My Child Steals – Counsellor Scott Wardell Tells Us Why and What To Do

Parents need to know that it is very common and normal for children under the ages of four and five to take things that do not belong to them without understanding the concept of stealing. Children need to be taught lessons in personal property and not taking something without permission. Children under the age of five are generally self-centered and More...

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By Danielle Mantakoul On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
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Having a kids pool party? Are you bloody stupid! Girl drowns during birthday song.

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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In kindergarten my daughter aged 6 was invited to a party by a classmate. When I read the invitation I was surprised to see that it was a pool party. I was not sure in that moment how I felt about this but quickly 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.
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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...

By Danielle Mantakoul On Saturday, December 20th, 2014
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Choosing That Extra Curricular Activity

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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The choices endless, the gains real, and a fair possibility of wasted money. I’m talking of course about the extra curricular activity. If you’re not racing off at least one afternoon a week to get More...

By Mummy Weekly On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
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Is Your Child A Picky Eater?

Likes and dislikes are normal. From around two years of age food fads are common. It’s more unusual to have a child who doesn’t go through any food fads at all. Even young palates get jaded so your toddler More...

By Danielle Mantakoul On Monday, November 17th, 2014
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Must Read Books for your Preschooler

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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Rose Meets Mr Wintergarten By Bob Graham Mr Wintergarten lives next door to Rose but keeps very much to himself. This gets stories moving between the children in the neighbourhood on the type of person Mr Wintergarten More...

By Danielle Mantakoul On Tuesday, September 9th, 2014
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Favourites – The Lie You Must Tell Your Children and Why

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

Now I know what some of you are thinking. This is an article about Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, even the Tooth Fairy may come to mind, but no. It’s about something far more serious than that. It’s More...

By Mummy Weekly On Saturday, September 6th, 2014
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Parenting The Difficult Child

I hadn’t been to one in years – a kids’ birthday party, that is. Recently I was invited by a relative to the 1st birthday of her daughter, where I got a first hand lesson in some great parenting. More...

By Danielle Mantakoul On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
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What’s All The Snorting About Peppa Pig?

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

The more I read about the negativity surrounding Peppa Pig on the internet the more annoyed I became. So I decided it was time to speak up for this positively perfect pig family. Firstly, Mummy and Daddy Pigs parenting More...

By Danielle Mantakoul On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
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Raising Successful Adults

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

We all want our kids to grow up to be successful contributors to society, but how can we help them to succeed in their future careers when more than often they themselves have no idea on what they want to be “when More...