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8 Jun · The Brook Early Education and Care · No Comments

How to Support your Child’s Speech and Language Development in their Early Education

How to Support your Child’s Speech and Language Development in their Early Education Children start learning to communicate from birth, considerably earlier than some parents may think. So you can be sure that even before children start trying to communicate verbally, they already understand a whole lot about their world and the language used around …

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17 May · The Brook Early Education and Care · No Comments

5 Tips for Defusing a Temper Tantrum

Helpful Tips on Dealing with Your Kid’s Temper Tantrums Temper tantrums are an unfortunate (but unavoidable) aspect of raising children, particularly those aged 1 to 4 years. Tantrums often come at the worst times – when you’re out in public or enjoying a nice day with friends or family – and for parents, they can …

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10 May · The Brook Early Education and Care · No Comments

The Benefits of Learning a New Language to Young Children

The Importance of Learning a New Language as a Child In the past, early educators and parents would recommend against having a child be exposed to more than one language until they fully developed their language skills, as they believed the different languages would confuse the child and delay their development.   Nowadays, this subject …

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10 May · The Brook Early Education and Care · No Comments

Sneaking Veggies into Children’s Favourite Foods

2 Delicious Ways to Sneak Veggies Into Kids’ Fave Foods Children are often fussy eaters, and some will even pick out grated and diced veggies from pie fillings and pasta sauce, which makes maintaining their diets healthy a headache. As a parent, you want to make sure your child is getting the right nutrition, and …

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28 Apr · The Brook Early Education and Care · No Comments

What Does the National Quality Framework Mean for Your Child?

What Does The National Quality Framework Mean For Your Child?   The National Quality Framework (NQF) is a national system for the regulation and quality assessment of child care and early learning services. The NQF applies to long day care, family day care, preschool, kindergarten and outside school hours care services. The framework includes a: …

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21 Feb · The Brook Early Education and Care · No Comments

How to Prepare Your Child for a Learning Centre

Tips on Getting Your Child Ready For a Learning Centre Finishing maternity leave and starting your child at a learning centre can be a stressful time. Most infants (up to 7 months of age) adjust very well to childcare. Older infants, however, might find that it takes a bit of adjusting. Here are some tips …

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