Author: Christine Rose

Getting Children Out into Nature

Two happy girls lying on grass outside with their legs in the air

Getting Children Out into Nature

It can be so easy to make excuses and stay indoors. Being too windy, too wet, too cold, too hot, or not having enough time are all very common reasons. Our backyards are getting smaller and so is our children’s desire to explore.

Healthy Eating and Children

Close up of holding fresh strawberry in their hands

Healthy Eating and Children

In a world where junk food advertising is constantly aimed at children, it can be difficult to expect children to eat healthy foods. We are also becoming more time poor as a society, making it easier to reach for processed foods or order takeaway.

Teaching Kids Responsibility

Close up of a young boy holding a puppy in front of him

Teaching Kids Responsibility

The term responsibility carries many connotations. Often, it can be seen as a term reserved for teenagers and adulthood. However, if you expect your child to grow into a responsible person, then it’s important to build these skills early on through parenting at home, day care facilities and kindergarten programs.

The Benefits of Kindergarten

Children playing with wooden train and toy railroad at kindergarten

The Benefits of Kindergarten

Kindergarten is a wonderful stage of learning for children. Emotionally, mentally, socially and physically, they are building valuable foundations for their future learning. Positive, nurturing experiences during this year will benefit your child and in turn, the whole family.

How to Inspire Your Child to Read

A father teaching his daughter to read

How to Inspire Your Child to Read

Reading is one of the great enjoyments your child can look forward to in life, but learning to read can be challenging. Approaching reading with patience, good humour and an open mind will help.