05Jan
2015
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When Is My Child Ready For School?

It’s the recurring question most parents agonise over.Decades ago, the decision was often based solely on yourchild’s age. Your child was deemed ready to start school when they reached the specified minimum age. Nowadays, gauging readiness depends on a lot more factors.  Each child needs to be appraised in several key areas. But primarily, the […]

19Dec
2014
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Benefits of Toilet Training in Child Care

One sign of a good child care centre is that it actually works with parents to assist in their child’s toilet training. First-time parents might be unsure of the steps that they should follow to start the process. A good child care centre will support and communicate with you as to the progress and readiness […]

05Dec
2014
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What is a Child Care Rebate and How Do We Claim It?

The Australian government seeks to provide families with high quality,  accessible early childhood education and care programs. To make this happen, they subsidise the cost of pre-school and child care for eligible families using two forms of financial assistance: the Child Care Benefit and the Rebate. What is Child Care Benefit? In order to understand […]

10Nov
2014
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Settling into childcare: What to expect?

Most childcare centres provide early education and development to children age zero to five years. They offer full-time or part-time care and are built either in stand-alone premises or in schools, shopping centres or office buildings. These centres are usually licensed and are run by private operators or community organisations. To provide working parents the […]