This book by Ashling Kwok is such a wonderful story to share with all children due to start school; as well as those children who might need an extra bit of gentle support and reassurance as they enter this new phase of life. Many kids will connect with main character Edward, whose armour although there to protect him, does get in the way at times! How does Edward’s first day at school go?View Post
The superpower that is challenging the status quo when it comes to our kids education
Take some moments to re-imagine our education system, what would it look like? How would it be a place that embraced learning at a deeper level, and prepared our children…View Post
Building your child’s vocabulary: why is it so important anyway?
Between the ages of two and five, children learn at an extraordinary pace, understanding and remembering words they may have heard only once or twice. Strong spoken vocabulary is linked…View Post
Book sharing – make it interactive, for the love of language!
There is no such thing as “too young” to start sharing books with your child! The easiest way is to get your child into a regular book sharing routine. You…View Post
Your child’s screen time habits – don’t get so defensive!
I have been a Speech Pathologist for over 18 years; and the question I have NEEDED to ask parents more than ever, is “How much screen time does your child…View Post
Build the blocks for learning to spell, read and write
Wondering how you can help prepare your preschooler to learn how to read, spell and write? Ensuring your child has good speech and language skills is important. Also of critical…View Post