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Top Christmas Jokes for Kids Advent Calander

Top Christmas Jokes for Kids Advent Calander

After what feels like many hours reading young children’s christmas jokes, I have come up with my list of 24 for our children’s advent calander. I hope you to get joy out of sharing these with your children

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Acacia Hill @ Childcare Week Awards 2012

Acacia Hill @ Childcare Week Awards 2012

Recently Acacia Hill had all 6 Childcare Centres nominated in the Australian Childcare Week Awards across multiple categories, we are pleased to say we all centres made it to “finalists” in their categories.  Humpty Dumpty Childcare Centre, Ballajura Childcare Centre,...

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24 Pre-Christmas activities for the Children

24 Pre-Christmas activities for the Children

So I’ve taken the advent calendar one step further. I’ve decide to include an activity everyday for the children or the whole family to participate in. I want our children to enjoy preparing for this special time of the year, but I also want them to think of others less fortunate than themselves so I have added in some activities to make sure this happens.

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Christmas for the Children

Christmas for the Children

The festive season feels like it is upon us already. The shops have the Christmas decorations out, toy catalogues are on every surface I seem to look at and my elder children only have 6 weeks left of the school year.

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Reading to Children.

I have really been focusing lately on why it is so important for us to read to our children from a young age, how to read to them and what the benefits are. There is so much information out there on the net; I have been reading different articles for weeks now.

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Balancing Work and Family

Balancing Work and Family

Work and Family - Why is it so hard to find the right balance?  so many people have difficulty balancing work and family. As a working mother trying to find the balance between work and family is proving to be very difficult at the moment. The easy solution right...

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Books to Read to Children.

Books to Read to Children.

Experiencing the joy my children have reading books, it got me thinking………. What are some books out there they should read? What books to read to children? What books to read to children, i asked myself...? Off I went onto the google search and came up with the...

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Special Moments

Special Moments

Sitting in the lounge room the other day my 19 month old brought one of his books to me, put it on my lap and grunted. He climbed up on the chair, sat beside me and placed his hands in his lap. I asked him if he wanted me to read him the book. He looked at me and smiled.

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Acacia Hill @ City to Surf

Acacia Hill @ City to Surf

(August 2012) Recently we had a great team day out at the City to Surf, most of us took on the 4km run/walk, while a few brave folks took on the 12km run/walk.  The weather was excellent and we enjoyed a good breakfast after the event.  The talk at breakfast...

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Grandparents role in Child care Experience

Grandparents role in Child care Experience

Have you ever seen the instant smile and twinkle in the eye of a grandparent as their grandchild walks into the room? Lets not underestimate the power that relationship can have with a Grandparents role in child care experience. I have and it is a pretty special...

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Capturing the WOW moments in Daycare

Capturing the WOW moments in Daycare

The way staff programme for children seems to have done a complete circle.  Practices of days gone by have meant that the wow moments in daycare are often overlooked. With the Early Years Learning Framework now live as of January 2012, staff have had to relook at...

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5 ways to transition from home to child care

5 ways to transition from home to child care

Below are the top 5 ways to make sure the transition from home to child care is easier... Any child at any age can be ready for childcare. It depends on how we as adults approach the situation. If we are going to be anxious, nervous, upset and clingy with our child,...

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Choosing a Quality Childcare Centre

Choosing a Quality Childcare Centre

Our children are our pride and joy and sometimes the thought of leaving them with strangers is a little daunting. Will others care for our babies as well as we care for them? Will they get their nose wiped as soon as it starts running? Who will cuddle them if they...

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Top 5 tips for communication in childcare.

Top 5 tips for communication in childcare.

When looking for a quality childcare centre an important aspect to look for is the way the centre communicates with families. Below I have listed the Top 5 ways childcare centres and families should communicate to receive all the information required about the centre and their children.

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