800 meters of “I can do it mum”.

I am at the school athletics carnival and it’s a buzz of activity. Arriving late, once there my kids run to me on arrival excitedly telling me about their achievements. As Bella and Will return to their friends I sit with Aidan (my special needs child) who predictably pulls out a Rubix Cube from his school bag to play with, and then it came, More...

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mathsonline
By Mummy Weekly On Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
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MathsOnline – Your child’s clever tutor, and your new best friend.

This was crazy. I had to find a new maths program for the kids. The ones that school had so far provided as “their homework” was turning out far too often to be mine! Too much time was being spent going More...

how to make preschoolers more independent
By Danielle Mantakoul On Monday, August 24th, 2015
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How To Get Your Preschooler More Independent By Danielle Mantakoul

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

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 simple right? Get them to eventually More...

Things to Consider when your Child Leaves High School
By Mummy Weekly On Friday, June 26th, 2015
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4 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, and now suddenly they’re graduating. More...

By Mummy Weekly On Wednesday, June 10th, 2015
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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 battle at times, but it’s worth working More...

By Mummy Weekly On Thursday, May 21st, 2015
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Child Support Changes in Australia

Separation is a major stressful event in a person’s life. It can provoke multiple ranges of response and a lot of painful feelings. When a couple separates or gets divorced, its emotional complexity is similar More...

Why kids lie and what you can do about it
By Danielle Mantakoul On Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
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Why Kids Lie and What You Can Do About It

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

Parents can start to notice kids telling lies when their child reaches the preschool years. This is because developmentally your child has reached the level of understanding that adults don’t actually know everything More...

By Danielle Mantakoul On Tuesday, May 5th, 2015
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Time Magazine Calls Him “World’s Most Embarrassing Dad” – but what do you think?

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

Time Magazine has called him the world’s most embarrassing dad. In Tennssee, Chris Early recently had a drone follow his daughter to school after she requested she walk by herself. At the tender age of 8 years More...

By Danielle Mantakoul On Thursday, March 19th, 2015
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“I Love That Too”! Why you NEED to fake it with the kids while they are young

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

While we as parents understand that the relationship we have with our children changes as they get older, we all want to believe that the lines of communication will stay open, and that we can rely on our children More...

By Danielle Mantakoul On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
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Get With The Program Dad! How To Get Him More Involved

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

There is no doubt about it. Men are now taking on more home duties and childcare than their own fathers. But from speaking to women and listening to the conversations of my friends, it seems to me that women are More...