7 Parenting Stigmas That Need To End

7 Parenting Stigmas That Need To End

We thought we’d share these familiar parenting stigmas with you.  Thanks to Scary Mummy you can read the full article here. Give yourself a break, parents. Who knows where all of these parenting stigmas came from, but if you believe all the things “perfect parents” brag about on social media, you’re going to start feeling […]

10 Ways To Help A Military Family Going Through A Deployment

10 Ways To Help A Military Family Going Through A Deployment

For our military families with a family member on deployment we found these great tips from moms who have been through it all. Hopefully, their insights will bring comfort to those family coping with deployment.  Click here to read the full article by Gracy Olmstead in the Federalist. 1. Be Respectful of a Family’s Space Pre-Deployment “The […]

Concerns for Poor Child Development

Concerns for Poor Child Development

The following research has been provided by The University of Sydney, a serious topic highlighting the attributes causing poor child development in Australia, but it is an epidemic that is affecting most of the Western World and one we can all relate to.  With much thanks to Lead researcher Louise Hardy who encourages verbal praise and reward charts to […]

Tips on Maintaining a Peaceful Home

Tips on Maintaining a Peaceful Home

With all that is going on in our very unsettled world at the moment, it has never been more important to provide a safe and peaceful environment in the family home. We would like to share with you Dr Shirin Sherkat of Create Happy Kids article to help you achieve this … “Peace begins with […]

Tips for Dealing with a Fussy Eater

Tips for Dealing with a Fussy Eater

Our friends at Fundamentally Children have provided 10 fabulous tips to help with fussy eaters.  Click here if you want to read this list in greater detail. If you are faced with a child who is a ‘fussy or picky eater’, meal times can be stressful. You want to do right by your child, but does […]

Exercises the Entire Family Can Enjoy Together

Exercises the Entire Family Can Enjoy Together

Families That Play Together Stay Fit Together Ensure your kids get on the right path to physical fitness and health. Roughly 20 percent of children aged 6-19 are considered obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Further, the World Health Organization reports there are 22 million children under the age of five who […]

Teach Your Children Financial Confidence in 3 Easy Steps

Teach Your Children Financial Confidence in 3 Easy Steps

We all know that talking to kids about money can be difficult, and teaching them first-hand about money matters may be even more so. However many adults struggle with their finances  and so we want to be able to help you help your child. Here are some tips to teach financial responsibility. Luckily, there are […]

Simple Tips on  How to Have Special Dad Time

Simple Tips on How to Have Special Dad Time

As a father, you have a big impact on your children’s development. The most significant contribution you make is through your everyday interactions with your kids. Australia’s Raising Childrens Network have provided tips on how to get some special dad time into your routine. Creating high-quality dad time with your children High-quality interactions with your children […]

This simple act can help young children achieve higher self-esteem in their teenage years

This simple act can help young children achieve higher self-esteem in their teenage years

This article has kindly written by Fundamentally Children following their review of our Let’s Eat Together Placemat for their Good Toy Guide. Due to the demands of modern life, families often don’t get to spend much time together. With commitments to work, school, chores and extra-curricular activities, families spend on average just 36 minutes together each […]

A Simple Way to Interact at Meatimes That Works For Families

A Simple Way to Interact at Meatimes That Works For Families

It is always a great confidence boost to have our products recognized by experts in the field of positive development in children. We recently sent our Let’s Eat Together Placemat for review to the UK’s Fundamentally Children’s Good Toy Guide.  Here is what they said … Our testers loved the Let’s Eat Together Activity Placemat – children really […]