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Getting to child care safely: Part 2 Walking


Getting to child care safely is all about thinking about how you can integrate safety messages throughout the day with kids no matter what their age. Luckily we don’t live in Indonesia where we have to deal with negotiating a collapsed bridge but walking across the road can be just ...

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Getting to child care safely: Part 1

Kidsafe Road Safety Launch

Getting to child care safely may seem easy enough for those that don’t have kids but, as a Mum I know that in the mornings there is this ‘time compression’ phenomena which means three hours seems more like three minutes and getting out the door can be a race no ...

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Kindy & Prep cut off dates are changing in Qld


Big news for parents with Kindergarten and Prep Kids in Qld. The Queensland Department of Education Training and Employment has changed the enrolment cut off dates for children dates by one month. This is effective from the 1st of January 2015 and will affect eligibility entry age for children born ...

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We’ve hit the national press!

Mary Poppins

We’ve very excited appear in Women’s Agenda, our daily read:) Share your opinions with us about your child care concerns and we will voice them to the nation! If you haven’t already, check out Women’s Agenda for all things, work, career and child care: Check us out http://www.womensagenda.com.au/talking-about/opinions/nanny-rebate-could-see-mary-poppins-sweeping-australia/201407144317#.U8dJ75S1ZZ9

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The school holiday shuffle!

Kids on a swing

I honestly think sometimes that my children need their own diaries! Master 7 and Miss 3 have a far better social life than I seem to have anymore and then you introduce school holidays. Thankfully Little Miss attends a daycare centre that is open all through the holidays (I have ...

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When to choose child care?

Pregnancy Test

The sooner the better get onto that wait list. I always joke that pregnancy testing kits should come with child care wait list form. Finding good, affordable childcare in metropolitan areas of Australia is a challenge. Not only is childcare expensive in major capital cities (ranging from $70 – $140 ...

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How would you overhaul childcare?

Child care in letter blocks

Collect your 4-leaf clover, rabbits foot and cross those fingers if you want a secure a child care place when and where you want. Daycare Decisions survey of over 700 parents across Australia late last year suggests that there a great many reforms to be made in the Australian childcare ...

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