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Toddler Tooth Brushing

“SAY AHHH! The 4 AHHH’s (R’s) of Toddler Tooth Brushing” If you are looking for tips on how to keep your child’s teeth healthy, here’s the good news – your child NEVER needs to know the pain, embarrassment or health problems associated with having “bad teeth”.  Dental decay is 100% preventable!  Woohoo!  With a few simple tricks, your child can have a healthy smile that lasts a lifetime.  The bad news though – there is no easy way to “make” a child brush their teeth

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Technology & Children: The Pros and Cons

It’s the ultimate 2020 dilemma. How do you balance activity with technology in early childhood? Some tech is designed for movement - but most are designed to be enjoyed on the couch. There’s plenty of educational tech out there for children - but also plenty of risks. Tech helps children socialise - but it can come at the sacrifice of critical face-to-face play. This bittersweet narrative is familiar to all 21st-century parents. Here at Happy Feet, we believe digital tech can be

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The Benefits of Becoming a Happy Feet Entrepreneur

Want to work with kids in a vibrant, positive and creative space? Happy Feet is for you! There are so many reasons to become a Happy Feet Fitness Instructor (or as we like to call them, Happy Feet Entrepreneurs). Read on to find out why our staff are some of the happiest around. Flexible Schedules When you become a Happy Feet Fitness Instructor, you have input into your own schedule. Maybe you work part time elsewhere and want a second income stream. Maybe you have kids of your own

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Socialising for the Soul

“Me me me me me me!” - Toddlers and preschoolers everywhere! Every parent knows how their little ones can be a little… self-centred. To say the least. At such a young age, children haven’t yet developed a sense for ‘others’ that adults have. They’re pretty inexperienced when it comes to sharing, empathizing, boundary-setting, problem-solving and conflict-resolution. These are the core skills we learn by socialising. One of the primary focus points of the Early Years Learning Fra

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How to talk to your children about COVID-19

Everyone here at Happy Feet has difficulty understanding what the long-term effects of self-isolation and social distancing will have on one another, and we appreciate how difficult it can be to have these conversations with your kids! The honest truth is that we don’t always have all of the answers - and as a parent, that can be scary sometimes. To help, we’ve put together a few little nuggets of knowledge from our own Happy Feet parents on how their kids have responded to open and constru

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