ABC Song Activities Fun food! Sandwich art made easy Breastfeeding problems:  Lisa's experience with expressing milk for her baby View our previous competition winners!

ABC Song Activities

Age 2-8 years Duration of activity You can spend just a few minutes or up to an hour singing the ABC song and doing these activities. Cost Nil Preparation Familiarise yourself with the ABC song lyrics if...

Fun food! Sandwich art made easy

Playful sandwich art is not only loved by kids but it’s also a great way for you to flex your creative muscles in the kitchen. You don’t need anything fancy or any artistic know-how. Follow these simple tips and...

Breastfeeding problems: Lisa's experience with expressing milk ...

Most new mothers don't anticipate the reality of not being able to breastfeed but it is a situation faced by many mothers. Not being able to feed directly from the breast does not necessarily limit your choices to...

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Labour

What to pack for hospital
What to pack for hospital April 12, 2013

Pregnancy itself can be quite an experience and when you’re nearing your due date, the prospect of childbirth can really get your nerves jangling. You won’t be able to control ... Read More»

Getting to hospital for childbirth
Getting to hospital for childbirth April 12, 2013

Getting to hospital for childbirth on time isn’t just about preserving your dignity (although if the last thing in the world you want to do is give birth in the ... Read More»

Fathers to be- what to pack for hospital
Fathers to be- what to pack for hospital April 12, 2013

When expecting a baby, a father to be might be so preoccupied thinking about what his partner needs to pack for hospital that he forgets to properly think through what ... Read More»

News

Top reading tips for toddlers
Top reading tips for toddlers September 18, 2014

It’s never too early to start reading with your children. Edith Cowan University education researchers have a simple message for parents who want to set their children up for academic ... Read More»

Expectant Parents’ Play with Doll Predicts Later Parenting Behaviour
Expectant Parents’ Play with Doll Predicts Later Parenting Behaviour September 17, 2014

Having expectant parents role-play interacting with an infant using a doll can help predict which couples may be headed for co-parenting conflicts when their baby arrives. Researchers videotaped 182 couples ... Read More»

Intervention needed for survivors of childhood burns
Intervention needed for survivors of childhood burns September 16, 2014

Adults who were hospitalised for a burn as a child experience higher than usual rates of depression and suicidal thoughts, according to new research at the University of Adelaide. Australia’s ... Read More»

French Songs

Une poule sur un mur (A chicken on a wall)
Une poule sur un mur (A chicken on a wall) October 17, 2013

A traditional French children’s song with actions, and an English translation. French Une poule sur un mur, Pliez les coudes, bougez-les de l’extérieur vers l’intérieur Qui picote du pain dur ... Read More»

Le fermier dans son pré (The farmer in the dell)
Le fermier dans son pré (The farmer in the dell) September 20, 2013

‘Le fermier dans son pré’ is the French translation of the popular children’s song ‘The farmer in the dell’. It is also a party game and a great way to ... Read More»

Brille, brille, petite étoile (Twinkle twinkle little star)
Brille, brille, petite étoile (Twinkle twinkle little star) September 20, 2013

The French translation of the popular English nursery rhyme Twinkle twinkle little star. French Brille, brille, petite étoile, Lèvez les mains au ciel. Ouvrez et fermez les poings pour mimer ... Read More»







 
 
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