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It’s hard as a mum.   You’ve got so many things going on and sometimes you just want that bit of peace and quiet.  You don’t want to answer another ‘why’ question.  You don’t want to talk to your child about dinosaurs for the 10th time...

Today Amy chats with Kirsty from Learning Blocks Australia, and some tips for children who are just about to start their school journey. Kirsty shares her background and how Learning Blocks Australia formed and has grown. For parents that have got little ones that are about to embark...

For a lot of children, when they start school, playtime is suddenly taken away from them.  There is no longer time for playing, drawing or getting messy, it’s just straight down to business.  Straight into the academic stuff, and this can be challenging for some...

I have never come across a family who regretted giving their child another year. That’s the first point, and a pretty important one at that.  My second is; do you want your child to ‘just cope’ or do you want them to thrive?   Children need to develop...

When we think of reading, we think of someone holding a book or a newspaper, or these days an Ipad or even a phone, but the foundations for reading, the crucial skills that are required for readers to be successful don't contain any actual ‘print’ (visual...

Research shows that children who have a set of chores from a young age have higher self-esteem, are more responsible and are better able to deal with frustration.   Both of my girls (2 and 4 years of age) have chores, but I have framed them in...

Some children will start school for the first time next year and whilst is it an extremely exciting time, some children (and parents) can feel a little nervous and overwhelmed.  This is normal, but I wanted to share with you a few simple things you...

Just the thought of this will probably make some of you cringe, but hear me out!  Messy play not only fosters curiosity, imagination and exploration, it also supports the ability to play independently and is a fantastic way to develop fine motor skills, problem-solving skills...

Kirsty speaks with Ani from Mumlife Australia about School Readiness and what it is. Is Your Child Ready to Start School - Podcast, Kirsty Gibbs   In this podcast, Kirsty covers: ✔ What skills and knowledge are essential for a child starting school? ✔ What can parents do at home...