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Explaining spelling – to a toddler!

Don’t you hate it when your child makes so much sense?! My 3 year old, Zara has been so excited to be learning about letters at childcare. Every week the focus is on a different letter.   Children have to present a picture starting with the letter of the week. …

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Books, books, books – always a great gift idea!

Books can offer so much to our little ones; as well as some quality time together with parents/ carers. I had the pleasure of contributing to an article published in The Daily Telegraph last month; which offers some great information about the wonderful important benefits of books… check out the link …

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Kids at the café… are you kidding?!

“Mummy’s having a skim flat white… with no sugar!” My almost 3 year old excitedly pronounced to the waitress as I opened my mouth to order.   Woah! I was gobsmacked. Perhaps I was having too many coffees of late for my daughter to know my exact order?? My little …

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What’s the best age to start Speech Pathology intervention?

This is often a question parents ask themselves and to me, when they call to enquire as to whether it is appropriate for their child to have a Speech Pathology assessment. Often parents wonder if their child is too young. The answer is, it depends on the concern! So for a …

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Chicks Dates & Mates Dates

Okay – so hopefully you would have mastered the ‘me dates’ concept by now; so guess what’s next?   Chicks dates or mates dates! The idea here is that you organise a recurrence of dates with your girlfriends or for the guys, with your guy mates… to give you time …

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Teaching your child another language… Ciao!

This is one of my favourite topics to talk and write about! It may be the case that you are in a family dynamic that already speaks a language other than English at home; or you have children learning another language at their primary school. Toddlers and preschoolers can also …

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