To grow up healthy, children need to sit less and play more

To grow up healthy, children need to sit less and play more

Recently an important message was published by the World Health Organisation highlighting the importance children having less screentime, particularly babies and toddler age children really struck a chord with us. Over the 15 years we have been established the change in how parent’s ‘parent their children’ has been huge and fascinating but more recently concerning […]

Easter Games the Whole Family can Enjoy!

Easter Games the Whole Family can Enjoy!

  Are you having a family gathering this Easter?  Here are a list of games the whole family can enjoy! Egg Hop Relay RaceEaster fun is only a hop, skip, and a jump away with this game! Start by dividing everyone into pairs. Each pair of players receives two large egg cutouts made from cardboard or […]

10 Tips for Helping Toddlers Brush Their Teeth

10 Tips for Helping Toddlers Brush Their Teeth

We all know how important it is to look after our teeth, however starting toddlers off on the right bath can be challenging.  The following 10 tips on getting children to brush properly have been provided by the UK’s Dr. Milad Shadrooh (who you might know as ‘The Singing Dentist’) … 1. Start early “The key […]

A Parents Guide to Managing Tantrums

A Parents Guide to Managing Tantrums

The build up and excitement of Christmas can become overwhelming for all of us – but none more so than young children.  Often unsure of how to handle their feelings children will result to a tantrum.  Here is an article to help parents understand and prepare for such meltdowns … The first almighty toddler tantrum […]

Tips for a Stress-free Christmas with Children

Tips for a Stress-free Christmas with Children

Adults may think they are the only ones who are stressed at holidays, but our little ones have a strange way of picking up on our moods, including stress. How can children relax when parents aren’t? When we are rushing all over the place and stressed ourselves, we can’t expect our children to be enjoying […]

The Perfect gift for Children at Christmas

The Perfect gift for Children at Christmas

We think our Let’s Eat Together Placemat is the perfect gift for children for Thanksgiving and Christmas and we can guarantee they will want to use it! Side one of the placemat provides a check off system encouraging children to learn their table manners – they will love to show how well they can do!  And […]

6 Tips For Potty Training Boys

6 Tips For Potty Training Boys

Although many potty-training tips apply to boys and girls alike, potty training boys does pose some unique challenges. Whether you’re wondering when to start potty training boys, whether to teach sitting or standing first, and how to encourage good aim, readers have offered great toilet-training tips to help you potty train boys with confidence. Be […]

Helping Your Teen Battle Testing Fatigue

Helping Your Teen Battle Testing Fatigue

Faced with an onslaught of tests — from college entrance exams to driver’s license tests to standardized high school tests — it’s not uncommon for your teen to feel exhausted, stressed and fatigued. And as that fatigue kicks in, your child’s ability to do well on these important exams can plummet. As a parent, there […]

7 Things to Look for on Your Bottle of Sunscreen

7 Things to Look for on Your Bottle of Sunscreen

We all know how important it is to make our kids wear sunscreen when they’re enjoying the great outdoors – but choosing the right one can be tricky. Is it OK to go for the cheapest sunscreen we can find, or should we be looking out for particular features to make sure our children are […]

Lose the Stress and Find a Little Holiday Joy

Lose the Stress and Find a Little Holiday Joy

It’s that time of year again . . . the holidays. “The most wonderful time of the year,” as those nostalgic songs promise: the halls decked, chestnuts roasting, sleighbells ringing, all eyes twinkling with cheer. A time of family togetherness, peace, harmony and joy. But for many of us, just reading these words can cause […]