Winnie the Pooh Day – January 18,2020

Winnie the Pooh Day – January 18,2020

One of our 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 the honey!) […]

12 Ways to the Beat Blue Monday

12 Ways to the Beat Blue Monday

Christmas is over and a new year has started, January is in full swing, the weather is possibly dull, cold and wet and we have a new awareness day called “Blue Monday”- the most depressing day of the year, apparently.  Blue Monday this year is on Monday January 20th, 2020. One in five people in […]

Get Kids Excited About Walking

Get Kids Excited About Walking

Exercise is essential for all ages and kids love being outside to explore. Often a great way to get kids excited about getting outdoors is to offer an incentive. Something that you child loves! It doesn’t have to be huge either.  We found a great post full of wonderful ideas to make the outside walks […]

Homework Tips for Children and Parents

Homework Tips for Children and Parents

with school is full fling some may be struggling with their kids and homework. We have some tips that may help to ease the struggles: Encourage your child as much as possible. Revisit after school activities. Children learn in different ways and styles. Schedule a homework time each day. Help your child be organized to complete […]

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 […]

New Year Resolutions for 2020

New Year Resolutions for 2020

The New Year is approaching, and this is the time that your mindset is all about making some fresh changes in the New Year. We found these great tips from Lifehack and we wanted to share them with you. Get in shape: Losing weight is the top resolution for Americans, and combined with “exercise more” […]

Baking Sugar Cookies at Christmastime

Baking Sugar Cookies at Christmastime

One of my favorite traditions in the busy Christmas season is baking sugar cookies with my daughter. It is a great time to bond, spend quality time together and just enjoy the festive season. Here is a simple recipe that we use, and we wanted to share with you too. 1 1/2 cups of butter […]

How to Enjoy Christmas! 

How to Enjoy Christmas! 

Once again Christmas is upon us! We do seem to set ourselves an almost impossible task of completing everything on our  ‘to-do’ list. Instead, try to take the stress out  of Christmas and just slow down and enjoy what is possible, given the amount of time available. Here are some ways to slow down and […]

10 Words of Encouragement for Children

10 Words of Encouragement for Children

If you are looking for words of encouragement for children then you are in the right place. Here are some things you can say to your child to make them feel great. Good job. You’ve remembered! Nice! That’s a great improvement. Couldn’t have done it better myself! You did great! You are a fast learner. […]

Are You Overindulging Your Child?

Are You Overindulging Your Child?

Have you ever asked yourself the question – What do my children really need from you? The answer is simple, love, guidance, shelter, food, clothing, medical care, and an education. That is all! That is what they need, everything else is a want, a luxury – cell phones, ipod, the latest fashion clothes, designer makeup. We found […]