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I have two children who for the most part adore each other and play really well, but get painfully competitive over time spent with me. It’s great to feel loved but the competitiveness is exhausting to deal with and often spoils nice moments. Is there a way to work around this?
I don’t want to sound like some pushy mum, but at what age should I be starting maths activities with my child?
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Acting Director and Educational Leader, Goodstart Early Learning
Keti Ivanoska has been in early learning for the past 10 years. Her teaching career started after completing her certificate III in Children’s Services and she was employed at Mill Park in Victoria. Keti continued her studies and completed her Diploma in Children’s Services while working full time and became the...
Senior Speech Pathologist, Goodstart Early Learning
National Manager of Speech Pathology, Goodstart Early Learning
Director of Paediatrics Gold Coast University Hospital
Lecturer, Faculty of Education (QUT)