• Tips from a Kindy Teacher: 21 Ways to Prepare Your Child for Big School

    2 years ago - By Momtastic

    Hands up if you have a little person about to start Big School?
    It is natural for all family members to be feeling all the feels at this exciting, but also anxious and stressful, time. Starting school involves a big change for all the family. We all have different ways of coping with this range of emotions, of course, but one thing is for sure: family plays an incredibly important role in creating a smooth and fun transition to school life.
    As a Kindergarten teacher, I've done the “First Day at Big School” a many, many times. Here are 21 ways you can help prepare your child for their first...
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  • 21 Tips to Get the Family Back-to-School Ready

    21 Tips to Get the Family Back-to-School Ready

    2 years ago - By Momtastic

    Can you believe it's almost time to kiss goodbye the summer holidays and welcome a new school year?
    Before you know it slow mornings, late nights and lazy days will be replaced with alarm clocks, routine, homework, and hopefully not too much resistance from the kids. We live in hope!
    Getting your family back-to-school ready after a long summer break is not for the fainthearted. I learnt this the hard way last year - my first year as a school mum.
    After a few false starts, missing the uniform purchase deadline and almost forgetting to order the school supplies, I was confident we were ready...
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