Bedtime Routines That Help Kids Sleep

Bedtime Routines That Help Kids Sleep

Research shows kids fall asleep faster and are more likely to stay asleep when they have a consistent bedtime routine. Here’s how you can establish a bedtime routine that might help your child sleep better: Do start early. It is much easier to begin a good bedtime routine when your child is young than to try […]

Supporting Children During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Supporting Children During the Coronavirus Pandemic

We all love routines and daily routines can be very helpful for children and their families.  During our current Coronavirus pandemic spreading around the world are normal routines are changing; schools are closed and employers are making workplaces go remote to prevent the spread of the new virus. Parents everywhere are now struggling to keep […]

Keeping Kids Busy Inside Activities – 50 Indoor Ideas

Keeping Kids Busy Inside Activities – 50 Indoor Ideas

Thanks to you we have gathered up ideas for indoor activities to keep kids occupied through  these days when we’re trapped inside  or homes due to the current Coronavirus lockdown. We asked everyone to share their best ideas for indoor activities and we have a great list of reader tips to share. Play board games […]

National Puppy Day – March 23rd

National Puppy Day – March 23rd

“Buy a pup and your money will buy love unflinching.” — Rudyard Kipling. Monday March 23rd is National Puppy Day.  We all need love, and puppies are no exception to this rule! This day is celebrated  annually to promote adoption! It is important to remember that as cute as puppies are, and as wonderful as […]

Children’s Creative Happy Mother’s Day gift (UK) March 22

Children’s Creative Happy Mother’s Day gift (UK) March 22

Mother’s Day is coming soon in the United Kingdom. Print out our Mother’s Day colouring page as a special activity for Mum on Mother’s Day – March 22nd. Click here and have your child draw a special picture. Makes for a wonderful keepsake!

7 Simple Tips to Reduce Morning Stress

7 Simple Tips to Reduce Morning Stress

Do you need help in the morning? Is your family stressed each day trying to get ready for school and work ? If yes, continue reading – we may be able to help!  It is possible to avoid the morning chaos – each night before going to bed take some extra steps to prevent the morning […]

Fun Spring Break Activities for Children

Fun Spring Break Activities for Children

No plans to take off for a week over the spring break ? Well fun is still at hand in your own back yard. Here are some cute ideas that won’t break the bank. Set up a tent in the back yard. Find a cute reading corner outside (weather permitting). Plant a flower bed. Plan […]

Kids and iPads: When Should Children Use Electronics

Kids and iPads: When Should Children Use Electronics

An interesting take on children using ipads and computers. These electronics are a god send for many parents, and children are drawn to shiny, colorful and instant entertainment.  Take a read of the article here and tell us what you think.  

Chores for Toddlers

Chores for Toddlers

Start from an early age! All small kids love to help around the house and the earlier a child learns how to help with household chores the easier it will be in the future!  We have prepared a list of chores appropriate for toddlers: Fold small items of laundry (such as washcloths or towels) Picking […]

Clocks Moving Forward – Getting Children Adjusted for Time Change

Clocks Moving Forward – Getting Children Adjusted for Time Change

This year the clocks spring forward on March 8th in the USA – at last the official Summer time begins!  We can say finally say ‘goodbye’ to the cold dark winter, and reap the benefits of the longer days ahead of us. By doing this we have lost an hour of sleep which can be […]