"If you are raising someone else's child and giving them a home, you may be able to get financial support to help with the upbringing of the child..................."
A new brochure, "Help for Kinship Carers- a guide for someone raising someone else's child" is available through Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Trust regional coordinators, the New Zealand Family and Foster Care Federation, Ci . . . more
Walking to school is about to get way cool with StreetWise Rangers
By now you might have heard about the walking school buses which are starting up all around the country. StreetWise Rangers is a new theme EECA has developed to make the walking school bus even more fun and exciting for children. The story below tells you all about these superheroes...
Ten thousand light years away from . . . more
Chances are you want to provide a wonderful environment for your
baby to learn and grow. But your life is busy. You have a young child -- a child who needs to be bathed, dressed, fed, and nurtured. And when you're not caring for your little one, perhaps there's your housework, shopping, cooking, and laundry. Luckily, all children learn to talk. It's something that comes naturally, right? Not al . . . more
This article gives information about:
What are your childcare options
Preparing your child for care
What ifs of childcare
What are your Childcare Options?
Selecting the right childcare to suit your children and lifestyle can seem like a daunting hurdle. Through exploring the available options and talking to other parents, you can settle on an arrangement that can benefit both yourself an . . . more
It?s natural for children to bubble over with ideas, schemes, and jokes. Unfortunately, capturing those ideas on paper is not so natural for many kids with learning disabilities (LD). They may freeze up, forget their ideas, or fight the pencil.
Help your reluctant writer at home
Your struggling writer needs practice at home, but you don?t want to make it seem like another school chore. The . . . more
Helping Chn Overcome Shyness
To assist children to overcome shyness, try the following ides. They are designed to help increase self-confidence and overcome situations that make a child feel shy.
|||bullet|||Strengths and Weaknesses. It is important that your child be in touch with their strengths as well as their weaknesses. On a sheet of paper, help them list on one half their strengths -- . . . more