Different Ages, Different Perspectives

Different Ages, Different Perspectives

Going for a walk in our neighbourhood, my daughter and I spot an elderly man with withered hands, a hunched back, grey hair and all alone.  In one hand he holds his groceries tight, his walking stick in the other, slowly making his way to the bus stop. I look and I...
Minimising Chaos at Home

Minimising Chaos at Home

Have you ever felt like your home is noisy and cluttered? Perhaps you have heaps of toys, but your child never wants to play with them?  Do you make lists of activities and tasks, but never get to any of them? Maybe you can’t recall the exact location of that...
Music for Literacy and Numeracy

Music for Literacy and Numeracy

Music for Literacy and Numeracy Music is a great way to provide young children with opportunities to develop their literacy and numeracy skills. Even if your child is not yet talking, or reading or counting, there are a lot of “building blocks” that develop...
Calming and Sleeping

Calming and Sleeping

Calming and sleeping Using gentle music and songs can be a great way to help children to relax. You can use lullabies, distraction songs in the car, or even just something familiar and repetitive that can help your child feel safe and secure. Lullabies are an ancient...