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Helpful tips and advice

Explore our collection of articles packed with helpful tips and advice for parents and helpers alike!

Why it’s so important for kids to get a good night’s sleep

Kids need sleep for good health and growth. Sleep is also vital for fighting against diseases in children and enabling them to concentrate on their daytime activities. In this article, we'll discuss why it's so important for kids to get a good night's sleep.

Helping children feel good about themselves

There are a lot of strains on children growing up in today's world. Many have a hard time dealing with the isolation of covid and making friends. They might also struggle with things like schoolwork, and broken families. Here are some tips for how you can help children to feel good about themselves.

How to position your company as a family-friendly place to work

Human resources departments around the globe have applied different strategies to attract top candidates, such as offering perks and employee benefits. Companies are adopting family-friendly policies to distinguish themselves in the fierce competition.
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How team sports help children develop social skills

When children develop skills in effective communication, self-discipline, and teamwork, they're more likely to make a successful transition into adulthood. Team sports equip children with the skills needed to cope with the daily demands of life. Additionally, they're known to instil values of collaboration, determination, and allow students to identify the strengths of others in team settings. Children's local team sports aim to foster principles of teamwork, fair play, verbal and non-verbal

Soccer training drills to help your kids train at home

Soccer is a sport that helps kids maintain cardiovascular health, while increasing coordination, muscle strength, flexibility, and self-confidence. By regularly training outside the field or at home, children can correct their technique.
Child Development

How to help your children cope with sibling rivalry

For parents with more than one child, sibling rivalry is a development they would rather not experience. That visualisation of a harmonious relationship between kids filled with bantering and laughter can appear to be a 'hoax' when the screaming and shouting occur. Don't despair. You're not alone.
Child Development

How to raise a confident child

Raising a confident child may involve the parents, teachers and caregivers, including the nanny and babysitter. Children learn by watching those around them. To ensure positive and polite behaviour, including confidence, the actions of the child’s caregivers are of utmost importance.
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Child Development

The importance of positive discipline

Positive discipline is a way of teaching children that is based on the concept “there are no bad children, just bad behaviours”. It treats children as an actor with the ability to use their personal power to influence the world around them and shapes them to do so with respect and empathy.
For Parents

Why boredom can be good for your child

You might think it's good for your child to be stimulated all the time because they're having fun, and you never have to hear the dreaded phrase 'I'm bored'. However, research suggests that boredom, or at least quiet time or inactivity, is actually good for your child. Here's why.
Child Development

How to help a shy child

Some children seem to be born with effortless confidence and have the innate ability to shine in social situations. However, not all children have this skill and for some, learning to feel comfortable and confident in social situations takes some work and practice.
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Child Development

Preparing for the teenage years

The teenage years can pose great challenges and conflicts for both teenagers and their parents. Parents may discover that the relationship they had with their preteen child is changing. Effective and consistent communication is essential to help both the parents and the child feel more connected
Child Development

How technology is changing the way children learn

Schools and other educators have had to make huge adjustments in light of our constantly evolving and increasingly digital world. Today, with the advent of COVID-19 and the sudden switch to online learning, online classrooms and online tutors, technology's role in education is bigger than ever.
Child Development

Do boys learn in a different way to girls?

The way in which girls and boys learn is vastly different. Traditional classrooms are not the ideal environment for young boys. However, by working with teachers and home tutors, it is possible to learn more about the different ways in which boys and girls learn and what you can do to support them.
For Parents

Ten tips to help your child enjoy reading

Research has shown that frequent reading has a direct effect on brain development and cognitive functions. Not only will their literacy skills improve, but through reading, they are acquiring knowledge, language skills, and even the development of empathy and social engagement.
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Child Development

Board games provide clear benefits for your child

Board games are a fun way to introduce learning opportunities into the home. From more directly school related ideas like literacy and numeracy, to more general skills like turn taking and spacial awareness, the benefits are significant. Board games are a great way of getting the family together.
For Parents

Birthday Party Games for Kids

There are few things as exciting to a child as their birthday. So, if you want to make sure that your child has a memorable party you may wish to include tried and tested fun games. We’ve compiled our top 10 games for your child’s birthday party. These games are sure to be a hit with all the guests!
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