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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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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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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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Babyproofing the house for Christmas

December 31, 2018

Holidays are a magical and peaceful time for the entire family. Once the Christmas spirit takes over, all you want to do is sit curled up in a blanket with a cup of hot beverage in your hand while watching the lights twinkle all around you. If you are lucky enough to have a newborn or a toddler in the house for Christmas, then everyone’s favorite holiday becomes that much more special. However, the beautiful Christmas decorations can be hazardous…

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Things to Do Before Your Second Baby is Born

December 10, 2018

There are a lot of things to do before your second baby is born. Make sure you do them all to ensure a happy family. You may face some issues and challenges, but with the help of our list, you’ll take care of everything in no time!   Talk to your first child The most important item in the list of things to do before your second baby is born is to talk with your first child about the new…

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4 Ideas For The Ultimate Sweet Sixteenth

June 4, 2018

Birthdays are so much fun, aren’t they? Some of the most memorable times that we have in our lives happen on our birthdays and they make us feel special, individual and the centre of attention. One of the biggest birthdays that we will ever have is our sweet sixteenth. It’s so different to plan for a sixteenth than it is a first birthday; namely because the child in question gets a choice about what they want. It’s a coming of…

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