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Welcome to our blog page where we plan to update, inspire and provide useful Child Careinformation to parents, staff, uncles, aunties and grandparents on all things child care and everything in between.

We might even get some useful recipes that are sure to have your little ones gobbling down their veggies at dinner. Stay tuned!

Tips for developing your child's speech

Children are sponges, they see and hear what’s around them and they try to imitate it. Even from birth it’s great to get in the habit of talking to your child and helping them navigate the world through your words and actions. Birth to 2 years old Getting your baby to talk isn’t an instant thing, but there are many

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Whether it’s your first, second, third or fourth, every baby’s milestone is precious. There are so many firsts to look forward to in a baby’s first year, so let’s look at the important milestones that new parents can look forward to. Milestones in your baby’s first year You’ve brought your baby home and you are starting to get to know

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Dealing with separation anxiety

Placing your child in child care can be difficult initially for both parents and the child. Whilst the transition period may go seamlessly for some, other children might not handle the situation as well, but this doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s bad for your child, or that you should give up. Separating from a parent is a normal part of

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Food is a common choking hazard for children, especially those under the age of four as they haven’t quite mastered the art of chewing. Food blocking the airways can be very scary for both the child and parent, and in some cases fatal. It is important to be aware of some of the foods that are common choking hazards. A

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Children thrive off new and exciting experiences, and child care is a great way to offer your child exactly that. Child care is not baby-sitting, child-care is the experience of learning through play. For working parent’s child-care is often a necessity, but it can’t be stressed enough the benefits to your child of attending a reputable child-care centre. Social skills

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Birthday Party Etiquette for parents

When you place your child in day care you want them to be happy, and a large part of their happiness is due to the friendships they form. Inevitably children will have birthday parties, and they’ll naturally want to invite their friends. You might be wondering, what is the etiquette when planning your child’s party? Do I need to invite

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While living in a technological era comes with a huge range of benefits and conveniences, it also comes with its own set of challenges. Technology, if used too often can become addictive and detrimental to your child’s health. While technology can be a great learning and entertainment tool for your kids, it’s important to balance their screen time with outdoor

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Raising happy children

Raising happy and healthy children is the goal of every parent. Scientific studies have shown that happiness is a learned behaviour and to ensure that our kids our happy, we need to find routines and role models to influence their outlooks for the better. To help you, here are some simple tips from the team at Creative Kids Child Care.

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The importance of a good night's sleep for children

Sleep is massively important to the development of your child. The amount of sleep required for your little one depends on their age. For infants under 1 12-16 hours of sleep a day is required. Children between 1-2 years need between 11-14 hours, and children between 3-5 years need 10-13 hours a day. To help you understand the importance of

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As children age, they learn and process information in different ways. To help you understand the cognitive development of your child during their first five years, here are some milestones to look out for from our team of child care experts. Newborn Newborns learn by feel, sound, sight and smell and repeat movements to develop and retain memories. 6 months

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