I have a confession to make. When my kids were younger, I relied on DVDs to the extent that I joked that my sanity was sponsored by Pixar. Lately my kids have disappeared with the iPad to watch and play all things Minecraft related, while I escape into my own social world of bloggers, Facebook […]
An article in the Sydney Morning Herald titled “When kids push boundaries too far” quotes Dr Anne Chalfant. You can view the complete article on the Sydney Morning Herald website.
Understanding the disinterested reader I recall with fond memories time spent as a child listening to my mother read from her favourite childhood books – The Far Away Tree series. Each night before bed, my Mum would come into the room, which my brother and I shared, and read a chapter from each of the
The team at Annie’s Centre would like to wish everyone a very Happy Christmas. May your holiday season be full of peace and joy. Please note that the centre is closed over the holiday period. It re-opens on Monday 12th January, 2015. We look forward to assisting clients, collaborating with other professionals and posting further
Annie’s Centre is being nominated for an award with Kids in the East magazine and website under the “Best Family Customer Service Experience” category. As the name suggests, Kids in the East, is a magazine and website catering to parents in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs. The details for the voting page can be found here .
We all want “the best” for our children. From their birth, we hold firm to beliefs and promises that it is our job to provide our children with “the best”. But “the best” in what way? A common interpretation seems to be “the best” in terms of early exposure to “enrichment activities” that will stimulate