7 Skills Your Child Can Learn from Legos

Knowledge doesn’t always have to come from books. When it comes to children, they have the least attention span. That’s why they learn much more from personal experience while playing rather than from the words of the books. You can use the play time to make them understand mechanisms, teach practical skills and impart values. Lego is one of the best options to achieve that, it’s not just a toy to keep your child busy, it can serve to teach your child a whole lot of things. So, make use of that … [Read more...]

How to Introduce Children to a Mindset of Self-Improvement

Raising children, we all want them to grow to up to be happy, self-sufficient adults. We want them to feel fulfilled, but never too complacent. We hope they always keep learning, never settle for less than they deserve, and continue to look for ways to grow themselves, others, and the community. With all these hopes and dreams we have, it can feel like a big jumble of desires you want to project onto them. In order to successfully see these dreams actualized into who they become as people, we … [Read more...]

7 Ways To Keep Your Toddlers Safe and Preserve The Beauty of Your Pool Area

Having a pool on one's property is something many homeowners dream of. However, without the proper precautions, the pool can be a very real danger to small children. Homeowners are left to figure out how to keep their kids safe without compromising the area around the pool. Read on for seven ideas for making your pool as safe as possible. 1. Increased Adult Supervision This first tip may seem obvious, but it is the first step you must take when trying to keep your toddlers safe around the … [Read more...]

Ways To Keep Children Engaged

How good is your attention span? Observe other adults around you carefully. How long do they concentrate on a task at hand? All of us do everything in spurts because we can’t concentrate on one thing for too long. If as adults we find it hard to concentrate on one thing for too long imagine how tough it must be for children. Children learn everything at a very furious pace, especially the children under the age of 10. Teachers who teach these kids have a tough time keeping them engaged with … [Read more...]

Making Your Kids the Ultimate Cool Hide-Out

If you look back upon your childhood, you surely recall a special space in your home or garden that was all yours. Kids like to feel in charge of their own space and to give free rein to their imagination. If you are excited about giving your home new life for the summer and you’d like to create a special place in which kids can feel entertained and stimulated during the many free hours of the day, why not build them their very own den or hide-out; a place their friends and cousins will love to … [Read more...]

Tips for Getting Back To Work After Having a Baby

As a new mum, it's natural that you will experience lots of emotions as you leave your child behind and go back to work. Many moms in your situation have reported feeling sad, guilty, and anxious. However, you can't let these emotions get in the way— you have to soldier on and do whatever you can to make sure that you give your best, both at work and at home.   Here are 3 crucial tips for getting back to work after having a baby: Figure out the logistics before you have to go back … [Read more...]

How To Help Your Children Read Their Way To Success

Reading is undoubtedly an important part of being successful during life. If you are unable to read, then it is difficult to go very far in life. How do you help your kids to achieve success with the power of reading? Fortunately, there are a number of different ways to help your children. Read to them from a young age Reading can help nurture a wider range of your children’s skills than just their literacy skills. The American Academy of Pediatrics has published a report that explains just … [Read more...]

7 Ways To Get Kids Interested in Playing an Instrument

If you are a parent, then you probably know it is important to help your child find hobbies they enjoy. Beyond being a fun and entertaining activity, you want to make sure some of these hobbies are educational, too! Musical instruments provide kids with a way to have fun while also learning a valuable skill. Here are seven ways to get your children interested in playing an instrument. Play Music in the House Creating a musical environment in the home is a great way to start to foster … [Read more...]