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 is more likely to go off dishes that are served very often. Try to provide a variety of foods. This is important for his development More...

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

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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

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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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?

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 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

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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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...

By Mummy Weekly On Monday, July 7th, 2014
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Understand How Birth Order Affects Personality

“Know thyself” is a powerful principle that leaders, managers and effective people intuitively know. When you understand your own strengths and preferences you are in a position to maximise those strengths More...

By Danielle Mantakoul On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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The Juggling Of Career Kids And Guilt

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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Be you a working parent out of need or because you are career driven, we all experience guilt, not one of us is immune including those of us that are stay at home mums. When we think about guilt we tend to view More...

By Danielle Mantakoul On Monday, June 16th, 2014
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Beauty or Beast Seven Ways To Get Your Kids Sleeping

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

Some of us mums are so tired we are falling over ourselves. This makes dealing with our kids difficult as fuses are short and patience depleted. But when you are dealing with a child who is finding it difficult More...

By Danielle Mantakoul On Tuesday, June 10th, 2014
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Ten Easy Tips To Encourage Kids To Eat

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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“He won’t eat, it drives me crazy and it doesn’t matter what I do! I have resorted to following him around the house and spoon feeding him at the table. He can sit there for ages and not eat a More...