Relaxing with Birdie: Stress Management Strategies for Children Through Transitions

  Transitions, such as the return to care or school after the holidays, often highlight the stress children face amidst their daily routines—an issue Birdie’s Tree, a curated collection of storybooks, videos, and resources from the Queensland Centre for Perinatal and Infant Mental Health (QCPIMH), aims to tackle. “Relaxing with Birdie,” authored by Susie Hamill, … Continued

Voices of Children

  As part of a global project initiated by the University of Wollongong, the Voices of Children project encourages young artists from Only About Children Campuses in Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane to submit their artwork. This artwork will be prominently featured in both a virtual gallery exhibition and a physical gallery at the Foundation of … Continued

Wahroonga Eastern Road’s Campus Director Named One Of The Country’s Most Inspirational Educators

  Australia is home to numerous incredible teachers who ignite a passion for learning in children. Recently, Renee, the Campus Director of Wahroonga Eastern Road, was recognised by News Corp Australia as one of the country’s most inspiring educators. The article acknowledges that despite the presence of excellent teachers in Australia, the importance of teaching within … Continued

Your Baby’s Skin – Sun Safety

  Written for Only About Children by Dr Preeya Alexander, GP, Parenting Expert and author of Eat Sleep Play Love  Sun safety starts from birth. A baby’s skin is thin, extremely sensitive and can burn easily. The more sun exposure during childhood, the greater the risk of skin cancer later in life. My husband removes … Continued

Learning Through Play: The Importance of STEM In the Early Years

  STEM, short for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, is all about sparking children’s curiosity about the natural world and how things work. By engaging in STEM activities, children can learn about different concepts and the environment around them, while fostering curiosity, innovation, and problem-solving abilities.   Only About Children’s curriculum is built around both Left … Continued

Australia’s Best Teachers: Early Childhood Teacher Renee Connaghan

    In a recent interview with The Daily Telegraph, Wahroonga Eastern Road’s Campus Director Renee discussed the significance of educators in establishing a lifelong love of learning, highlighting the importance of nurturing development and offering more than childcare. “When you get quality services and quality organisations delivering a higher standard of care that sits … Continued