Tag: primary school

Tips for reading school reports with your kid

Why you should read school reports with your kids

As an ex-teacher, I’m constantly surprised how many parents don’t read school reports with their kids! If you knew how much blood, sweat, tears and effort goes into putting those reports together……

Avoid conflict between parents and teachers

How to avoid toxic disputes between parents and teachers

Last year, Victoria’s Department of Education and Training announced that escalating disputes between parents and school teachers and principals would lead to independent mediation. Mediation seems extreme, and expensive, so it’s timely…

How we foster independence in our kids

How we foster independence in our school-age kids

Our eldest child went to a Montessori preschool and I learned such a lot from his lovely teacher. One of the first things she taught me was to foster independence. This meant…

Mumlyfe shares useful stories to help you raise nice kids and feel good about yourself too.

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