WHY IT’S OKAY TO LET YOUR KIDS GET BORED

why it's okay to let kids get bored

KIDS ARE USED TO BEING ENTERTAINED DURING EVERY WAKING MOMENT and while boredom is nothing new, with today’s increasingly digital and fast paced world, kids lack the capacity to cope with being bored. Social commentator and youth trends expert Michael McQueen says, “We have failed to teach today’s kids an important lesson – that boredom […]

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parenting: why DAYDREAMING
is good for YOUR KIDS

why its good for kids to daydream

DAYDREAMING CAN BE OF GREAT BENEFIT TO YOUR KIDS Kids who do it are described as being “off with the fairies”, “unfocused” or as having attention disorders. However, research is showing that daydreaming is not only normal, but necessary for brain development. “Too often, parents and teachers are quick to label daydreaming as a symptom […]

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diary date: BACKYARD LEGEND DAY

BACKYARD LEGEND DAY

SUNDAY OCTOBER 16 IS BACKYARD LEGEND DAY Backyard Legend Day is a community initiative that encourages Australians to volunteer to complete a household chore for someone in their local community who could really do with a bit of help around the house or garden. The most recent stats show the rate of volunteering in Australia has […]

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