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8 Ways to Help Your Child Unleash Their Potential

January 13, 2020

By Stella Ryne   Even though being a parent is one of the most beautiful and rewarding things in the world, we can all agree that raising kids and helping them grow into kind, responsible, and smart young people isn’t the easiest task out there. However, it doesn’t have to be as challenging as you thought, as there are many ways to help them unleash their full potential and become successful girls and boys. Here are eight amazing ways to…

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Top 5 Reasons Camping is Good for Your Kids

January 7, 2020

By Nancy Baker   Camping presents a great opportunity for kids to connect with the people they love and nature, as well as provide hours of enjoyment. It also comes with a range of incredible health benefits for both adults and kids. The physical and health benefits are all the more reasons you should spend a night under the stars with your kids more often. More than 9.2 million overnight stays in American national parks were recorded in 1998. Fifteen…

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Important Things To Consider Before Starting a Family

December 17, 2019

By Stella Ryne   Planning for a baby is probably one of the most exciting events in parents’ or couple’s life. Being a parent brings joy and fulfilment and the majority of people end up finding parenthood as their sense of purpose. Welcoming a new life in your home and marriage is not a small thing to do and it’s not a quick decision to make. Having a child or children is not something you do temporarily. This is an…

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Tips for Helping your Teenager Deal with a Major Relocation

December 13, 2019
A teenage girl looking through the window

By Sally Norton   When they need to move, a great majority of people focus intensively on planning each and every step of the relocation process carefully and in detail. Providing packing supplies, packing the items, finding reliable and professional movers are only some of the numerous tasks these people need to conduct successfully. However, a very sensitive issue emerges the moment we share the news of the relocation with our kids. How can we help them deal with this…

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44 Cats: Nickelodeon new show

October 24, 2019

Have you seen Nick Jr’s new show, the 44 cats? This Italian show (“44 Gatti”) for Nickelodeon, is now a hit show for children everywhere. Showing the adventures of four kittens who make up a musical group called `The Buffycats’ (reminds me of Josie and the Pussycats from Archie).     With loads of music, adventure and friendship, the little kittens are a cute show for any kid and for any age, even if it was made for preschoolers. Fun…

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Making The Best Changes: Fixing Our Bad Parenting

September 10, 2019

We’re all human, we all make mistakes, and we have emotional crosses to bear. But sometimes, when we witness emotional issues like anxiety in our children, we have a direct impact on this. Turning the mirror onto ourselves is something that we need to do, but it’s a challenging thing to undertake because it means admitting that we make mistakes. And when we have children, and we think we do everything we can for them, sometimes we have to learn…

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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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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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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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