Puzzles – the revival of old school family entertainment

choosing a puzzle

Many years ago, I would probably do a puzzle once every six months. When the kids came along, there was fat chance of completing one a year. Infact, I didn’t tackle one until my youngest turned 10, and in recent years, it has become evident to me that puzzles are experiencing a revival in the form of old school family entertainment. Puzzle companies 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...

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...

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 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...