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Embracing The Prep School Year

It is not unusual to be worried when your child heads off to school for their first year in Prep. I'm an older mum with only one child, so every experience my daughter has is a new experience for me too. She starts Prep this year, and I am both nervous and excited for her. I want to use this blog to help other mums whose children are either beginning Prep this year or in the coming years ahead. I will share tips for first day nerves, getting into the grove of schooling, and how to tackle relations with other children of this age group. It is going to be an exciting year of growth for us both.

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Two steps you can take to help your child adjust to staying in a child care centre

If you have decided to use the services of a child care centre, here are some steps you can take to ensure that your child easily adjusts to being in this new environment. Make an effort to stay calm and positive when dropping them off If you have never left your child in the care of someone else for more than an hour or two, you might find yourself feeling anxious and emotional when the time comes to drop them off at the child care centre.

Roles of Attendants During Confined Space Work

People who are undergoing confined space training are told to always have an attendant (someone that stays outside the confined space as those within that space work) each time they have some work to do within a confined space, such as a silo or deep trench. That attendant takes care of the following. Monitors Atmospheric Conditions The attendant plays a vital role in ensuring that the atmospheric conditions don't change drastically to a level that will endanger those who are working within the confined space.