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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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Competition Time Win one of 5 Kids Apps

Key word kids

Thanks to the lovely Sue and Janet of Language and Learning Steps we have 5 free Key Word Kids Apps to give away valued at $29.95. These must be used by Sunday 16th in the itunes shop so if you are too slow getting back you’ll miss out! to enter ...

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First Family Daycare to be rated ‘Excellent’

Wynnum Family Daycare

Queensland’s Wynnum Family Day Care is the first family day care service in Australia to be awarded the Excellent rating by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA). ACECQA is an independent statutory authority established to provide national leadership in promoting quality and continuous improvement in children’s education ...

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Do you have eldest child syndrome?


Everyone talks about middle child syndrome or the baby of the family, you rarely hear about the eldest. Being the eldest of four children in my family means that I organize the family get togethers, I resolve the conflict, I make the decisions on family gifts for mum and dad ...

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Nannies versus Au Pairs


Who wouldn’t want their very own Mary Poppins; someone keeping both your house and your children a ‘ship-shape’. Nannies and Aupairs can be an excellent choice of care in terms of dedicated care in your home to suit your working hours or lifestyle. I have friends who have crunched the ...

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Childhood memories are your New Years Resolution

Ekka Icecream

Happy New Year! While some people never made it to midnight and others develop extensive short and long-term commitments to health, fitness, relationships and work. By 2015 everyone will be stronger, healthier, earning more money, better parents. BORING! Inspired by a super-mum friend Kirsty, I’m going to write down the ...

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To or not too visit Santa?

Kids and Santa

It’s not an unusual photo, ok, well Santa quite possibly is the scariest you’ve ever seen and you won’t see him in filling in for Tim Allen in Santa Clause anytime soon. We’ve all seen a picture like this though a terrified or crying little girl or boy, sitting reluctantly ...

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Virtual Aquarium


I”ve seen into the future – it”s called “The Cube” Brisbane”s most exciting technological attraction/research tool/interactive engagement site/kids day out. I don”t normally to “what to do” blog posts on the website but I couldn”t really help myself after visiting the brand new “Cube” at Queensland University of Technology. I ...

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