This time of year is often filled with a mix of excitement and nerves as thousands of parents across the country prepare to send their little ones to kindy for the first time. It’s not something I’ve had to consider before but this year my eldest is one of the many who will start her schooling! While it seems like just yesterday I held her in my arms for the first time, I can’t quite believe my baby girl is actually old enough to wear a school uniform. In preparing myself (and her!) for this big step, there are a few handy hints I have come across that I wanted to share. So here’s my Top Tips for a Smooth Kindy Transition – and let’s hope they are useful for all of us. Read More
We are thrilled to present the second of our two-part guest series on spring gardening for toddlers from the fabulous Renee at About The Garden
Featuring on our Guest Blog today is a discussion on a tricky topic that many parents have to face, from one side of the situation or the other - what can you do when your child is the bully? Read on for some constructive advice from a parent who has been through this. Read More
Gardening Ideas for Toddlers
We are thrilled to present the first of our two-part guest series on spring gardening for toddlers from the fabulous Renee at About The Garden.
Create a Flower Garden Using Old Car Tyres
Car tyres make wonderful flower gardens for little feet and best of all you can paint them up before hand for an added colour treat! I choose to use car tyres around my cubby house slide, as I wanted to create a ‘soft fall’ option for the children.
I always assumed I'd have girls. There wasn't a boy born into our family in two generations so when my 13 week old fetus flopped his little legs open to reveal a penis, I insisted the ultrasound machine was on the fritz - adding penises willy nilly.... oh dear, what did I know about mothering boys Read More