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Preschooler reading book about a fox

4 fun titles to encourage young readers

Start a culture of reading in your kids from a young age with these fab, beautifully illustrated books. First Facts and Flaps: Brilliant Body by...
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How to make the most of mud play with your kids

This past school holiday Marcia Sissing (the creative mind behind the blog ‘Mini Matisse Diaries’) came to the realisation that her three daughters just...
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When is the right time to get your child a smartphone?

Technology has become a way of life, a necessity we simply can’t, or won’t, do without. As we prepare for smart cities of the...
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How much kids need to move, play & sleep in their early years

As parents, we want to encourage children to be physically active, get enough sleep, and keep their screen time at healthy levels. But did...
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What school days look like around the world

Did you know that in Finland, schools have no exams and no grades? Here, we look at schools around the world, and how they...
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9 ways to help your kids reconnect with nature

Do you feel as though the franticness of life seems to have dulled down our appreciation of nature and her beauty. Do we see,...
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Heroes versus role models

What is the difference between heroes and role models, and how important are they to our children? Nothing beats watching a superhero do what...
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Dyscalculia: ‘Maths dyslexia’ or why so many children struggle with numbers

You’ve probably heard of dyslexia, but have you heard of dyscalculia before? Maybe not, given that children with dyscalculia – or mathematical learning difficulties...
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Choosing the right spectacle frames & lenses for your child

As a parent, you have done the right thing by taking your toddler or child for their annual professional eye examination. But what if...

10 ways bullying behaviour can be stopped if parents get more involved

Bullying has been put on the radar this month, as July has been recognised as National Mental Illness Awareness Month. To highlight the need...
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