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Early childhood educators, not babysitters

Early childhood educators, not babysitters

Within our ever-evolving society, the terminology used about and the understanding of the Early Childhood Education and Care sector has remained outdated. Despite the advocation of our sector and associated organisations, our Early Childhood Professionals are still...

The Importance of Play

The Importance of Play

The Significance of Play  Play is the language of childhood. It’s how children learn, make sense of the world around them, and develop essential life skills. So vital is play in a child’s life it is enshrined in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Yet,...

The Value of Good Food – Dinner’s Ready

The Value of Good Food – Dinner’s Ready

Many of us have fond memories of favourite family mealtimes. There is nothing quite as nourishing for our bodies and souls as good home-cooked food. “Food is for eating, and good food is to be enjoyed… I think food is, actually, very...

Positive Words to Support Confident Children

Positive Words to Support Confident Children

Being a parent/carer can be a bit of a rollercoaster ride. It goes from moments of sheer joy and perfection to moments where we are really challenged and confronted by our own emotions and the emotions of our little people. Parenting has come a long way and we can be...

Tips for everyday rhythms and rituals

Tips for everyday rhythms and rituals

Rhythms and rituals are important to all of us. Rituals give our lives a sense of significance and purpose. They help us mark moments that are important, such as births, deaths, and major life achievements. They help us be in the moment and process the world.

Reducing our environmental impact with cloth nappies

Reducing our environmental impact with cloth nappies

The world is changing rapidly. Our children will face different challenges in their lifetime to what we have experienced in ours and one of the most pressing issues for this generation of children and young people is the issue of climate...