Archives for Kids

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

Boys, Girls and the Bible: How to Engage Modern Kids with Ancient Messages

Whether you are a professional educator or simply a parent with a passion for the Bible, you can learn how to bring the Bible stories to life for your kids. If you love the Bible and the stories are alive to you, you already have a great foundation to make Bible learning fun and easy […]

Flying with kids? 5 things to pack in your hand luggage

Everyone knows that they should carry lots of toys, snacks and books for children onto planes. However, there are some other things which can make a huge difference to the comfort levels and ability to cope with the annoyances or problems on flights. Below are the top five things that should be packed in your […]

5 Things Single Parents Should Never Say to their Child

I was 7 years old when my parents divorced. Because of the hostilities between them, my sisters and I were separated from each other and we bounced from relative to relative staying in different homes until things settled down. They never really did. The change was a traumatic one and led to some instances of […]

A Hazel Musing: Things That Make Me Giggle Uncontrollably or Shake With Excitement

Now I am quite a good little girl, I don’t cry too much, as I love being happy, giggly and excitable.  If I’m naughty and get told off, I don’t dwell on it too much, I just look for the next source of entertainment. Now, entertainment doesn’t necessarily mean anything that costs money, I have […]

Make the Dentist More Fun for Kids

It is a known fact most kids hate the idea of going to the dentist. Between the frightening tools next to the uncomfortable chair and the inability to talk for the entire time, it is typically not their idea of a good time. In fact, it’s not really anyone’s idea of a good time, but […]

Throw A Superhero Party

These days, it seems like superheroes are everywhere you look. From movies to books to video games to costumes, everywhere you turn there’s one superhero or another. Personally, we can’t blame anyone for being excited about it. Who doesn’t like to imagine what it would be like to fly through the air, walk through walls, […]

How to Have Drama-Free Dinnertime with Kids

For your entertainment tonight, we are featuring a new show called, “Mom, He Kicked My Leg Under the Table,” followed by a re-showing of the classic, “This Food Stinks!”  Enjoy, and watch out for flying food, spilled drinks, and whining children.  Family dinners are wonderful ways to gather together, share details about your day, and […]

Best Digital Cameras for Kids

Whether you’re a professional photographer or not, your kids have probably asked you many times to let them take pictures with your camera. You don’t want to say no, but that thing was expensive! Luckily, in the past few years companies have been producing kid-friendly cameras built for 3 year olds all the way up […]

Kids Custom Birthday Cake Ideas

Children have birthdays every year and their interests change even faster than that. As they grow up and their view of the world changes their passions evolve. It is up to a parent to nurture these passions and help guide their kids along the right track. Now parents all have different views of what the […]

How to Stop Thumb Sucking

Many children suck their thumbs; however, most children stop sucking their thumbs by the age of four or five. Often, a child will suck their thumb if they are afraid, nervous or unsure of what is going on. However, if this habit goes on too long, it can lead to speech or dental problems. There […]

Raising Multiples: Triplets, Twins and a Single…Life Is Crazy!

I am a mom, a stay at home mom to be exact.  I worked outside of the home until I was 6 months pregnant with my triplets.  Adding triplet boys to my current family of 5 was enough to push me into leaving my job outside of the home and committing to raising my 6 […]

5 Things Every Geek Dad Should Teach His Kids

Your geeky passions may not seem like they have much to do with your kids other than sharing your love of movies and books, but geekiness may just be the best parenting tool you have. Being a geek is really just being passionate about something, and that enthusiasm will go a long way to putting […]

Play-Friendly Clubhouses for Kids

Once the warmer days of spring and summer arrive, most children are anxious to play outdoors. If you’re looking for inexpensive outdoor activities that will inspire your child to use his or her creativity, building a clubhouse together can be the perfect solution. Although you could certainly purchase a pre-made clubhouse, it can be a […]

Top ten most popular TV channels for the entire family

Signing up for a digital TV service provides you access to over 200 channels from all over the globe out of which many are not exactly family friendly. Television is today in an era dominated by violence and adult language making it hard for concerned families to find channels that they can depend on to […]

Keeping Kids Safe Online

As your child is sitting and typing away on the computer, it can be easy to forget that he or she could be interacting with any number of strangers, many of whom you would never invite into your home. With more schools assigning work that requires time spent online conducting research and kids more eager […]

How To Ensure Your Child’s Birthday Party Is a Day To Remember!

Anyone who’s ever been a parent and is now lucky enough to have children old enough organize their own parties will be reading this with a smug sense of, well, smugness. ‘I certainly am very lucky I don’t have to do this anymore,’ they will be thinking. And how right they are. Organising a child’s […]

Choose the Right Alvin Child Injury Lawyer

Having the right lawyer on your side after a child injury can make or break your case. It’s important to you to get your injured child the compensation they need and deserve after they have been hurt. If you plan to pursue legal action after your child was hurt you should first read these tips […]

Top 3 Websites for Home Schooling Your Children

The Internet provides a wide array of great resources for parents who are homeschooling their children. Many parents are nervous about using these resources at first, afraid they may not be appropriate for their children. However, there are many websites that are very family friendly and great for kids. To learn more about these resources, […]