This week’s Blog is a bit more of a Blog-Share. Last week while scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed, I happened upon an article about ballet. While the title “The Effects of Ballet Classes Schools Don’t Tell You” is slightly misleading, the content of the article is spot on and once again reminded me just how important my job is and the lasting impact it can have on the future generations.
In the world of Dance there are some dancers who are naturally flexible, and some dancers who aren’t – I was the latter. I stood in awe of the those around me who could kick their legs up to their head and do the splits without needing to stretch. They made it look so easy and I was always frustrated and disappointed that I was not naturally flexible.
If you’re like me then I have good news! Over time, through hard work and perseverance, I was able to achieve a level of flexibility that I had previously thought was impossible – and so can you! Read More
As the years pass by it is becoming harder and harder to imagine what life would have been like over 100 years ago when the ANZAC’s first landed in Gallipoli. There was no such thing as hashtags or selfies. No social media to share with the world what you ate for breakfast or what was going to fill your day. No internet or smartphones to keep in touch with family and friends. They didn’t even have television until the mid 1920’s. Year after year we continue to watch as the world changes at a rapid pace, but no matter how much time passes, or how different the world may become, one tradition that has and will hopefully always remain the same is ANZAC Day – A day of remembrance. A day where we stop as a nation to remember and commemorate those who have served and sacrificed for our country.
A few weeks ago I came across an article written by a Preschool Teacher about the Do’s and Don’ts of Preschool drop off. It was a great read re-enforcing the normality of separation anxiety in preschoolers, even those who appear to be resilient like my own daughter. I appreciated the validation that what I was doing was the best thing for my daughter and so I thought I would share a bit about my experience so far regarding the trials and tribulations of the wilful preschooler. Read More
Woohoo, the holidays are finally here and we know you are excited! It is a time for you to relax and re-energise before diving into a new Term, but whether you’re going away or staying home don’t forget how important it is to also keep active, both mentally and physically, so that your mind and body can continue to develop.
Here are some of our “Top Tips” to help keep you moving and healthy these school holidays.