Topic: Pregnancy

Secure versus insecure bonding: Parents need to know the difference. BabyROO GymbaROO

Secure versus insecure bonding: Parents need to know the difference

Bonding usually happens instinctively between parent and baby, but loving the baby doesn’t automatically result in secure bonding. A secure bond provides the infant with an optimal foundation for life, eagerness to learn, a healthy self-awareness and trust and consideration for others. An insecure bonding relationship can lead to confusion about oneself and difficulties in learning about self and the world, as well as relating to others. Read more...
Setting up your nursery so it’s best for baby development GymbaROO BabyROO

Setting up your nursery so it’s best for baby development

At GymbaROO we place a great deal of importance on the developmental benefits of nursery equipment. Not all nursery furniture or ‘nursery items’ are equal when it comes to developmental considerations. Sifting through the marketing spiels and drilling down to ‘what’s developmentally best for my baby’ can be hard work. The following information will make that task easier. Read more...
GymbaROO founder Margeret Sasse, winner of the ANZAC Award

GymbaROO founder Margeret Sasse: ANZAC of the Year

Margaret Sasse, the founder of GymbaROO and the daughter of an ANZAC, was announced winner of the ‘ANZAC of the Year’ and awarded the RSL ANZAC Medal, for her positive, selfless and compassionate manner of service to the community. There are very few individuals who have given as much of themselves to helping children be the best they can be as Margaret. She spent a lifetime dedicated to educating parents and helping children achieve to their potential. Read more...
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GymbaROO and you, creating rising stars (9)

GymbaROO and KindyROO kids are excelling academically, emotionally and on the sporting field. These children spent the first three or more years of their lives involved with GymbaROO. Their parents also reinforced our program at home by integrating the information and activities they had learned during classes into their daily lives. We cannot emphasise enough how much of a difference this can make to your child’s future. Read more...
A happy baby crawling on the Gymbaroo equipment and developing strength at Gymbaroo Babyroo

GymbaROO and KindyROO: Who, what, why, when, where and how

All about GymbaROO, what it is, how it works and why it's Australia's most popular and successful parent/child education program for children from birth to 5 years. Note: GymbaROO is known as KindyROO in southeast Queensland and internationally. Our program for babies from birth to twelve months is known as BabyROO and our free online 12 part series for parents and babies (birth – crawling) is called the Active Babies Smart Kids: BabyROO series. Read more...
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Bare feet for babies and children – Improves memory!

Those who come along to BabyROO, GymbaROO and KindyROO know how insistent we are at having babies and children remove their socks and shoes for playing and climbing. Bare feet not only stimulate healthy development of the muscles and tendons in the feet and legs, but also provide us with important balance and navigation skills and, as new research tells us, improved memory. Read more...
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GymbaROO and You: Creating Rising Stars (6)

GymbaROO and KindyROO kids are excelling academically, emotionally and on the sporting field. These children spent the earliest years of their lives involved with GymbaROO. Their parents also reinforced our program at home by doing GymbaROO type activities with their children and integrating the information they had learned during their classes into their daily lives. We cannot emphasise enough how much of a difference this can make to your child’s future. Enjoy these two special stories, the first is that of one of our original GymbaROO graduates and the second, the story of a baby born with low muscle tone. Read more...