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Easy Wooden Christmas Gift Tags

Easy Wooden Christmas Gift Tags

I actually love wrapping gifts for Christmas. Every year I search for wrapping paper to match my decorations. My goal every year is to have all my Christmas shopping done, gifts wrapped, and under the tree by the 1st of December. I am yet to […]

10 Ideas to solve your kids school holiday boredom

10 Ideas to solve your kids school holiday boredom

I never had little ones at home with me when I was teaching and on term break but I can imagine that after the first few days the novelty might wear off and they could be starting to get quite bored. So I have made […]

How to make reading fun

How to make reading fun

There is so much to be gained from reading a book to your little one. Not only will you be spending quality time together but there is a whole lot of learning happening too! When I was younger I have to be honest, I definitely […]

Helping your Little One make Friends

Helping your Little One make Friends

I bet if you asked any parent who has a little one going to school soon what they are worried about the most, their response would often be about fitting in and making friends. My little one isn’t at school yet and I know that […]

A Parents GUIDE to helping their child WRITE, SPELL and READ their name

A Parents GUIDE to helping their child WRITE, SPELL and READ their name

As a teacher I love seeing the progression of a child learning to write their own name and how proud they are when people can read their writing. For a child it is often one of the first words that they are able to read […]

5 ways to help your child succeed on their first day of ‘Big School’

5 ways to help your child succeed on their first day of ‘Big School’

Yay! Your little one isn’t so little anymore and is going to start school soon. This is definitely an emotional time for families. I feel emotional just writing this blog post for all of you thinking about what might be going on in the households […]

8 tips to prepare your child for Big School

8 tips to prepare your child for Big School

Your child starting school can be both an exciting and a very overwhelming time for your child and also your family. Below I have made a list of things that you can do that will hopefully help your child have a successful start to their […]