a letter to mom

a letter to mom

Can you believe it’s that time of year again? Mother’s Day is just around the corner and as far as I am concerned it’s as special as Christmas Day! Mumma’s it is true, the days are long (especially from 3:30pm onwards) but the years are short. You do so much that goes...
Gamification, I choose you!

Gamification, I choose you!

What is Gamification? Did you or your kids ever play Pokemon Go! – the massive craze that dominated summer of 2016. This app was created primarily with the concept of getting players to walk great distances to increase their physical activity. This is...
tips for staying cool this summer

tips for staying cool this summer

Summer can get up to highs of 48℃, resulting in us parents frantically, always looking for ways to stay cool (or in other words, how to stop the kids moaning!). December through to February is just unbearably hot, humid, and downright uncomfortable.   We’ve wilted...
The importance of establishing a routine with your kids

The importance of establishing a routine with your kids

Although it may not always seem like it – children thrive under routine. ‘Shirt, shorts, shoes’. ‘Soap, rub, rinse’. Even the nightly ‘Teeth, toilet, bed’ that turns into ‘teeth, toilet, book, bed, chat, drink, bed, toilet again, bed’. Although we may not...
happy new year!

happy new year!

happy new year from everyone here at myfirstgym!   We are all about progression! Print this out and get the kids to fill it in! We recommend to complete this each year so you can reflect back and see what you...
cooking with kids

cooking with kids

  Sometimes it’s tricky to get a home prepared meal together, particularly during the week with school, the kids sport, and work commitments taking up the best part of the afternoon and early evening. This combination makes a quick takeaway or a cheeky Uber Eats order...