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!…

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!…

A walk in the woods

A walk in the woods

It’s a beautiful day.  Why not take your baby out for a walk in the woods?  This will be good exercise for you and give your baby some fresh air and will help to build your baby's brain!…

New Baby? Learning Starts Now!

New Baby? Learning Starts Now!

You’ve just had a baby.  Congratulations!  Your baby has finally arrived after many long months of waiting.  The priority right now is to keep your baby fed and healthy… and to get some sleep!  If you are managing to do those three things right now, then well done!…

Help! I’m not an expert

Help!  I’m not an expert

Do I have to be an expert in order to help my child’s brain development? The simple truth is that as a caring parent you are probably already doing far more than you realise to encourage your child’s brain to grow and develop!…

5 things no one told you about your new born and learning

5 things no one told you about your new born and learning

Most of us imagine that a newborn baby is mainly concerned with sleeping and feeding – and this is true. But, their brains are ready for learning and are primed for extraordinary growth over the next three years. Here are a few things you may not have considered about your new baby……