When and How Should Toddlers Start Learning the Alphabet?

*Giveaway Ended* Congratulations Annie and Sonya N. for winning an AlphaPup each! Stay tuned for more giveaways on School of Mum. This is a sponsored post There is so much conflicting advice about children’s ‘readiness’ to learn reading, writing and numbers. Then there is the confusion about whether children should be forced into any structured Read more about When and How Should Toddlers Start Learning the Alphabet?[…]

I’m the chick with the Thermos (and other budgeting ways)

Somewhere along the lineĀ  a week ago, I became the chick with the Thermos. We went away to Hall’s Gap with friends and those with kids (just us) became the Thermos, snack, nappy, wipe and baby carriers. I bought the Thermos from Aldi on one of their Wednesday special days for $6.99 and it pretty Read more about I’m the chick with the Thermos (and other budgeting ways)[…]

5 Ways to Limit Screen Time for Young Children

It’s happening a lot. Screen Time. In the car, at restaurants, at home, at school, in bed, in their rooms, on public transport. The fact is, all this screen time is relatively new for our children. And only when our generation of children reach adulthood, will we begin to research and make sense of the Read more about 5 Ways to Limit Screen Time for Young Children[…]