Being the best parent that we can be is hard work. Often, it’s easy to get stuck on the details and forget the big-picture stuff… like self-care. While it seems paradoxical at times, putting others first all the time can have negative effects on our own health. And when the family’s main c
Children are prone to having accidents. And generally speaking, we don’t want to stop all chance of them having those accidents, because that’s how they learn to move and interact with the world around them. However, we also want to keep them safe from serious harm, and that’s where these firs
How Much Structure is Too Much? Different philosophies: some people give their children a lot of structure in playtime; others leave it up to the children to develop their own structures. Problems: Too much structure can stifle creativity in children, because they aren’t able to step outside the i
Do Parents Make Better Teachers? A common controversy we’ve heard being argued in the community is whether people are better teachers when they’re also parents. It’s an interesting topic, and one that’s important for everyone to be aware of, since we all want the best for our children. There
Christmas holiday activity ideas to entertain kids The holiday season is the time for the family to spend time together; lazy mornings, trips to the beach, kicking the ball, reading books. But then you have those days when all of you just need to get out of the house. We have compiled a list
Thank you to all of the mums and grandparents who were able to come today making our Mothers Day Morning Tea so special. We had a lovely morning with you all and we hope you did too.
This morning at Centre 1 we had a very special visitor. Oliviah’s great grandfather Papi came to talk to the children about what Anzac Day means to him. Clive is 96 years old and he wore his father’s WW1 jacket and medals. Clive showed the children a map of where the war was and ex