How To Get Your Preschooler More Independent By Danielle Mantakoul

how to make preschoolers more independent

Teaching a skill such as independence must start early. Danielle Mantakoul Early Childhood Teacher shows you how to get your preschooler more independent. With kids the goal is More...

4 Things to Consider When Your Child Leaves High School

Things to Consider when your Child Leaves High School

There comes a time in every parent’s life when their child leaves high school. It may feel like it was just yesterday you were dropping them off on their first day of school, More...

My Child Is Not Listening! Communication Tips for Mums of Preschoolers

When you talk to your child, does it seem to go in one ear and out the other? You’re not alone! Communicating effectively with toddlers and pre-schoolers can be an uphill More...

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What Your Sleep Pattern Says About You

Do you sleep too little, fancy frequent naps or love to curl up for a solid night’s slumber in the foetal position? Well all these things mean something, according to experts. More...

The Rate Rise Cometh – tactics to save your hip pocket

For those of us who have a family, we can safely say people without children have no idea how much a family truly costs. Sometimes it feels like your wallet has an actual physical More...

I Can’t Get Rid Of My Kids Toys! Hubby Loses Mancave to My Little Pony and Friends

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Spring is chuck the junk time. I was reminded of this when I went into Aidan’s room, looked at the chaos, thought for a More...

“That Soap Has Other People Privates On It” Child demands own soap what would you say?

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Baths have completely become redundant in our house now the kids are 8 and 10. I am quite enjoying this, as long More...

nutella oreo mousse Nutella Oreo Mousse – Simply the perfect chocolate marriage

Ingredients: 600mls thickened cream 750g jar of Nutella 6-8 full sized Oreo biscuits 1 packet of...

Berry Sunflower Cakes Berry Sunflower Cakes – getting ready for summer in the kitchen!

Ingredients: 1 3/4 cups plain flour 1 1/2 tspns baking powder 1/4 tspn bicarbonate of soda Small...

choc chip cake Chocolate Chip Loaf Cake – a must do chocky cake By Emma-Louise Cooke

Ingredients: 2 cups plain flour 1 1/2 tspns baking powder 1/2 tspn bicarbonate of soda One grind...

Ruby Cobblestone – The Inventor (Child Friendly Minecraft Stories)

Ruby Cobblestone Dragon Mother Minecraft Stories

Busy inventor Penguin King has been hard at work with his new creation and must now put it through testing before More...

Ruby Cobblestone – Oh Christmas Tree (Child Friendly Minecraft Stories)

Ruby and Pammie are in search of the perfect Christmas tree. Will they find it, or spend the holidays with no..

Ruby Cobblestone – The Friend (Child Friendly Minecraft Stories)

The story of two unlikely friends. (Warning, the more sensitive viewer may need a tissue)..

5 Tips for Caring for Sick Children

Caring for sick children

There are few things more stressful and anxiety-provoking than caring for sick children. Often, it is difficult More...

WiFi and Kids Health – are there long term implications? By Dr. Kristy Goodwin

WiFi seems to be everywhere today. But what are the long term implications on our children’s health? There’s some preliminary research,..

Becoming a Health and Fitness Role Model for your Kids

Your child learns how to walk, talk, and interact with the world around them by watching you. So their health and..
Love Bug Cupcakes

Love Bug Cupcakes

These Love Bug cupcakes will have anyone smiling, and the best part is they suit many an occasion. Valentines Day, Fairy..
Aquarium Box

Aquarium Box

What you will need: Playdough Pipe Cleaners Pencils or markers Empty strawberry box Character stencils or paper to draw your own..

Have a Parenting Question? Ask Danielle Mantakoul

Have a parenting question? Ask a question of our residential expert parenting educator Danielle Mantakoul, labelled as one of the most..