Archives for Kids

The Dos and Don’ts of Kid Birthday Parties

Kid birthday parties can be fun or they can take a wrong turn. That is why it is essential to plan your kid’s birthday party carefully and cover as many aspects as possible. Think about the food, entertainment, venues, and so on and put everything on paper. To help you with the planning, here are […]

How To Teach Our Children About Modesty And True Self-Confidence

“A great man is always willing to be little.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson We can all agree that teaching kids how to be self-confident is one of the most important tasks a parent can have. However, confidence is not the same as arrogance, and arrogance leads to total disregard for other people’s opinions, ungratefulness, materialism […]

Simple Activities To Mend A Selfish Child Into A Thankful One

We live in the age of commercialization of pretty much everything. Sure, this may sound like just being grumpy, but this is simply not the case. Greed and blind ambition have become all but institutionalized and it is only logical that our children will once again become the ultimate victims. How many children’s birthdays have […]

Ways to Make Your Kids Fall in Love with Reading

Just as the internet has opened up a whole new, unprecedentedly vast world of information to us, some other trends have made it unfashionable to read. People have grown allergic to anything longer than a couple of sentences. New tech is moving away from text and towards icons that make many of us think we […]

Young Children and Nature: Outdoor Play Helps Improve Kids’ Thinking Skills

Even though most of today’s parents grew up playing outside all messy and happy, the concept of modern overprotective parenthood led to the strange prohibition and control when it comes to playing outdoors for kids nowadays. There’s definitely no reason for that since the parks and playgrounds are safer than ever for an innocent child’s […]

How to Support Children’s Self-Esteem

Parents need to fill a child’s bucket of self-esteem so high that the rest of the world can’t poke enough holes in it to drain it dry. – Alvin Price A study published in 2016 edition of the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology finds that children’s self-esteem is already established by the age of five. […]

Tips For Parents to Boost Your Child’s Brain Activity

  Spending time with your kids and participating in their play time can turn into something more than quality fun. With careful nudges and motivating games, parents can do a lot when it comes to training their children’s brains and influencing their social, logical and creative development. Talk to your child Tweet

Children’s Toys Can Influence Their Career Choices

Childhood was the time when playing and going to school were everything. That moment when the bell rang signaling the end of school and allowed us to go play was priceless. Each friend contributed their bit – a race car, a Barbie, Playmobil, a set of tools, etc. Who does not remember their favorite toy? […]

5 Magical Benefits of Educational Toy Play

Children learn about the world around them through experience from a very young age. They listen, observe, remember and imitate others, but it is also important for them to play with different toys. Give them one, and just watch the magic happen. Muscle exercises Tweet

Home Schooling and Working from Home

So, you’ve been dreaming of doing it all – being the best mother, a doting wife, a home-based entrepreneur, and an excellent home school teacher – and everyone says you’re crazy. “It can’t be done,” they say, shaking their heads vehemently. Don’t give up hope. You can have it all – and without winding up […]

7 Activities to Use to Introduce Your New Nanny/Babysitter to Your Kids

Most kids are normally apprehensive about meeting new people – especially if those people are adults. This is why it is so important to facilitate at least one meeting with a new nanny or babysitter before you leave your child alone with her (or him). This extra time helps your child learn that, since you […]

Top 10 Crafting Supplies Every Parent Should Have

Every parent wants to have a well-stocked arts and crafts cabinet. The goal is an understandable and even noble one. Who doesn’t want to be able to help their kids do whatever craft project they dream up? If you aren’t careful, though, you’ll go overboard in the craft supply stores, and even though your cabinet […]

Exploring Foster Adoption and Other Ways to Become Adoptive Parents

The adoption process has evolved tremendously over the years, giving those who wish to become parents more options in which to do so, thus creating better chances for children who need to find a loving home. Whether prospective adoptive parents are interested in domestic, international or foster adoption, they can now turn to several different […]

Pointers for Encouraging Your Kids to Read

You’ve worked hard to instill a love of books and reading in your kids. You read to them while they were babies and toddlers. You take them to the library regularly. They’re reaching that age where they are finally old enough to read on their own and suddenly, now that they have to do it […]

Four Lucky Leaves Review

Our daughter’s new favorite book, “Where’s my clover reaver book?” She just turned four and doesn’t quite remember the title of her book. The illustrations on every page bring the main character, a four leaf clover, to life. Tweet

12 Kid’s Room Christmas Decoration Ideas

Embellishing your house on the bountiful eve of Christmas is overwhelming pleasure. You need every room to be well arranged with an innovative Christmas theme. Doing Christmas arrangements in your tween’s room could be a little problematic if your kids don’t like it. It’s better to practice do-it-yourself ideas for more tailored stuff correlated to […]

10 Easy Tips for Being Productive While the Kids Are at Home

As a crafter, trying to find the time and space you need to focus on your projects is a challenge on a good day. If you have kids who are still at home, it can be even more difficult. You need to finish a commission but your kids need attention, too. How do you balance […]

Four Lucky Leaves – Children’s Book On Being Bullied

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Children’s Books That Changed Our Lives as Adults

Do your friends bring back porcelain pig souvenirs for you from their family vacations? Is your curio cabinet full of replica pigs of every size and dimension? Did you ever wonder to yourself why the sight of those little pink hairless pigs with squiggly tails just make your heart melt? The answer might just be […]

5 Reasons School Bullying Is A Growing Problem

School bullying is nothing new. After all, our grandparents even experienced this painful part of childhood. However, since their days of childhood and even our own childhood days, bullying has escalated tremendously. With the rise of technology comes a new way for bullies to terrorize their victims. Tweet