Salt play, it’s so much fun!

Easy to clean up off the floor, won’t mark the kids clothes, it’s cheap and best thing of all, salt play is so much fun. Not only is this a great sensory medium, add some funnels, scales, measuring cups and spoons, and you have a maths experience without the kids even realising. Here’s what you will need: Salt A large low container More...

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By Mummy Weekly On Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
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Blacktown NSW Medieval Fayre – for the nerd in all of us

In May of 2018 I took the family along to the Medieval Fair in Blacktown NSW. This had been a much anticipated event for all of us, and never having been before we were not sure what to expect. The only think I More...

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By Mummy Weekly On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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Does Weight Watchers Really Work?

I have lost weight before. Only six kilos back in 2013, but at the time it was a huge achievement as I had done it myself using a little xbox game called Just Dance. Six dances in the morning, six at night. I became More...

By Danielle Mantakoul On Saturday, December 27th, 2014
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The Parent With Witt – how to help kids with disappointment

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

One way to help our kids deal with the little disappointments in life is to become the parent with WITT. The parent who communicates to their child “We’re In This Together.” Parent or child, we More...