When a new school year has started, it can fill you as a parent with some joy; the little darlings are back to school and normal routine can commence. But there can be a little bit of dread that comes along with it when those little envelopes start appearing in your child’s school bag. I’m… Read More The Rules of Birthday Party Etiquette That Parents Need To Know
Image source Swimming is an activity that most parents want their children to embrace for a variety of reasons. Not only is it an important form of exercise, but also it is essential for safety reasons, and swimming lessons provide a good opportunity for children to meet with others and improve their social skills. However,… Read More Is Your Child Scared of Water?
Leading learn-to-swim and water safety authority, Swim Australia, is warning all Aussies to remain vigilant in and around water come Australia Day celebrations,“as drowning doesn’t take a break – even on Australia Day.” Drowning is the number one cause of child related deaths in Australia.“Often when frivolity is at the forefront, and alcohol is thrown into… Read More Keep Kids Water Safe This Australia Day
Today is National Best Friend Day in Australia. A special day to honour that person or person’s you call your “best friend”. This day is a time to show them how much you appreciate them, how special and important they are to you and how you cherish their friendship. Friendship is so important to the development… Read More WSS Kids: Captain Underpants Best Friend Day! Win 1 of 6 Prizes!
Picture Source No matter how hard we try to instil the basics in our children, from hard work and manners to sharing with their siblings, some things appear to evade most children, keeping tidy is one of those things. Now, it can be very difficult to keep on top of the cleaning if you have… Read More What A Stress! Cutting Back On The Amount Of Mess Your Children Make
Every parent wants to keep their kids away from hard and difficult parts of life for as long as they can. This is natural and noble; life is hard enough and kids should be kids. However, it’s also imperative for kids to be taught the value of hard work early on. This will help them… Read More Tips for Teaching Kids the Value of Hard Work
There’s more to family mealtimes than socialising with loved ones- experts have found tonnes of reasons how eating together regularly can be beneficial for children. Not only do kids that eat with their parents tend to be slimmer and make healthier food choices, but it’s even been shown to reduce teenage pregnancy and drug use… Read More Eating Together as a Family is Much More Important Than You Think!
If your children are anything like mine, they would be on the XBox One and PS4 all holidays if I let them. Mr’s twelve and fifteen have three weeks holidays (yes three weeks, last year the school came up with the brilliant idea of accumulating all of the curriculum days for the year into one… Read More How to Stop Your Kids from Gaming All Holidays
Pixabay Are your kids good at putting on butter-wouldn’t-melt faces? If so, then they are probably experts at covering up their mischief and mayhem. However, no matter how good your kids are at covering up their tracks, there are going to be sometimes when their unruly behaviour is very difficult for them to hide. And,… Read More When Kids And Your Home Don’t Mix
Women return to work for various reasons, financial usually being the top of the list, but returning to work after long break can be a challenge. There are many considerations for mums to consider when heading back to work, including child care arrangements, checking to see that your skills are up to date and evaluating career plans… Read More Top Tips for Women Returning To Work