Why You Need Board Games Under Your Tree By Danielle Mantakoul

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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

When I was a child I lived with my grandmother, and every second week to give her a break, my Aunty Maureen and Uncle Vic would have me for the weekend. I remember these days as happy times in a childhood that was full of confusion and uncertainty. Why? Because my Aunty would play board game after board game after board game with me. Trouble, Battle More...

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Does Wi-Fi have implications on our kids health
By Kristy Goodwin On Monday, July 6th, 2015
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WiFi and Kids Health – long term implications? By Dr. Kristy Goodwin

Kristy Goodwin

Kristy Goodwin

Dr Kristy Goodwin is a children’s technology, learning & development expert (and Mum!), on a mission to help today’s confused and concerned parents and educators feel confident raising and teaching kids in the digital age.

She’s the Director at Every Chance to Learn and an Honorary Associate At Macquarie university. Kristy’s a speaker who combines practical strategies with the latest research to empower time-poor parents and educators to make sense of this brave, new world in which they’re raising digital kids (without having to ban the iPad or switch off the TV).
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, from a range of disciplines indicating that EMR exposure, especially for More...

Children's Health in a Digital Age
By Kristy Goodwin On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015
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Children’s Health in a Digital Age – do we need to worry? By Dr Kristy Goodwin

Kristy Goodwin

Kristy Goodwin

Dr Kristy Goodwin is a children’s technology, learning & development expert (and Mum!), on a mission to help today’s confused and concerned parents and educators feel confident raising and teaching kids in the digital age.

She’s the Director at Every Chance to Learn and an Honorary Associate At Macquarie university. Kristy’s a speaker who combines practical strategies with the latest research to empower time-poor parents and educators to make sense of this brave, new world in which they’re raising digital kids (without having to ban the iPad or switch off the TV).
Kristy Goodwin

Today’s children often learn to tap, swipe and pinch before they’ve learnt to tie their shoelaces or ride a bike. They’re growing up in a world immersed in screens (no wonder they assume every screen is a More...

By Mummy Weekly On Friday, December 19th, 2014
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Watermelon Christmas Trees

These watermelon Christmas trees will have your kids reaching across the table past all the treats to get to them. It’s amazing how shaping a piece of fruit can spark new interest in a most familiar fruit. There More...

By Danielle Mantakoul On Monday, October 6th, 2014
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Start Your Own Traditions

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 word tradition pretty much means the handing down of, usually meaning from generation to generation. Looking back on childhood, I honestly can’t think of any traditions either passed down or created by More...

By Danielle Mantakoul On Sunday, August 17th, 2014
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Potatoes in the Santa Sack

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

Every year I speak to thousands of parents in early childhood settings. Not much surprises me anymore during these talks, but what is stopping me in my tracks is that there has been an increasing number of times More...

By Danielle Mantakoul On Sunday, December 1st, 2013
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Ready Set School – Your guide to being school ready

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

Can’t recall all those handy hints and tricks from Danielle Mantakoul’s Ready Set School evening?   No worries, we got you covered. If you have not attended a Read Set School talk, here you will find More...

By Mummy Weekly On Monday, March 11th, 2013
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How to Know If Your Child Is Stressed And What To Do If They Are

Does your child often get sick or do they constantly whine and cry? Do they bite their nails, act out or often throw tantrums? Then your child may be stressed. Here is a simple guide on how to handle this and change More...

By Danielle Mantakoul On Sunday, March 10th, 2013
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Sleepovers The When And How

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

It only takes one instance of sexual abuse to change a life forever, yet every week in Australia, many children sleep away from home in the company of strangers, all in the name of the sleepover. When recently at More...

By Danielle Mantakoul On Monday, October 29th, 2012
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Purchasing That Kinder Uniform

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

At this time of year, those of you that have children attending school orientation may also be purchasing the new school uniform. While this may be a simple task, I have a few pointers that will save you both time More...