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...]

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...]

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...]