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MLC volunteers provide their cleaning and barbequeing skills

- April 18, 2017

MLC volunteers provide their cleaning and barbequeing skills

Many thanks to the great volunteers from MLC who spent a day at The Infants' Home, cleaning, putting up flyers, and providing a barbeque lunch for our staff.

Introducing The Infants' Home's new CEO

- April 12, 2017

Introducing The Infants' Home's new CEO

The Infants' Home welcomed new CEO Elizabeth Robinson with an All Staff Easter Morning Tea

Parenting Program- Keeping Kids In Mind

- April 5, 2017

Parenting Program- Keeping Kids In Mind

Keeping Kids in Mind (KKIM) is a post-separation support program, offering information, referrals and support to separated families experiencing conflict and other complex issues.

Exploring Early Childhood and Technology at The Infants’ Home AGM on May 24

- April 5, 2017

Exploring Early Childhood and Technology at The Infants’ Home AGM on May 24

The age of digital technology poses both challenges and opportunities for educators in the early childhood environment as well as for parents and carers at home and in the community. This year, our AGM guest speaker will explore this topic.

The Infants' Home is on Wangal land

- March 22, 2017

The Infants' Home is on Wangal land

Gorton preschoolers have been learning about the traditional owners of the land on which The Infants' Home sits, the Wangal people.

Big Steps Campaign for Professional Pay for Childcare workers

- March 15, 2017

Big Steps Campaign for Professional Pay for Childcare workers

The Infants' Home would like to thank parents for their messages of support on International Women's Day 2017, regarding the Big Steps campaign for professional pay for childcare workers.

Parent and Well being Workshops- Circle of Security Parenting

- March 14, 2017

Parent and Well being Workshops- Circle of Security Parenting

The Infants' home will continue hosting Circle of Security Workshop for Term 2! 10th of May - 14th of June (6 weeks) Course cost: FREE, 10am- 12:30pm Child minding available: $5 per family per session.

Strathfield Rotary Club Stroller Derby is on April 30, 2017- please join in!

- March 7, 2017

Strathfield Rotary Club Stroller Derby is on April 30, 2017- please join in!

Sunday April 30th, 8am-2pm Stroller Derby Community Walk and Fun Run! A fun family day out for young and old. Get dressed up, bring your strollers and run or walk, then enjoy a carnival atmosphere with food and market stalls plus sausage sizzle and more!

The Hon. Sarah Mitchell Visits The Infants' Home

- March 2, 2017

The Hon. Sarah Mitchell Visits The Infants' Home

The Minister for Early Childhood Education and Aboriginal Affairs toured our site to learn more about our services.

Read the latest Parent Happenings newsletter

- February 8, 2017

Read the latest Parent Happenings newsletter

The Parents Happenings Newsletter is a bimonthly newsletter that aims to keep parents and carers informed about what is happening in their child's centre and at The Infants' Home in general.

Supporting your child during periods of resistance and transition

- January 30, 2017

Supporting your child during periods of resistance and transition

Threatening to leave is a common parenting tool to gain co-operation from our children, especially when the children won’t leave a space and we are in a hurry! My guess is that most of us have used this method, especially when frustrated and tired, simply because it usually works! However, the cost to our children of using the threat to abandon them goes deep.

Infant Massage Class for Parents and Carers

- January 25, 2017

Infant Massage Class for Parents and Carers

The Infants' Home will host a free, 5-week massage class for parents with children under 12 months old, starting Saturday 18th February 2017.

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