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Strategies to support your child's communication development within their everyday routines and play.
Tell a story to get a story

Tell a story to get a story

TELL a story to GET a story.🙂Takes the pressure off🙂 Models excellent...
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Language Development Tip

Language Development Tip

Why it matters ⬇️ For some reason, adults have fallen into a...
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Starting School Mistake

Starting School Mistake

Do this ⬇️⬇️Did you know that teaching your child what SOUND each...
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Reading time and Language Development

Reading time and Language Development

This is magic ⬇️YES it's lovely to have kids snuggled beside us...
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Stop doing this one thing if you want your child to talk more

Stop doing this one thing if you want your child to talk more

IT'S SO TEMPTINGto ask our kids to say stuff to us.Like "say...
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What NOT to do if your child starts stuttering

What NOT to do if your child starts stuttering

Do this instead ⬇️ It's not uncommon for some kids to go...
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8 Skills that Children need to practice before they develop first words

8 Skills that Children need to practice before they develop first words

Teach this ⬇️Are you and your parent friends waiting to hear first...
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4 Tips to Enhance your Baby's Speech and Language Development

4 Tips to Enhance your Baby's Speech and Language Development

Your little one is learning how to communicate from the second they're...
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Teach yourself before you teach your child

Teach yourself before you teach your child

⚠️don't make this mistake⚠️Saying the SOUND that letters make can be so...
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Teach your child to talk using Plydough

Teach your child to talk using Plydough

Throwback ThursdayA little video of Auggie (age 2years and 7 months) and...
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My child doesn't say some speech sounds - should I worry?

My child doesn't say some speech sounds - should I worry?

⚠️SAVE THIS FOR REFERENCESome sounds are harder to say than others. Knowing...
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Top Language Tip from a Speech Therapist

Top Language Tip from a Speech Therapist

This makes a difference ⬇️⬇️Sometimes adults so badly want to hear their...
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Teach your child to say 2-word phrases

Teach your child to say 2-word phrases

LANGUAGE MILESTONES ⬇️By age 2, typically children are using between 50 and...
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Ten things to do with your kid that isn't play with toys

Ten things to do with your kid that isn't play with toys

Tired of playing pretend?Save this list for later - it'll come in...
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Pre-verbal Skills

Pre-verbal Skills

First words start here⬇️Your baby is probably already intentially communicating with you...
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How to be the best parent you can be by connecting with your child and holding your boundaries respectfully.
3 Signs your child is struggling but can't tell you

3 Signs your child is struggling but can't tell you

Watch & Listen ⬇️Kids don't have the words or the maturity to...
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My kid pushed another kid

My kid pushed another kid

NOT NAUGHTY ⬇️⬇️Our kids KNOW that pushing, shoving and hitting are ‘bad’...
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Reduce Bickering

Reduce Bickering

STEP 1 ⬇️⬇️In no way am I expecting that my kids are...
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After School Meltdowns

After School Meltdowns

QUICK FIXES ⬇️ My kids, like most kids, are often super dysregulated...
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Parenting Respectfully ≠ Being Passive

Parenting Respectfully ≠ Being Passive

Kids are allowed feelingsHolding space for feelings is so important. Kids need...
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What to say instead of 'Good Job!'

What to say instead of 'Good Job!'

Try this 👇Praise is SO GREAT and we should always be looking...
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Tantrums and Meltdowns

Tantrums and Meltdowns

Coping ⬇️If your kids are "angels" in one setting then struggle when...
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Breaking the Emotional Blackmail

Breaking the Emotional Blackmail

Control it ⬇️Children don’t control our emotions. We do!What one adult may...
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5 Early Signs of Autism

5 Early Signs of Autism

Good to know ⬇️You can't diagnose Autism from an Instagram post, but...
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Supporting Siblings to play together

Supporting Siblings to play together

Yes - they fight.But instead of expecting any different from two infants...
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There's no such thing as 'naughty'

There's no such thing as 'naughty'

🕵‍♀Be a detective🕵️‍♀️When your child hits out at you, focus on what...
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When you tell your child to stop doing something and they keep doing it...

When you tell your child to stop doing something and they keep doing it...

Try this ⬇️When we tell our kids exactly what we'd like to...
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My kids are fighting over a toy - What we can say

My kids are fighting over a toy - What we can say

A script! ⬇️The way you speak to your kids is EVERYTHING and...
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Self-esteem is everything.

Self-esteem is everything.

😔If we're honest - I bet all of us can say we've...
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Your child's brain, why they're misbehaving and how to help when they're losing it

Your child's brain, why they're misbehaving and how to help when they're losing it

What to do ⬇️Sometimes our kids seem to lose it over the...
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The home of easy to set up play ideas! Browse a range of activities that are simple to create and often use the stuff you already have lying around your house! These activities are all created with communication development in mind, so be sure to join in with your little one and foster some conversation.
7 Reasons to Prioritise Messy Play

7 Reasons to Prioritise Messy Play

Beyond beneficial ⬇️Delving into messy play opens up a world of learning...
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Save your recycling!

Save your recycling!

Egg cartons + multiples from nature = A recipe for so many...
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POV: You're not scared of messy play...

POV: You're not scared of messy play...

Cleaning hacks ⬇️⬇️I know that SO MANY OF US are loathed to...
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Triggered by Mess?

Triggered by Mess?

