Early Learning and Child Care
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Early Learning and Child Care

This blog is aimed at any parent who is looking for advice about child care and early learning. I do not work in this industry. My name is Keira, and I am just another loving parent who wants the best for her child. When my child was 2 years old, I decided to return to work. This was the beginning of my search for child care. Over the next couple of months, I learnt lots of useful things from other mothers and those who work in the industry. I hope this blog helps you to make the right choice when it comes to child care.

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  • Understanding The Reggio Emilia Approach To Early Years Education

    24 July 2018

    When you begin looking at child care centres for your pre-schooler, you'll need to take into consideration the different approaches to learning employed by different centres. A popular approach offered by early years child care providers is Reggio Emilia, which is an educational philosophy developed by Italian psychologist Loris Malaguzzi. This approach focuses on child-led learning and places importance on children being free to explore their environment. Teachers encourage and support children to find the answers to the questions they have, rather than feeding them answers.

  • Four Questions to Ask When Choosing a Child Care Centre for a Child With an Allergy

    13 July 2018

    Between 2000 and 2015, hospitalisations due anaphylactic shock have tripled in Australian hospitals, and for children, the increase has been even more dramatic. If you have a child with an allergy, you know just how scary this can be, and you have to consider your child's allergies in every part of your life, including child care. If your child has allergies and you're looking for childcare, consider asking the following questions.