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Helpful tips and advice

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

For Business

On-boarding new childcare staff

Creating a positive culture at your childcare centre or babysitting agency begins with onboarding of new staff. Childcare staff who have a positive onboarding experience are more likely to be happier while at work.
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For Parents

What Parents Can Do to Support Their Child's Friendships

Friends are a key part of any child's development, but parents need to play a role in order to ensure safe, successful friendships. Relationships with friends take on new meaning as a child grows and parents who take an active role in their child's early years can help lay some solid foundations.
Child Development

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.
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Children's Activities

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
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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.
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.
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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.
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.
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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.