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 […]

The Importance of Playtime

The Importance of Playtime

Playtime is not only fun for children but it also a special time of learning. It is essential in a child’s development because it contributes to the cognitive, physical, social, and emotional well-being of children and  young adults.  More importantly play offers an ideal opportunity for parents to engage fully with their children. Ideas such as hide’n’seek, […]

Chore Charts for Children on Sale!

Chore Charts for Children on Sale!

Reward charts work well for children aged 3-8 years. You can use a reward chart when your child needs to work on changing their behavior.  We are currently having a fantastic sale on our stock. Use coupon code 30KIDHAPPY for 30% off of our charts.

The Fundamentals of a Healthy Childhood

The Fundamentals of a Healthy Childhood

Of course personality plays a big role in how your child approaches life, but it is important to remember that there are certain fundamental things you can do to encourage the well-being of your children. Here are some key elements: As a parent, be emotionally available Set clearly defined limits Set and define responsibilities Ensure […]