We all need guidance throughout our lives. Arguably, teenagers need more support during these undoubtedly impressionable and challenging years. Adolescence marks the transformation from childhood to adulthood and is often a time of discovery and steep learning curves.
How to become a physically active family.
Getting enough physical activity as a family is often seen to be difficult and always out of reach. The kids have homework to do, parents are busy with work and other duties and exercise can become an evasive ideal, let alone a regular part of the family routine.
We all face challenges throughout our lives, some greater than others. As adults, we have faced more challenges, learnt more lessons and overcome more adversity than our children. Kids need to prepare themselves, so it’s important to teach your child to embrace challenges from a young age.
Learning how to play a musical instrument is more than just a hobby. Many people develop a deep appreciation for playing music after learning an instrument at school. The benefits of playing music can be physical, mental and spiritual. Time and again, science has shown that learning how to play a musical instrument benefits both adults and children, and it is often linked to better learning outcomes in school.
Children, from birth to adulthood, need time and attention from their parents. The impact of personal interaction cannot be underestimated. The importance of family time has a bearing on the social and emotional maturity of children and establishes deep understanding among family members.
Esperance is a beautiful town of lovely beaches, diverse wildlife and a picturesque landscape. From Lucky Bay to Frenchman’s Peak, we are lucky to live where we do, which is why it is our duty to take care and respect our environment. By working together, we have made huge strides in the past few decades toward becoming more environmentally friendly and sustainable.
The start of another school year presents great opportunities to develop positive habits surrounding your child’s schooling. These could include healthy eating and sleeping habits, or even positive morning routine habits when getting ready for school.
Australia is a truly multi-cultural society. We have welcomed people from every corner of the globe, who now proudly call Australia their home. The spirit of giving everyone a ‘fair go’ is alive and well, and we are fortunate to be exposed to many cultures and traditions.
10 tips to start the new school year well
The holidays are finally over, and the school year has begun. The beginning of a new school year is always an exciting time for parents and students alike. There are new opportunities to discover and new beginnings to experience.
5 ways to keep your child safe on the internet
The internet has grown exponentially in the past decade alone. We can now submit assessments, sign digital permission slips and take quizzes all online. Our children have grown up with the internet and may often be the ones helping us with computer problems, but that doesn’t mean they know what is and isn’t safe online.