8 Steps to a Happy Child

8 Steps to a Happy Child

When you think of who suffers from stress, children don’t spring to your mind. Why would children be stressed? There are no bills to worry about paying or other adult things to worry about. Yet, children feel stress, too – often significantly. Some of the things that children worry about are,  making friends, succeeding at school or sports, […]

Firework Safety – November 5

Firework Safety – November 5

Guy Fawkes Night, is also known as Bonfire Night or Fireworks Night and is celebrated in the UK on 5th November. It celebrates the failure of the Gunpowder Plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament on 5th November 1605 by Guy Fawkes. We have created a word search for your little ones . Download […]

Halloween Activities for Children

Halloween Activities for Children

To download a copy of the word search click here Halloween word search Description: Each word on the list is hidden in the pool of letters. Words may be hidden horizontally, vertically, diagonally, forward, or backward. Instructions: Once a word is discovered – circle it!

4 Ways to Make Halloween Safer for Kids with Food Allergies

4 Ways to Make Halloween Safer for Kids with Food Allergies

Halloween is an exciting time of pumpkins, costumes, scary movies and trick-or-treating. But for parents of children with food allergies, treat or treating with is much scarier.  Halloween is the time that the major food allergens are in circulation, treats such as chews and chocolate can have soy, milk, eggs and possibly wheat.  Cross-contamination is also […]

18 Words of Encouragement for Children

18 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. You’re on the right track. Good job. You’ve remembered! Nice! That’s a great improvement. Couldn’t have done it better myself! You did great! […]

How to Encourage Your Toddler to Write

How to Encourage Your Toddler to Write

There are many ways that you can spark your child’s interest in writing at home with engaging, fun activities.  Children often have many ideas in there head, and to get these ideas written down on paper can sometimes be challenging.  Here are some useful tips to introduce your toddler to writing: Remember to consider your toddler’s motor […]

Involve the Whole Family in Planning Your Next Road Trip

Involve the Whole Family in Planning Your Next Road Trip

You’ve decided that you’re going to take a family road trip and are wondering if this is a genius idea or a colossal mistake. Because while you have a vision of life on the open road, your kids seeing the country, cultivating a love for travel; you also dread being trapped in a car with […]

Bedtime Meltdowns – Getting Your Child to Sleep at Night

Bedtime Meltdowns – Getting Your Child to Sleep at Night

Everyone knows – sleep is essential for keeping your little one healthy – yet many parents often find bedtime to be an impossible task of getting your child to sleep. “One of the most important things we can do for a child is to create a good bedtime routine” says Rebecca Michi, Seattle based Children’s Sleep Consultant. We teamed […]

Beating the Morning Rush

Beating the Morning Rush

Is morning a crazy time in your home? If so, read on – we may be able to help. One of the easiest ways to make mornings go smoothly is to establish a consistent morning  routine for everyone in your home (kids included) that actually works. Here are some tips to do just that: Make sure […]

4 Questions to Ask Before Your Teen Gets a Driver’s License

4 Questions to Ask Before Your Teen Gets a Driver’s License

Is your teenager ready to get their driver’s license? The answer likely varies depending on who’s answering the question. If it’s your son or daughter, the answer is an unequivocal “yes.” For you, the concerned and responsible parent, though, your answer may be much more deliberate and measured. Indeed, the thought of your teen behind […]