Imagine a world where parents are confident in their parenting skills and children arrive at school ready to learn and fly!

Imagine a world where parents are confident in their parenting skills and children arrive at school ready to learn and fly!

I thought I would tell you a little bit of history to the Oliiki app.  I became a teacher because the education system and I just didn’t get on! I finally left school with lots of qualifications, but not one of them was on the same certificate as the others, I had taken exams every year, twice a year from 14 – 19 years old! I wanted to make sure that no other child would have to struggle in the same way.  So, I trained to be a teacher.  I knew with a history like that, if I could pass the course, I would be a brilliant teacher! I passed and got a distinction in my final teaching practice!…

How could shopping with your toddler be better?

How could shopping with your toddler be better?

We have all seen them, and far too many of us have been them... one harried and busy parent, one 18-month old child in the shopping trolley.  The child is bored and restless.  The parent is stressed and everyone is looking...…

Splish splosh!

Splish splosh!

Water and children, always a great combination! But is it just fun or is there more to splashing about in the fun stuff? From bath time to playing in the garden, paddling in a stream to swimming in it, kids love it!…

Pregnant or just Superwoman?

Pregnant or just Superwoman?

You are pregnant! Congratulations! This is such an exciting time, scary time, short time, long time, special time! But most of all it is a time when you are quite frankly a SUPERWOMAN!…

How to read a book to a newborn baby

How to read a book to a newborn baby

Is there any point reading a book to a newborn baby? Is there any point reading a book to a baby that can’t speak…. or do much else for that matter?  Could they possibly learn from it? If so, what?…