Child Care Subsidy 2018

Child Care Subsidy 2018

Child Care Subsidy will be increased for lower and middle income families.

Children’s books – my recommendations

Children’s books – my recommendations

From a baby just able to sit up and touch the pages, to older children able to read to themselves, there is a wealth of fantastic books to choose from....

The benefits of reading to children

The benefits of reading to children

There are so many reasons why it’s a good idea to incorporate reading to our children into their daily routine.

Reconnecting after a day in childcare

Reconnecting after a day in childcare

So many parents have experienced it. After a day at work, you go to collect your child from childcare, only to be greeted by a screaming nightmare.

Choosing the right child care for your family

Choosing the right child care for your family

More affordable access to quality child care puts the opportunity of work within the reach of more families. The following information aims to help families in making the choice for care that suits their needs.

Leaving on time in the morning

Leaving on time in the morning

Getting yourself and your child ready and out of the door on time in the morning can sometimes be a real challenge, and power struggles and upsets are not the greatest way to start the day..

Patience please

Patience please

One of the traps we can easily fall into as parents is that of trying to rush our children into things.

Travelling with children with ASD

Travelling with children with ASD

I have traveled overseas 3 times with my son with ASD. There’s a number of things have learnt, but the most important ones are food,distractions, routines and pre-planning.

Towards autism diagnosis

Towards autism diagnosis

Looking back, my son displayed many signs of autism, from the very moment he was born.

Understanding Autism

Understanding Autism

When I think about autism and what it means to have an autistic child, I am often reminded of the 'Welcome to Holland' poem by 'Emily Perl Kingsley'.