Reducing my Camp Blue Fees with the Child Care Subsidy

Do you know that Camp Blue is an approved after-school care service and that you may be able to reduce your fees with the Child Care Subsidy? The Child Care Subsidy started on 2 July 2018 and is a single, means-tested subsidy paid directly to your child’s after-school care service (in this instance Camp Blue). [...]

How to Transition your Child from Daycare to Primary School

Do you have a little one starting school for the first time this year?  We have some terrific tips on how to transition your child from daycare to primary school. The experience can be a daunting one, and not just for your child. It is important that you work together to make the transition as […]

How to Prepare for the New School Year

Can you believe it is time to say goodbye to the holidays and hello to a new school year? We have some handy tips on how to prepare for the new school year. Getting your family ready to return to school is a tough gig. No one wants to give up pyjama days, lazy mornings […]

Exciting School Holiday Activities in Sydney

If you are looking for exciting school holiday activities in Sydney, then check out our list below. Sydney turns up the heat over the holidays, and it is not hard to find fun and engaging ways to spend your time and beat the boredom.  Here are our top FREE exciting school holiday activities in Sydney […]

Top Things to do these Summer Holidays in Melbourne.

Top FREE things to do in Melbourne these school summer holidays! Holiday fun doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg. These great ideas for your children during the summer school holidays are guaranteed to be entertaining, provide an opportunity for the best photos and create lasting happy memories. And all without breaking […]

New Year’s Goal-Setting With the Family

New Year’s resolution is a great time to talk to your family about goal-setting and how good it feels to create a plan to improve on something that has been challenging for them. For parents looking to get their children on track with some healthier habits, helping them make a new year’s resolution could be […]

Tips for Flying with Children for the Holidays

Are you flying interstate or overseas with the children these holidays? Then I have two words for you…be prepared! Getting ready for a family trip can feel overwhelming with so many last-minute tasks. We’ve got you covered with our handy travel tips to save you time and help keep you organised. Check out these tips […]

Find Free Street Libraries in Your Neighbourhood

Have you noticed a growing trend sweeping across Australia?  I’m talking about the trend of people finding free street libraries in their neighbourhoods.   These street libraries can be found outside cafes, in community gardens, near children’s playgrounds, at railway stations and on beaches.  The books in the library are either donated, swapped, borrowed or kept by […]

Five Activities to Keep Your Family Active

According to the World Health Organization, kids between the ages of five and 17 years need 60 minutes of physical activity a day. But only a third of Aussie kids are meeting this recommendation. So how can we inspire you to keep your family active, especially now as the weather warms up? Physical activity helps […]

What is relational aggression and what can we do about it?

Relational aggression is a form of bullying. The insidious nature of relational aggression makes it one of the biggest challenges facing parents and the wider school community. What exactly is relational aggression? Psychologists more commonly refer to it as “bitchiness” or “mean girl” behaviour. It’s like an emotional slap to the face focused on damaging […]