Important Decisions in Choosing A Day Care Centre


As parents, there is nothing more important than the care and safety of your children. You do everything you can to keep them safe and teach them right at home. While ideally, parents would stay home with their children, this is not always possible. This is when it is time to look for a day care centre. With this comes many things you must think about. Here are some important decisions in choosing a day care centre.

13 November 2018

About To Enroll Your Toddler In School? Consider the Benefits of the Montessori System


If your toddler has reached a school-going age, you may be considering different early education systems to give them the best possible start to their school career. However, in searching for teaching institutions, you will find that there is a broad range of early education options to choose from. It would, therefore, be advisable to whittle down your choices by eliminating systems that are trends and focusing on those that have a proven educational curriculum.

30 November 2017

3 Tips To Settle Your Crying Toddler Into Childcare


You've taken some time off work for maternity, but now it's time for you to get back to it, which means that you've probably enrolled your toddler in a childcare centre near your home or workplace. Some kids happily settle into a new centre within a few days or weeks, while others take significantly longer to adjust to the chance. If your child falls in the latter category, follow these tips to help your crying toddler settle into his or her day care centre.

31 July 2017

How to develop a great parent-carer relationship in a childcare centre


It is very important for carers and parents to have an open and friendly relationship so that they can work together to bring up a child in the best way and promote healthy development. However, sometimes busy carers and parents find it hard to connect during emotional pick-ups and drop-offs. ere are some tips that can help.  Try to leave some extra time While it can be hard to get out the door in the morning, and most of us don't want to sacrifice even a few minutes in bed, it can be really useful to have a few minutes extra to have even a brief chat with your child's carer.

21 June 2017

Tips For Helping Your Child Transition To Childcare


Transitioning your child to a nursery or child care may feel like a big step, and you'll likely feel worried about how your child will cope with such a big change. The first few weeks can be tough, as you'll miss your child and they will miss you. However, there are steps you can take to make the transition easier for your child and create positive connotations with your chosen childcare provider.

27 October 2016

Preschool for twins and triplets - together forever or on their own paths


If you have twins or triplets, one of the questions you might need to consider is whether to keep them together through their schooling years. This decision presents itself relatively early on, as one of the first questions you'll be asked by any early childhood facility you tour is whether they'll be in the same stream or not. Here are some of the pros and cons of each option. Together in one class

21 January 2016

Helping kids with Autism Spectrum Disorder navigate play at child care


For children with Autism Spectrum Disorders or ASD, navigating free play can be a stressful and overwhelming experience. In addition to issues with voice modulation, many children with ASD suffer from pragmatic speech disorder where they struggle to navigate the responses of the other party and may keep speaking at length or fail to notice a change in mood. Child carers can help children to navigate these situations using some of the following techniques.

21 October 2015