Parenting Ideas - Joy's Corner

*Check out Plenty Valley Clubhouse 2017 programs or the website



Coburg North Primary School is a Parenting Ideas School member so we have access to many articles that could help you. At the start of the school year it’s easy to overlook important matters. We don’t want you to miss knowing about the parenting articles they’ve written to share with you this year. Included below are six of the most popular articles they presented in Term 1. 


Wellbeing tips for Primary school kids

What rules should you have around digital devices?

Getting to kids to school on time without yelling or whining or reminding!

Moving beyond 'What did you do at school today?'

Developing independence

Parenting priorities for 2017

Here's some more interesting articles:

Parenting and kids sport

Goodbye Primary School

Parenting the 'tween' years

The power of gratitude for a happier life

Preparing your child for High School

Helping children make a bright start to school





Amaze's new autism training events: book now


Amaze offers a variety of learning opportunities for the community. Our commitment is to offer accurate, helpful, cost-effective learning opportunities to suit all needs. We have six training events across three topics available for the public to book.

Check out the current news for Amaze.


*POSITIVE and PRACTICAL STRATEGIES for Educators and Parents from the Autism Spectrum Education Services.

They are committed to improving Learning and Social Success through positive behaviour support, effective communication and the use of visuals.

Here's the link for Newsletters from Autism Spectrum Education Services and check out the website for upcoming workshop: Introduction to Autism, Positive Strategies to support inclusion for children with Autism.


School holidays are upon us. This can be a challenging time for parents, so consider placing the link to Think Organise Do in your school newsletter.

There are many valuable resources within the website to help parents keep their children safe and occupied during the holiday period.

School holidays are also a time when teachers can undertake self-paced learning to get them ready for the 2018 school year. Let your teachers know about or subscribe them to

Have a happy and safe holiday season from all of us at Think Organise Do.


Parenting Ideas

Every week Joy Freier, the Primary Welfare Officer at Coburg North receives an inbox full of helpful parenting advice. Check it out here.