Parenting

Raising resilient, confident and happy children


building kids' self esteem.
Children’s sense of identity is important to their healthy development. It is our duty help them maintain and develop their sense of identity, and foster their resilience by carefully exposing them to adverse circumstances. Children can be helped to maintain and develop their identity in adverse circumstances by effective support from […]

Fostering Resilience and Encouraging a Healthy Sense of Identity in ...


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When it comes to fashion, nothing has been more instrumental to the success of new brands like social media. The highly-competitive nature of the fashion industry used to make it difficult for small shops to get their products noticed. Now, brands are able to capitalize on different trends in the […]

How Has Social Media Changed the Apparel Industry


learning geography, seeing the world, child's eyes
  A great percentage of school lessons are taught and learned visually a fact of school life that puts a certain degree of strain on children’s eyes. Many children may not even realize they have a vision problem whilst their parents are merely speculating on the falling grades. Luckily there […]

How to Protect Your Child’s Vision



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Making long car trip with toddlers can seem ominous, but after making multiple hours treks with our three young children three years in a row, I can tell you it is not at all bad if you prepare for the journey. One thing we do is to collect a bunch […]

Traveling With Children: tips for long trips


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 The social and emotional well being of children is an important factor in early childhood development and should be nurtured and cherished as the foundation for character building, cognitive development and success in later life. Although, in schools the focus is on academic achievement, at home, in the family as well as […]

Life Skills: Social and Emotional Intelligence


running a family as you would a business
 Written by – today’s guest blogger Dave C. – innovative dad and wonderful husband The hardest part of parenting is often just a question of finding time. Time to give your children the attention they crave to help them make sense of their world, to make sure you give them […]

Manage Kids and Family Tasks as a Business



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When you’re confronted with whizzing and whirring noises, a strange person putting metal instruments in your mouth and a waiting room full of people looking anxious, it’s hard not to be nervous, so it’s completely understandable for children to be scared of the dentist. However, there are lots of different […]

How to Stop Your Child Being Scared of the Dentist


Dog Batman Halloween Costume
Today’s guest blogger share with us a few insights getting the kids involved in looking after the household pets. “As a parent who brings home a new puppy for the joy that the children will experience, your role is also to use the puppy as a “teacher-dog”, which simply means using the pet […]

Kids’ Life with Dogs and What they Learn from Pets


Bicycle trailer for teaching the kids balance
Today my youngest daughter (6 years old) finally learned to ride her own bike. It took only about one hour of helping her ride the bike on a grassy area of the park. As she was afraid that she will fall a lot, she kept saying she’d rather fall on […]

Cycling with kids with a bike trailer



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How Celebrity Beauty Image Affect our Children Celebrities are idolized by society; this gives them the power to define many ideals. Celebrity appearance, their likes and dislikes are taken by young mind as the ideal. This has been the source of many conflicts and complexes children encounter and develop while […]

How Celebrity Beauty Image Affect our Children


learning geography, seeing the world, child's eyes
** This post contains affiliate links and I’ll be compensated should you make a purchase by following them.  The best way to teach children anything these days is through fun activities. When children enjoy what they do, the learning is only a side effect of the activity. Luckily we, parents, […]

Fun Learning Activities for children


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A temper tantrum is your child showing you that they are unhappy with how something is going. Most of the time, a child does not know how to show their emotions, so they cry or throw a fit! A lot of the times, that is okay, but as a parent […]

5 Tips To Handle Toddler Temper Tantrums



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Sponsored post: This post contains affiliate links Finding just the right tutor  often feels like mission impossible. One to one tutoring can make a world of difference to   scholars of any age. Whatever they need to learn, maybe advanced maths, music or a foreign language, if the tutor is a […]

How to Find the Right Academic Tutor


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Guest Post:  Okay, it’s easier said than done. Most eight to ten year olds these days like TV, games consoles and smartphones. Whatever happened to a nice walk outside with the dog or getting caught in the rain and not caring less? A local park is a pleasure. Fresh air […]

Children 8-10 years: Inspiration & Things to Do in Nature


building kids' self esteem.
*Parenting advice from today’s guest blogger:  “As a parent, no matter what age you are, how you feel about yourself affects how you act! Think about a time you were feeling amazing with yourself, you probably acted really well! Children are the same way! When they feel good about themselves, […]

5 Ways To Help Build Your Child’s Self-Esteem



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Milling soap or re-batching soap is taking already made soap and re-batching it into a completely new product by grating it, melting it, and then adding any additional colors, fragrances or additives. We played with Ivory Soap some months ago, by puffing it up into a cloud in the microwave oven; […]

Kids Fun Activity: Making Milled Soap ‘Cupcakes’


Lego Figure in a Transparent Melt and Pour Soap Base
Some time ago, we played with soap – Ivory Soap. We cooked it in the microwave and got a soap cloud that provided hours of fun for the kids and for mom as well. Since then, I got into soap making. I started with a simple Cold Process soap and […]

Melt and Pour Soap Making with Kids


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  Between ballet and swimming lessons, a second language class and financial responsibility sessions, you may be hesitant to add another activity to your child’s schedule. Life surely does get busy for kids these days, but if they enjoy the activities then these are great ways to learn. Music lessons,   can […]

Music Lessons for Children – a must have activity



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Today’s Guest informs us about the basic life support skills every parent should know by heart in order to be able to save their children’s lives in case of an accident. Checking the pulse, chest compressions, mouth to mouth, all the essential live saving skills presented in the form of […]

Can You Save my Life? Basic Life Suport Skills Infographic


cooking with children is about spending quality time together
I used to invite give myself a serious mental coaching before I invited the kids in the kitchen for a kids cooking session: be patient, don’t think about the mess, stay calm, count to ten before giving instructions, breathe deeply, smile, resist the temptation to join in and do the cookie […]

How to keep it together while cooking with children


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Emotional literacy is the ability to understand and manage emotions in oneself and in others and it needs to be modeled  more than  taught  because people are different and are affected by theirs and other’s emotions differently. Emotional literacy includes skills such as emotional control, recognizing own emotional state, managing emotions, recognizing other’s emotional state, […]

Emotional Competence and Bullying