Author Archives: tushnam

Taylors Lakes raises funds for McHappy Day

On Saturday the 16th of November, Great Beginnings Taylors Lakes joined forces with the local community to raise much needed funds for Ronald Mc Donald House at McHappy Day 2019. Over $4000 was raised as a combined total from all the generous local partners including Ray White, McDonalds and Monmia Primary School.   Activities on […]

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Communication – Why it’s Important

educator and child

The key to maximising your child’s experiences within an early learning centre is effective communication. When families and educators are on the same page with the child’s progress, the child flourishes. Consequently, it helps to ease the transition between home and care, building a sense of confidence and belonging in young children. What kind of […]

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Flexible Hours – The Need to Know

When the government’s new Child Care subsidy was introduced, the Westwood family thought that they would be better off. The reality however was that the out of pocket fees for their two children to attend early learning five days a week increased. This is because the amount of subsidised hours offered by the government under […]

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Apple Pancakes with Banana

pancakes

A deliciously healthy treat for breakfast, these apple pancakes are sure to be a favourite.  Ingredients Serves 4 1 egg 1 tsp margarine 1 ¼ cups milk 1 cup self-raising flour 1 tbsp sugar 1 medium apple, peeled, cored and grated ½ tsp olive oil 3 ripe bananas, sliced ½ tbsp honey or maple syrup […]

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Mexican Mince

mexican mince

An easy, delicious Mexican mince packed with plenty of vegetables. Ingredients Serves 8 1 tbsp olive oil ½ brown onion, diced 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 500g lean beef mince 1.5 tsp cumin powder 3 tsp smoked paprika 1 carrot, grated 1 green capsicum, finely chopped 1x 400g tin of kidney beans, rinsed and drained […]

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