Abacus Ark Blog - Parent Advice
Love is in the Air
14 February 2017 • Parent Advice
Valentine’s Day - that time of year where we show our love and appreciation to those we care about. Whether you are a hopeless romantic or the day goes over your head, why not take some time and show some love!
Here are some ideas to spread some love;
- Call someone you haven’t spoken to in a long time- we’re sure they will lov...
25 January 2017 • Parent Advice
Potty training is a subject that prompts so many questions by parents who are eager to have their children out of nappies. Unfortunately, there are not any set rules about this process as children vary so much but, one thing is for sure, until your child recognises the sensation of needing to go to the loo and wants to wear ‘big boy/girl pants’...
Christmas is coming!
13 December 2016 • Parent Advice
The Christmas period is usually a time for families and friends to come together to spend some much needed, or maybe not so much, quality time with each other! It is an opportunity to reflect upon the previous months and begin looking at exciting possibilities for the coming year.
Each family has their own traditions for the holiday perio...
Global Hand Washing Day
15 November 2016 • Parent Advice
Washing hands is an essential part of a child’s day and it is important to create an environment where children understand the significance of personal hygiene. Making hand washing fun and part of the daily routine is the perfect way to encourage good hand washing habits! The practitioners in each of our nurseries will be planning focused activ...