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Ain't that the truth!?
Great quote from Debra Gilbert Rosenberg
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Comparison really is the thief of joy.
Let's focus on the journey with our kids 🧡

Thanks Self-Sufficient Kids for the reminder to reset.
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This is how they weigh koalas!....Now you are smiling 😊Happy Friday! ... See MoreSee Less

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You are amazing! Celebrate your wonderfulness 🤩Celebrate you!
You ARE amazing, you should never give up and let's ALL dance whenever we want!
#toddlerliferocks

📷 CTTO - thanks for the giggle!
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Entertaining? Valentine’s Day shopping? Just relaxing over summer?
Goodwill Wine will donate 50% of the profit from your purchase to Tea Tree Gully Toy Library, so whatever the occasion, you can support us at the same time.

Thanks to people like you, they've already raised $134 for us. And the wine comes with a 100% money back satisfaction guarantee, so what have you got to lose? Help yourself to some great summer wine and help us by ordering here: goodwillwine.com.au/charities/tea-tree-gully-toy-library
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Check the changes to fruit fly zones before you pack that lunch box. 🍇🍏🍍🥥🍌🥕🥑🥝🍑🍐🍉‼️Important changes to fruit fly restrictions in the north-east 🪰 🍎🍊🍌🥭

The north east suburbs are in a unique spot with around half of our suburbs inside a fruit fly suspension area (yellow) and the other half outside (green) and not currently impacted by the restrictions.

This has left many families confused about what you can and can't pack in lunch boxes.

Changes have now been made and will hopefully make it easier to understand:

🟢 If you live in a GREEN area, and go to school/work in a YELLOW area you can take fruit and veg that fruit fly like into the yellow area, but you cannot take it back into the green. (example - if kids don't eat all the fruit in their lunchbox whilst at a yellow area school, and you live in a green area, you will need to dispose of the fruit inside the yellow zone).
🟡 If you live in a YELLOW area, and go to school/work in a GREEN area, you can’t take the fruit or vegetables that fruit fly like out of the yellow area and into the green area.

With a number of local schools very close to both sides of the suspension area it's important you check what restrictions apply to you. I understand it’s difficult for some who live just inside the yellow zone and only a few hundred metres away is your school that is in a green area and you can't pack your child’s favourite fruit as a result.

Hopefully, with no further outbreaks, restrictions will be lifted soon and our State’s horticultural industry will stay strong. For further info please head to: pir.sa.gov.au/biosecurity/fruit_fly_in_sa/faqs#movingfruit
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Last chance to buy tickets!
Lottery is closing soon so please help support our toy library and be in the running for loads of awesome prizes.
Tickets are only $2 and can be purchased here communitylottery.peopleschoice.com.au/products/tea-tree-gully-toy-library?_pos=1&_sid=9369c571e&_...
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Lots of first days tomorrow. All the best to all our toy library families heading into the class room. Here is some important information to keep everyone safe.It's a big exciting week for kids returning to school, and lots of little ones starting school. Those first day photos are such beautiful memories to look back on in years to come but this is a great reminder from the Daniel Morcombe Foundation about sharing those photos to social media.

Consider the following...
Who else might be looking?
What else might you be sharing?
Who owns the image?
Do not include in your social media post your child’s name, the address or suburb of the school they attend and only post greyscale pictures.

There's some excellent info on their website www.danielmorcombe.com.au
Take some time this week to have a read.
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Check if your home, school or work are affected by fruit fly zones before you pack that lunchbox.💻Back to work? 🎓 Returning to school? We need your help! We want to reduce the movement of the fruit and veg that fruit fly like as much as we can.
⭐If you live in a fruit fly outbreak or suspension area, pack your lunch responsibly and keep it fruit fly safe.
✔️What can you pack? Safe, fresh alternatives include pineapple, melons (watermelon, rockmelon, and honeydew), sugarsnap peas, cucumber, carrots, lettuce, broccoli, celery, mushrooms, and asparagus.
✔️Other options include dried fruit, cooked fruit, processed fruit (such as fruit straps), fruit puree, canned fruit or frozen fruit.
👉For more information, including a list of what you can't pack: ow.ly/TONp50DhWP8
#lunchboxes #FruitFly #FruitFlySA #ReturnToSchool
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So much on offer at Ardtornish Children's Centre - don't forget to book in.Here is our Term One Program of family and community programs and activities. Please call if you need more information, or to book. Covid restrictions will apply as required for the safety and health of all, so numbers are limited.

Twilight Play has been replaced with some Saturday activities for men and the children in their care. We would like to improve what we do for and with men in 2021- dates will be posted soon(ish). There will be a men only, evening parenting course in term two.

Phil's mindfulness course will also be on a Saturday. Regrettably Cycle Saturday is no longer available. Baby Playgroups are already full and we have a waiting list.

Drop in or call if you have any questions about what is available locally for young children and their families, or have something you would like to share.
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Keep safe everyone🥵This weekend is going to be a hot one! Here are some HACKS to stay #HealthyInTheHeat

❄️What are your tips for keeping cool?

ℹFor more tips visit: www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/healthyintheheat
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The wait is over! We are re opening on Tuesday 19th January.
We are so excited to be back to our pre-COVID opening hours.

We are still limited to 10 visitors and therefore we ask you to keep your visit to 15 minutes, to give everyone an opportunity to swap their toys over.

Although we cannot offer stay and play, we now have our Wednesday evening borrowing session back and we know many of you have missed that.

Now is the time to check and clean your toys! We look forward to seeing you back in the toy library soon
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We are back! Visiting hours have been updated for 2021: Tues 10-3, Wed 2-7:30 & Thu 10-3 *School Terms Only