Our guide to toilet training

Toilet training can be a difficult and sometimes stressful process for both children and parents. It is important that parents/caregivers remain consistent and try to make the process as calm and enjoyable as possible. Learning to use the toilet is a big milestone in a child’s development and it is important to remember that every…

The power of music

It is well known that children’s faces light up when singing, dancing, moving and playing instruments. Not only have studies shown that it can activate happiness in children, it has also been shown to aid in developing a range of important skills. What benefits do children gain from music? Improved speech and vocabulary result from…

Five minutes with Tess

Tess Cook looks after HR and Administration at our Head Office. We sat down with Tess to find out what motherhood means to her and she shares her own experience of sending her son, Jack to our Margaret St centre. Tess enjoys the sense of ‘family’ at Care for Kindies and sent her own son…

Thriving in the first month of child care

This is an exciting time, although we understand that the first month can be challenging for you or your child. The new routine can be made easier by planning ahead and being prepared for what to expect. Here are some tips to help you and your child get through the first month in their new…

Keeping the children busy over the Easter break

The year is absolutely flying by and somehow we have managed to get all the way to April in the blink of an eye. As we approach the Easter break, a lot of parents (like ourselves) look forward to having some extra time on our hands and being able to take a break from our…