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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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Lego Movie days at Legoland Discovery Centre Birmingham

April 4, 2019

No child can grow up without playing Legos. It’s not because of the brand, is because of the imagination, the skills and the engineering behind it… then comes the brand. Lego has such a range of toys for anyone, any age, any skill level, but when it comes to having a fun park or a discovery centre, they know what the public wants. Birmingham now has a Legoland discovery centre, situated in the NEC, and you can get a super…

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How to redecorate your kid’s room on a tight budget

January 14, 2019
A white children’s room with wooden toys.

Let’s face it – no matter how good of a parent you are yourself, your child’s surroundings will also play a large role in their happiness. And if we’re talking about younger children, growing up in a nice home means they’ll develop better as well. But if you’ve just moved to a new home, and you’re on a budget, what should you focus on decorating? Obviously – you want to redecorate your kid’s room first. Regardless of whether it’s your…

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How to Build a Connection With Your Teen

January 9, 2019

There is an epidemic of mental health issues among modern teens, and parents are often unsure about what to do. How can you help a troubled teen? How do you identify a mental health issue as distinct from normal, healthy teenage “growing pains”? How can you get help for your teen? It all starts with taking the time to build a connection.     What do you mean by building a connection? Whenever anyone gets help, that help almost always…

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