Shrove Tuesday – February 28

Shrove Tuesday – February 28

Here are some facts about Shrove Tuesday which is celebrated on February 28. Shrove Tuesday is a Christian festival to mark the start of Lent. Lent is a period of about six weeks when Christians are meant to practice abstinence – by giving up luxuries or unnecessary things. Lent ends on Maundy Thursday, the day […]

Creating a healthy home environment

Creating a healthy home environment

Here are some great ways parents can make a real difference in their child’s lives and help build healthy habits for life.  Parents and caregivers can set a great example for the whole family by creating a healthy environment at home. Small steps such as making fruits and vegetables part of every meal, limiting treats, walking, […]

Simple ways parents can enhance their child’s communication skills

Simple ways parents can enhance their child’s communication skills

In this tech savvy world that we live in to manage family and work life, it is important for parents that it could be detrimental to their child’s ability to learn. We want to share with you an article by HealthyChildren.org which gives parents three ways of enhancing the communication skills of their child. Play […]

How to celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Week (February 12-18)

How to celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Week (February 12-18)

“Kindness starts with love” – that’s a great quote to begin Random Acts of Kindness week which is celebrated  February  12-18 2017. Practicing kindness is more than just a nice thing to do; it’s also beneficial to overall well-being. Did you know that kindness is scientifically proven to boost health and  happiness. To celebrate the […]

Valentine’s  Day – Activity for Kids

Valentine’s Day – Activity for Kids

Valentine’s Day is nearly here – we have created for you a fun Valentine’s Day  Word search, ideal for children. As you search for the words remember that they can be vertical, backwards, diagonal or horizontal. You can print out our Valentine’ Day word search here. Enjoy!

Family Exercise is Important!

Family Exercise is Important!

Did you know that children do follow in their parents’ footsteps? This is good and bad news! Literally. This is the conclusion of NIH-funded researchers who found that in underserved populations, parents’ physical activity—and their sedentary behavior—directly correlates with the activity level of their preschoolers. Researchers say these findings, published January 9 in the American Journal […]

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

Every February, the American Dental Association sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health. Oral health is very important, particularly for young children. Teeth are being to grow and if left unclean long term damage can be done. ­ If you don’t want your kid to suffer from such conditions […]

How To Celebrate National “Have Fun At Work Day”

How To Celebrate National “Have Fun At Work Day”

January 27th – “National Have fun at work day” – and we have found some ideas to help you celebrate! We all spend many hours at work so we should try to enjoy it , correct? Whatever ways you celebrate make sure its safe and that you have the bosses approval, or better still – […]

Tips for Making a Healthy Breakfast for Kids

Tips for Making a Healthy Breakfast for Kids

Mornings can be a crazy time when you have kids! But we can help your busy family get more organized and make healthy choices for breakfast as you all try to rush out to work or school. But as tempting as it may be to grab a sugar-filled cereal bar  or to skip breakfast entirely, (which is […]

Winnie the Pooh Day – January 18

Winnie the Pooh Day – January 18

One of my favorite holidays is coming soon – Winnie the Pooh Day. This day celebrates the birthday of author A A Milne. It’s one special anniversary fans just can’t bear to miss! Every year, the occasion is marked with events such as a game of pooh sticks,  or perhaps a teddy bears’ picnics (don’t forget […]