Why Kids Lie and What You Can Do About It

Why kids lie and what you can do about it
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 that they know. Before this, children believe that you know what they do, so there is little point to telling a lie. Early lying can More...

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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

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...

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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 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

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

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...

By Mummy Weekly On Sunday, March 1st, 2015
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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 More...

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.

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

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

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...

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

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 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...