, with the school’s state-of-the-art Inquiry and Innovation hub open to students.
Developing Minds gives us some advice on monitoring, discussing and – when appropriate – restricting video content for children, and four questions for parents and carers to ask children to help start that process.
Emily’s Wonder Lab represents an important shift in STEM programming; a female-led Science show, streaming on the biggest platform in the world, hosted by a pregnant woman, available world wide. Each sub-15 minute episode focuses on STEAM topics and experiments that kids can do with their parents at home.
Kirrilie from Developing Minds takes us through the difference between bullying and rude behaviour and how we can help, even when what our child is experiencing is not classified as “bullying”.
We asked Developing Minds to talk us through some important sleep concepts children and teens should know about and the words you can use to teach them about these concepts.
So, your child has recently been diagnosed with developmental delay… what do you do now? Regardless of how a parent reacts or feels, a diagnosis can actually be a positive turn in a child’s life. Here are some tips from I Can Jump Puddles Director, Sam Boag on dealing with a developmental delay diagnosis.
Families are at the heart of Nazareth. When you choose to enter into the vibrant Catholic community, you’re choosing to enrich your family life with support, guidance, acceptance and encouragement, across not only your child’s educational opportunities but also your whole family experience.
It’s likely that most of us have heard the term “teletherapy” much more in recent months, but how does it work? And how easy is it for families to get started with teletherapy?
Alive is a network of Catholic Early Learning Centres, committed to creating positive early learning and preschool (kindergarten) experiences for children from 6 months to 5 years old.
Whether it’s fighting over the TV remote, or who is using what colour texta, or bigger issues like power dynamics between older and younger siblings, sibling rivalry affects all of us at one point or another in our lives, and as parents it can drive us crazy when all our kids seem to do is fight. We asked Developing Minds to talk us through some ideas on how to encourage our kids to get along and what to do and say when we need to intervene.
Separation anxiety is the most commonly diagnosed anxiety disorder in children with approximately 4-5% of children ‘meeting the criteria’ for a separation anxiety disorder. We asked Developing Minds to talk us through possible causes and how to help children who feel anxious when apart from their parents or care givers.
Understanding kids meltdowns: Developing Minds Psychology gives us some advice on what to do when children are very angry or overwhelmed.
I Can Jump Puddles, a leading NDIS registered provider across metropolitan Adelaide and regional SA, is bringing an award winning program for parents and carers, to South Australian families to deliver positive results for children with disability or developmental delay.
We’ve asked Karina Savage from Smartbite to review a selection of everyday kids snacks you’ll find on the supermarket shelves, that might be regulars in your kids lunchboxes or at afternoon tea time, to find out how healthy they really are!