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56 South Street, Ipswich
Queensland, 4305
Phone: (07) 3151 2007
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health and wellbeing

True self-care is not salt baths and chocolate cake!

“True self-care is not salt baths and chocolate cake, it is making the choice to build a life you don’t need to regularly escape from.”  Self-care is far from self-indulgent, especially among those of us who are committed to serving others. It isn’t about being selfish or shirking our responsibilities. It’s about figuring out what…

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Talking Playtime Seriously

“We think that all domains of development are informed by children engaging in play,” YES…All domains of development! All of them! It’s pretty incredible, if you think about it, how perfectly play is designed to help children learn and grow. Play is a universal, cross-cultural and necessary attribute of childhood, essential for development and essential…

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To Play Is To Learn -Time to step back and let kids be kids

“The more our children play today, the more prepared future generations will be. Play is needed to endow us with leaders who can resolve conflict, problem solve, build socially connected communities and inspire society to flourish.” Research shows that play is vital to a child’s development, equipping them with the skills necessary to tackle humanity’s…

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SunSmart Resources & Website

With the holidays just around the corner, and the weather warming up across most of the country, it’s important to stay safe in the sun this December, and into the new year. The SunSmart website offers a range of resources for families and early childhood services, including songs, posters and online games, to get children…

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Help prepare for natural disasters with Triple P’s Tippaper

The latest issue of the Queensland’s Triple P parent magazine features tips and strategies to help families prepare for potential natural disasters this summer. Distributed across Queensland, the TipPaper also shares real life stories of families whose lives have been transformed by positive parenting, and ideas to help parents make the most of the school holidays.…

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Red Nose Changes

Are you up to date with current information and practices with Red Nose recommendations (formerly SIDS and Kids. Red Nose (formerly SIDS and Kids) welcomes changes to the national regulations governing education and care services from 1 October 2017. As an educator, you must be up to date with current guidelines and be able to…

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Help for ADHD Preschoolers

An online parenting intervention, available free to Queensland parents and carers, is the first shown to reduce Preschool children’s ADHD symptoms. The University of Auckland trial into Triple P Online has shown the self-directed eight-module course can: reduce children’s ADHD symptoms reduce parents’ stress and depression improve parents’ confidence in managing behaviour problems. Queensland mother…

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Happy Dental Health Week!

It’s a good time to think about your family’s dental health. Did you know that the cost of some basic dental services for children and teenagers comes under the Child Dental Benefits Schedule with the government. If your child is aged between 2 and 17, enrolled in Medicare and you get certain payments from them,…

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