Can’t get your kid off their device? Why not add reading to their screen-time?

Can’t get your kid off their device? Why not add reading to their screen-time?

We live in a world where technology is being used at an increasing level. We watch in awe and some of us wait in anticipation as new devices and programs are invented for us to use in everyday situations to make our lives ‘easier’. We know that there needs to be a...
Parenting and oversharing

Parenting and oversharing

As adults, we often talk to each other about our kids and our own parenting decisions. Some parents overshare, while a few may withdraw. Some may look to each other for advice and sometimes, for validation. Without realising it, we may listen, judge and compare,...
Early Childhood Matters Annual Conference 2018

Early Childhood Matters Annual Conference 2018

 The Reading Mountain attended a very impressive Early Years Conference in Wyndham last week. The theme for the day was ‘Resilient Families Build Strong Communities- An Imperative to Act!’ Over 300 participants attended professional learning on the...
Red Letter Day Winners

Red Letter Day Winners

The Reading Mountain is a proud sponsor of Red Letter Day and the winners of the letter writing competition were announced last week. The theme for 2017 was ‘My Dyslexia Champion’. Kids around Australia were asked to express their feelings and share how a...
The Best Things About Being A Working Mum

The Best Things About Being A Working Mum

By Susan Spelic Recently, I was invited to contribute to an article about being a ‘working mum’. We all know that being a parent is both challenging and rewarding. Most mums work full-time at home but there’s another layer of complexity if she also...
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