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Starting a new school in a new city: how to ease the transition?

August 13, 2019
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Post by resident author Sally Norton   Moving to a new city and starting a new school can be tough for children. For them, comfort zone and familiarity with places and people are very important factors, so losing all of that might seem like a disaster. That is why almost all children experience stress and anxiety when they switch schools. Luckily, there are some things that you can do to help your child feel more comfortable, build coping skills and…

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Having fun while Out and About: Let’s Play!

July 15, 2019

Summer is here and kids want to play outside. But what about the little one’s that cannot play with the ball with the “bigger kids”? I noticed that and decided to get online and pick up some new toys for my little one. What happened? The “big kids” wanted to play too. Take a look at these old school toys made in wood that will help the little one’s mobility and to stand up while learning. One of our favourite…

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Scrubba Wash Bag

June 27, 2019

How I love to work with my dear Aussies! There isn’t a single product that I get from Australia, either for home or to travel, or fashion or beauty products that I don’t like. I am not being biased, I would never do that, I speak about what I like, it been always like that and no one will break that thing from me. (*wink*) And here is one product that I never thought about it, but after I got…

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Is Objectifying a good thing to teach to our children?

June 5, 2019

Objectifying definition: “degrade to the status of a mere object.”   Our world has changed. Things are now taking a turn that everyone speaks about things that in the 80’s or 90’s were hidden, but thank goodness, people are now talking. Bullying is now a battle, still exists and many will turn the back or eyes to it, but it still happens but many are taking the internet to have a voice and push forward laws about it. BUT… what…

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How to Deal with Going Back to Reality After Spring Break?

June 4, 2019

by Sally Norton (Alejandra’s Life Guest Author)   Going back to reality after spring break is difficult, but we have to adapt anyway. If you had plans to relocate during your spring break, don’t forget on your moving day! Enjoy your spring break but also prepare for the moving day that’s coming. Instead of panicking, which most of us do, when you realize that you have so many things to do and so little time, you should try to organize…

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Wild Things Fun Activity Book by Lonely Planet Kids

April 24, 2019

Have you ever wanted to spy on fairies in the garden, meet a unicorn or share a picnic with a mermaid? Wild Things, published by Lonely Planet Kids this April, and written by the authors of the hugely successful Stick Book, will show how, with a little imagination, a few wild materials and some basic tools, you can.     Packed with over 100 magical outdoor activities, this fantastical guidebook will develop children’s wild senses and skills, and help them…

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3 Strategies for Building Coping Skills in Children with Anxiety

April 18, 2019

Unfortunately, more and more children are chronically anxious nowadays. Whether it’s due to the fast lifestyle, the pressure they feel or the lack of free time, this is a problem that can be controlled and finally solved. For this reason, many parents are constantly looking for new strategies for building coping skills in children with anxiety. Naturally, it’s very difficult for parents to see a young child suffer from anxiety. Therefore, many well-meaning parents unknowingly exacerbate anxiety by attempting to…

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Getting Kids Imagination Engineered

April 9, 2019

Richie is by now almost 5 years old. I have been writing in Blogs way before he was even dreamed, and during his growing up, most of you know about Richie and some battle that I have been going on about his hearing and speech. After a very hard pregnancy and labor, being alone in a different country with different cultures and without family around, was also a challenge, but I have grown a lot and hopefully, I am a…

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Warwick Castle and the Falconer’s Quest

April 5, 2019

What a Back in Time to the medieval times we had this past weekend! The Falconer’s Quest was an amazing event surrounded by a beautiful green and the ambience from the Warwick Castle.   First, let’s talk about their Brand New Live Show: Falconer’s Quest The Falconer’s Quest, is a new aerial adventure starring over 70 birds of prey and around 40 of the birds will be in the sky at once. The Falconer’s Quest promises to be the UK’s…

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