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Here you'll find updates and helpful insights from the team at Only About Children and our partnered industry professionals.
MasterChef Tommy Pham's Chicken Noodle Soup From Scratch
Health & Nutrition Follow MasterChef Tommy Pham as he shows you how to make a wholesome chicken noodle soup brimming with flavours of slow-simmered chicken, fragrant herbs and noodles. A satisfying and nutritious family meal that will be loved by all! Watch, cook and enjoy!
Helping Our Children Conquer Their Anxiety
Wellbeing Dr Kaylene Henderson, Child Psychiatrist and Only About Children Parenting Expert provides advice on managing children with anxiety.
Charting a New Course: Jackie's Career Shift from Finance to Early Education
Careers Join Jackie on her remarkable journey from finance to early childhood education, where her passion for children and families takes center stage. Explore the exciting world of possibilities in her inspiring career shift.
2 Year School Readiness
Discover & learn Many families ask what they can do at home to support their child’s school readiness. Here, we discuss understanding school readiness and how to prepare your child for school.
MasterChef Tommy Pham's Banana Cheesecake Popsicles
Health & Nutrition Follow MasterChef Tommy Pham as he makes super easy & delicious banana cheesecake popsicles. Great recipe to get the little ones involved in!
Brain Boosting Foods for Children
Health & Nutrition Did you know that certain foods can help boost your child’s brain growth, as well as improve their brain function, memory and concentration? Alex and Anna, our in-house Dietitians from The Biting Truth, recommend 6 brain boosting foods for children.
From Trainee to Early Careers Manager, Meet Rosanne!
Careers Only About Children Early Careers Manager and OAC 2022 National Excellence Awards winner, Rosanne Grieco, explains how she went from being an early childhood trainee to supporting and managing other trainees and educators with their career goals and pathways.
Language First, Then Literacy
Discover & learn When preparing children for school, it's common to focus on literacy skills like reading and writing. However, there are other crucial skills essential for success in the classroom. This article highlights the importance of developing language understanding, clear speech, and social communication skills before diving into literacy and the age-specific milestones for these vital skills.
Top Tips To Consider As You Prepare Your Child For ‘Big’ School
Discover & learn Dr Kaylene Henderson, Child Psychiatrist and Only About Children Parenting Expert provides 8 top tips for parents to help their child have a smooth start to school.
How Can I Tell If My Child Is Ready For School?
Discover & learn Choosing the right time to send your child to school is a significant decision, dependent on their unique needs and the family's circumstances. There's no definitive 'right' or 'wrong' choice, as each family is best suited to assess their child's readiness. Still, there are ways to make an informed decision.