‘A pat on the back is only a few vertebrae removed from a kick in the pants, but is miles ahead in results.’ Ella Wheeler Wilcox For some time now, parents have been aware of the importance of praising children.
“Children learn as they play. Most importantly, in play children learn how to learn.” O. Fred Donaldson, American Martial Arts Master It may seem obvious to say that play is an important part of a child’s life but it is
Childcare Providers! As you know, there is an immediate need for funding to be made available to all preschool children who have additional needs. Regina Bushell, managing director of Grovelands childcare is trying to bring attention to the plight of
There was success recently for a number of crèches at the 7th annual Baby Elegance Maternity & Infant Awards at a gala luncheon in Dublin. Best Multiple Crèche was awarded to Grovelands Crèche, Athlone and Best Community Crèche was presented to
There is no set time that you should get rid of your child’s cot and put him in a bed, although most children make the move sometime between ages 18 months and three and a half. Many parents switch their
The first step you should take is to make a list of qualities you’re looking for in a childcare provider, such as experience, staff rations, flexibility etc. When searching for a new crèche or childcare facility make sure to give
Getting out of the house on time with children dressed, teeth brushed, tummies filled and backpacks in hand can be challenging. Getting out the door without nagging, yelling and racing around may seem impossible. You can create an environment that
When looking for childcare you would be forgiven for getting lost with all the jargon. Here, MyChildcare.ie explains briefly what each type of childcare means. If you have any questions please do contact us. Fulltime Day Care: You probably know