Entering a new environment can be frightening for anyone, including our toddlers and preschoolers. Below are ten tips I share with my parents when preparing for a new school year. 1 Visit your new nursery and request an orientation day (or more) before your child’s actual start date. Helping them to adjust to the new […]
Author: Carla Zuill With the summer now in socially distant full swing, thousands of adults and children alike will flock to the beach or the pool as they soak up rays. It’s vital to teach children water safety and survival skills, says Lesley Cherry White of Aquamania Swimming— something she has been doing since the […]
Author: Chantice Butterfield If you offer a child a muffin or a plate of spinach, which one do you think they are most likely going to grab for? We know the answer to that one! While it’s so important for us to ensure they receive all the nutrients they need, as parents we are fully […]
Have you ever seen a child hitting another because they were denied a turn in a game, or because the other child was not sharing? Have you observed a child shouting, or throwing things, because they lost a game they were playing? These are common scenarios and are often met with consequences that are not effective in addressing the behaviours.
Author: Open Airways What should people with asthma know about the current Covid-19 pandemic. First the good news, someone with asthma is not at a higher risk of catching the coronavirus if they practice hand washing and follow social distancing guidelines. But the bad news is, that having moderate or severe asthma may put you […]
Author: Chantice Butterfield Who says not eating meat is equal to not having fun foods for the kids? There are many delicious snacks that can be made for your little ones and just the perfect size for their chubby little hands. Sausage rolls are an all-time favourite…and easy to make. Ingredients 1 Can of Butter […]