As parents we try to take the word “ugly” OUT of our child’s vocab!

Danielle Mantakoul

Danielle Mantakoul

BA of Ed Early Childhood and Editor at Mummy Weekly
She's described as one of the most engaging & dynamic speakers in the early childhood industry today, now having educated hundreds of thousands of parents & teachers. She has lectured for organisations such as KU Children’s Services, Only About Children, Qantas, National Australia Bank, Child Protection Australia, Goodstart and hundreds of council & private centres. She also developed and ran the popular parenting series for the Australian Financial Review.
Danielle Mantakoul

I am disappointed to say the least at one of the leading toy brands Moose. After their grand success with Shopkins they have gone and released a product called “The Ugglys”. These are a line of pets that are created in a way that makes them seemingly unappealing to the eye. Moose, I feel you have lost the plot with this product. As parents, More...

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By Danielle Mantakoul On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015
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The 30 Second Shower Challenge – Transitioning from bath to shower

Danielle Mantakoul

Danielle Mantakoul

BA of Ed Early Childhood and Editor at Mummy Weekly
She's described as one of the most engaging & dynamic speakers in the early childhood industry today, now having educated hundreds of thousands of parents & teachers. She has lectured for organisations such as KU Children’s Services, Only About Children, Qantas, National Australia Bank, Child Protection Australia, Goodstart and hundreds of council & private centres. She also developed and ran the popular parenting series for the Australian Financial Review.
Danielle Mantakoul

Our kids all arrive at that stage when it’s time to transition from the bath to the shower. Many of us instigated this, now feeling that perhaps we could ditch this time consuming nightly activity. Many of More...

By Mummy Weekly On Monday, March 30th, 2015
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Danielle Mantakoul’s Availability to Talk at your Centre or Organisation

Here you will find days Danielle Mantakoul is available to present her 90 minute Toolbox or Ready Set School talk at your centre or organisation. To request the dates you’re interested in simply fill in your More...

By Danielle Mantakoul On Monday, December 1st, 2014
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Present Ideas For Teachers

Danielle Mantakoul

Danielle Mantakoul

BA of Ed Early Childhood and Editor at Mummy Weekly
She's described as one of the most engaging & dynamic speakers in the early childhood industry today, now having educated hundreds of thousands of parents & teachers. She has lectured for organisations such as KU Children’s Services, Only About Children, Qantas, National Australia Bank, Child Protection Australia, Goodstart and hundreds of council & private centres. She also developed and ran the popular parenting series for the Australian Financial Review.
Danielle Mantakoul

As a teacher it is so nice to receive a gift from a child you have taught all year. When receiving these gifts I am always so thankful to the parent that took the time to put together a little something for their More...

By Danielle Mantakoul On Tuesday, November 6th, 2012
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How You Know Kids Have Ruined Your Sex Life

Danielle Mantakoul

Danielle Mantakoul

BA of Ed Early Childhood and Editor at Mummy Weekly
She's described as one of the most engaging & dynamic speakers in the early childhood industry today, now having educated hundreds of thousands of parents & teachers. She has lectured for organisations such as KU Children’s Services, Only About Children, Qantas, National Australia Bank, Child Protection Australia, Goodstart and hundreds of council & private centres. She also developed and ran the popular parenting series for the Australian Financial Review.
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Cake or sex… cake or sex… cake or sex… If it took you three times to ask yourself that question before you came to a conclusion AND you chose the sex, then you probably have no children. For many More...

By Danielle Mantakoul On Monday, September 3rd, 2012
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The Child You Don’t Expect – a special needs baby story

Danielle Mantakoul

Danielle Mantakoul

BA of Ed Early Childhood and Editor at Mummy Weekly
She's described as one of the most engaging & dynamic speakers in the early childhood industry today, now having educated hundreds of thousands of parents & teachers. She has lectured for organisations such as KU Children’s Services, Only About Children, Qantas, National Australia Bank, Child Protection Australia, Goodstart and hundreds of council & private centres. She also developed and ran the popular parenting series for the Australian Financial Review.
Danielle Mantakoul

Oh no, another new mum headed towards me. As we eyed each other approaching and smiled, both coffee in one hand and pram handle in the other, I wanted to walk faster, but no, it was not to be. For the fourth time More...