Homemade Fruit By The Foot



AUTHOR: Danielle Walker – AgainstAllGrain.com INGREDIENTS: 4 cups mixed berries (I used raspberries, blueberries, strawberries, and blackberries) 1/2 cup unsweetened apple juice or water 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon lemon zest 1 tablespoon honey (you may need more if your …
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Long daycare hours could be impacting children’s learning and wellbeing



JANE ARMITSTEAD | TOWNSVILLE BULLETIN LONG hours spent in childcare could be impacting the long-term learning and wellbeing of children, according to a Townsville daycare. Townsville and Regions Family Day Care raised concerns about the amount of time children are …
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Kids to benefit from federal programs



Updated: Monday December 30, 2013 | Sky News Kids with bad teeth are likely to be the biggest beneficiaries of two major federal government programs focused on children starting in the new year. A new schools funding system begins in …
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Tips on Introducing a New Baby to your children



By Karen Torrisi This is always a tough one when introducing a new baby to your toddler or other children and it’s very important to plan ahead and keep them involved every step of the way. Below are a few …
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Separation Anxiety



The crying  cuts to your heart and you question whether this is the right decision. The anticipation alone is enough.  It breaks your heart, and you wonder if the staff are telling you the truth when they say your little …
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Winning & Losing



There is just so much to learn as a child!  And one of the most important lessons is winning and the other is losing.  These are certainly hard lessons to learn.  A lot of this learning takes place in childhood …
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Toddler Acting Like a Baby – Snippet



Ever since we had our second baby six months ago, our three-year-old has gone through long stretches of the day acting like a baby. She says things like gogo and gaga and has even started to wet herself (she has …
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Q&A: Daycare Drop off Tears



Question: My 17 month old has not taken to day care at all. She cries at drop off every single time for the past four months. She goes to day care two times a week. I need to continue with …
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Buried in Your Phone?



Our world is rapidly changing and all the time new parenting issues arise as a result of our technology.  One that I’ve particularly been watching, thinking and misusing over is the use, or overuse of our mobile phone.  Now please …
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Bedtime stories fading as two-thirds of busy parents claim they read to their kids less than once a week



Written by Wes Hosking | Herald Sun | 27th August 2013 BUSY parents are shutting the book on bedtime stories. Two-thirds of parents surveyed say they read to their kids less than once a week by the time they turn five. Mums …
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