Try THIS ⬇️If you're triggered by messy play, you're not alone. For...
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18 month old milestones

18 month old milestones

Are milestones important? Milestones aren't everything. The world is a better place...
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Play Math

Play Math

It all adds up....There's a reason early childhood centres rotate the toys...
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Support your Child's Scissor Skills

Support your Child's Scissor Skills

Easy hack for fine motor strength....Using scissors is one of those skills...
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DIY Car Wash

DIY Car Wash

Who's kid would LOVE this?!Tag a friend who's kid would go wild...
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Why I let my kids play with tools

Why I let my kids play with tools

⚠️How risky?⚠️We don't tend to associate tools with preschoolers. Naturally - we...
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Embracing Messy Play Indoors

Embracing Messy Play Indoors

⚠️HOT TIP⚠️We pull out water play every day without fail. Come rain...
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Easy way to keep your baby busy

Easy way to keep your baby busy

Tummy time WIN.The more time our little ones spend on the floor...
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Water Play aways WINS!

Water Play aways WINS!

Water play always wins.It doesn’t have to be fancy. Kids love water...
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Simple Play Idea: Dandelion Lions

Simple Play Idea: Dandelion Lions

Dandelions are EVERYWHERE at the moment and kids sure do give you...
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Craft a Christmas Decoration

Craft a Christmas Decoration

Could you?It's nothing the vacuum can't fix!Let your kids go wild with...
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Christmas Tree Decorating

Christmas Tree Decorating

Yay or nay?!EACH TO THEIR OWN but I'm pretty passionate about Christmas...
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Because parenting is hard enough as it is! Here are some ideas to make things a little easier and support your child's development in the process.
Play Hack with Road and Track Tape

Play Hack with Road and Track Tape

Play hack!We set up bridges of our Zazi Road Tape across the...
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Teaching Road Safety around parked cars

Teaching Road Safety around parked cars

KEEP THEM SAFE.Visual aides are incredibly helpful in helping children understand what...
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Make bedtime easier with this evening activity

Make bedtime easier with this evening activity

Make the most of the dark!My kids are the most messy and...
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Why I make my toddler LAUGH before bedtime

Why I make my toddler LAUGH before bedtime

Laughter really is the best medicine. Plus it just makes life easier!...
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Why should you involve your child in housework?

Why should you involve your child in housework?

Steal my strategy... Throwback Thursday! Here's my 2 year old and I...
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The Ultimate Guide to Toothbrushing

The Ultimate Guide to Toothbrushing

END THE BATTLETeeth brushing can be so hard and so demoralising at...
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Getting reluctant kids into car seats

Getting reluctant kids into car seats

⬇️Steal my strategy for getting kids into car seats.They're not being difficult...
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Use this trick to teach your child to ride a bike

Use this trick to teach your child to ride a bike

So much easier!The towel method makes learning to ride a bike so...
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Struggling to get sunscreen on your little one?

Struggling to get sunscreen on your little one?

Sensory overload.I think most of us would find it overwhelming if someone...
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Surviving Toilet-Learning (and gastro)

Surviving Toilet-Learning (and gastro)

Working smarter not harder.Messy mats are super absorbent but don't let that...
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Flexiflask Hack to make immunicasations easier

Flexiflask Hack to make immunicasations easier

Have you tried this?Immunisations can be mega stressful - none of us...
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Why it matters if your child is snoring

Why it matters if your child is snoring

Deep sleep?Once thought to be a sign that babies were having a...
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Say "no" to bathing in mould

Say "no" to bathing in mould

We designed our slip-safe spots when we were exasperated by bath mats...
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Wreck your lounge to help your kids to go to sleep

Wreck your lounge to help your kids to go to sleep

Are you brave enough for this?The type A among us LOVE a...
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Install Slip-Safe Spots with me

Install Slip-Safe Spots with me

Say "no" to bathing in mould.We designed our slip-safe spots when we...
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You're in the right place for all things food. We want to support you to have more successful mealtimes with your children.
The Classic Kiwi Cheese Roll

The Classic Kiwi Cheese Roll

A kiwi classic - cheese rolls!Doesn’t get any better than this for...
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Getting through the 'Messy eating stage'

Getting through the 'Messy eating stage'

The recipe ⬇️To get better at skateboarding, kids need to practice skateboarding....
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Clever Recipe: Tropical Breakfast Smoothie

Clever Recipe: Tropical Breakfast Smoothie

⚠️Must read ⬇️Smoothies are one of the BEST THINGS to put in...
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Clever Recipe: Overnight Banana-Bix

Clever Recipe: Overnight Banana-Bix

Too easy not to try.Sometimes breakfast gets a bit boring and you...
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Asking Kids to set the table

Asking Kids to set the table

⬇️ This can help with difficult mealtimes.It seems a bit old-school, but...
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Clever Mat Scones

Clever Mat Scones

Yum ⬇️⬇️There's only so much I could take of my kids fighting...
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Open Cup or Sippy Cup?

Open Cup or Sippy Cup?

Did you know?Children can drink from an open cup from the moment...
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What's a clever mat and how can it support mealtimes?

What's a clever mat and how can it support mealtimes?

Less mess. More success.Your suction dinnerware is only as good as the...
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How to teach your toddler to eat with cutlery

How to teach your toddler to eat with cutlery

Never underestimate your toddler!Our little ones are capable of way more than...
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Clever ways to make mealtimes easier

Clever ways to make mealtimes easier

Make life easier.I’ve designed our clever bowls to have incredible suction so...
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Is your little one ready for cutlery?

Is your little one ready for cutlery?

👶 ready for cutlery?Clever Cutlery is specially designed to set children up...
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Preschooler Knife Skills

Preschooler Knife Skills

Kids can use knives.If your little one can stand independently then they...
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Struggling with your toddler at mealtimes?

Struggling with your toddler at mealtimes?

Have you checked your high chair?!We'd left it way too long since...
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Teaching your Baby to drink from a Clever Cup

Teaching your Baby to drink from a Clever Cup

Designed by a Speech and Language TherapistDid you know that children can...
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What makes our plates clever?

What makes our plates clever?

Divided plates CAN increase selectiveness and your child's preference for food to...
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