‘Mom, let me play!’ – The Importance Of The Playground In Child Development

Being a parent is a lot of work. You are responsible for the child’s safety, well-being and development every single day and there is no day off. Some parents don’t want to give their kids a lot of freedom because they are afraid that something might go wrong. How often your kids asked to go to the playground, and you didn’t let them because ‘it was too dangerous’, and you didn’t have time to go with them. Basically, kids learn about the world on the playground. For them, it is a way to make … [Read more...]

Reasons To Add a Bounce House To Your Kid’s Party

Kid's need exciting toys and playing objects to keep busy! And so, when you are planning an indoor festival or your kid's birthday party, you sure will have other children around. Some of them will your kid's friends and a few his/her cousins. There’s nothing better than to rent a bounce house for the party. It will keep your kid and his/friends busy and thoroughly entertained. Today, parents make it a point to rent a bounce castle at a party for many reasons. Also, the service providers … [Read more...]

Tips for Babysitter Safety and the Safety of Your Kids

Whether you hire a nanny on a regular basis to watch your young children or you have a neighborhood teen who comes by to hang with your tweens, it goes without saying that you want everyone in your home to be as safe and secure as possible whether you're home or away. In addition, even if you know and trust your babysitter, you may want to keep an eye on him or her from time to time just to be sure everyone is getting along and having a good time. In order to ensure that everyone is doing … [Read more...]

The Benefits of Play Therapy

In the new age of psychological and mental health care, many interactive methods are being imputed into the mainstream. When it comes to caring for children and young adults, these methods must be as interactive as possible to keep patients interested. Enter Play Therapy, a new play-based care technique that aims to improve the overall quality of life for children participating. For any healthcare professional or teacher for that matter, they will tell you that it's a simple fact that … [Read more...]

Traveling With Kids? Check Out This List of Ways To Keep Them Occupied On The Road

Sitting in the car for hours on end is no fun for anyone. Even if you do stop at motorway services and stretch your legs from time to time. When you’re travelling to reach your holiday destination, relatives or even just away for the weekend, it always seems to take forever to get there. So just imagine if you have to put up with all the boredom and frustration of travelling when you’re strapped into a car seat… Studies have shown that most parents worry and almost dread taking long car … [Read more...]

Great Foods to Use in Kids’ Crafts

Doing crafts with children is a great way to nurture their creative sides, and have them understand that the only limit to what they can create is their imagination. But then, kids can only use what you're able to provide. Instead of choosing expensive craft materials that will run up the bill quicker than any child can make use of them, simple foodstuff can often serve as great building blocks for some great craft ideas. Ideally, you provide a wide array of different shapes and colors to … [Read more...]

Creative First Birthday Party Themes Your Kids will Love in 2019

A lot goes into planning a party, regardless of whether it is a wedding party, a bridal shower, or a birthday. When it comes to throwing your child their first birthday party, parents get a little too carried away in the details that they forget about making it fun for their kids. The idea is to allow them to have as much fun as possible while instilling in them some important values necessary for their adulthood. Check out some of the favorite go-to themes in 2019 that your child just got to … [Read more...]

Dealing With Your Kid’s Difficult Homework

Helping your kids with school work doesn’t need to be stressful. Yet “stressful” is how many parents describe their efforts to help their kids with tricky topics. Although most parents are eager to help their kids to improve their study habits, attempts to help with homework may end in disaster if the parents do not understand the work themselves. Parents can still effectively offer help even with challenging problems.  Create a Study Atmosphere Doctor Kenneth Barish, a … [Read more...]