10 Reasons to be Happy That Autumn is Here

10 Reasons to be Happy That Autumn is Here

Don’t be sad about the end of summer, but instead be rejoicing at the arrival of autumn! If you’re feeling less than enthusiastic about the changing of the seasons, be inspired by our list of 10 excellent reasons why this is the best season of all. Walks through the forest over a carpet of leaves […]

Fun and Easy Activities for Small Children and Toddlers

Fun and Easy Activities for Small Children and Toddlers

Toddlers and preschoolers need time to just run around and let off steam. Local parks, playgrounds or even the beach are great places for kids of this age. Here are some activities that you can work on with your little ones for matter where you are: Using a large soft or squishy ball start teaching […]

Do “Time Outs” Really Work?

Do “Time Outs” Really Work?

Time-out is the most popular discipline technique used by parents but does it really work? We found a great article which discusses the parenting issue of time outs by  Robin McClure. Giving your toddler a “time-out” for behaving badly seems easy enough. Remove your toddler from the situation where he is acting out, sit him in a […]

Teaching good behaviors

Teaching good behaviors

We all want our children to behave perfectly at all times but how do you encourage good behaviors? Rewarding good behavior is key! Here are some practical tips for putting this positive approach into action Encourage your child and give lots of affection. Reward good behavior – use a reward chart too! Your child will […]

An Easy Way of Learning Times Tables

An Easy Way of Learning Times Tables

Are you kids struggling with learning their times table? This is an important life skill to learn,  but is an area that many struggle with. However, once learnt, this skill will be of utmost importance throughout your life. We developed our Play Times Tables Game to help children and families learn times table (up to […]

5 Simple Ways to Organize Your Time

5 Simple Ways to Organize Your Time

If you’re wondering how to organize your life, we’ve got five tips for you! Use a calendar! and remember to check it when committing to tasks. Write everything down – don’t rely on your memory. Just say no. Prioritize your tasks. Be realistic. It is important to remember too, that people are not born organized […]

How to be a Good Role Model for Your Children  – Healthy Electronics Use

How to be a Good Role Model for Your Children – Healthy Electronics Use

We are all guilty of using our electronics and yet we focus on limiting the time children use screens. We found this great article By Amy Morin, LCSW on Verywellfamily.com . It’s clear, however, that many parents are overindulging in screen time. A 2016 survey by Common Sense media shows the average parent of tweens and […]

Back to School Do’s and Don’ts

Back to School Do’s and Don’ts

The end of summer is getting close in many parts of the country, and parents everywhere are feeling some form of  anxiety over how to make the most of the upcoming school year.  It is important to structure the first few weeks of school , in order to set the stage for a successful academic […]

4 Budget-Friendly Smart Home Products

4 Budget-Friendly Smart Home Products

When you were growing up, you probably ordered pizza by calling your favorite place with a rotary phone, you turned out your lights by flipping the switches and you adjusted your thermostat by hand. To say that times have changed is an understatement. Thanks to some really cool advancements in technology, we can now do […]

Secrets to raising a grateful child

Secrets to raising a grateful child

Let’s be honest- there is no secret to raising a grateful child. Every home and every kid is different. Raising children is a lot of work. We all want our children to be the best they can be! One of the hardest things to teach children from an early age is how to be grateful. […]