How routines help your child thrive

Everyone can be a little bit afraid of the unknown, children most of all. Not knowing what’s coming can cause anxiety, apprehension and shock, all of which are rather unsettling emotions. When things are predictable and consistent, children feel a sense of security and comfort in knowing what’s happening in their world. Routines, using the … Continued

10 Tips for Helping your Child to Sleep Through the Night

Parents of a newborn baby will be familiar with the consequences of sleep deprivation. Over extended periods of time it, sleep deprivation affects memory, judgment, and reasoning. It can cause fatigue, daytime sleepiness, clumsiness and even weight loss or weight gain! Not getting enough sleep can also put pressure on a relationship as the family … Continued

The ABC of Individualised Childcare

Parents know that every child is a unique individual with distinct ideas, understandings, interests and beliefs. Providing them with individualised care and education becomes critical for their early learning and development, and we believe childcare can be a great option to deliver it. One of the most common questions we hear at Jumbo given the … Continued

How to deal with temper tantrums and keep your ‘Zen’

Have you ever had to deal with your child upset and throwing a tantrum? Do they throw themselves at the floor? Do they refuse to listen and co-operate. Even in the best of cases, dealing with temper tantrums is challenging. However, there are many techniques to help you better manage your child’s tantrums and be … Continued