Keeping Kids Comfy at Home

Our children are so special to us, all we want to do is wrap them up in cotton wool and keep them safe! While that might not be a possibility, we can make sure they’re kept comfy and cozy at home, and ensure that it’s a real sanctuary for them to relax, play and learn. Here’s how you can go about it. photo Get the temperature right When you have little ones in the house, you need to make sure the temperature is right. It needs to be cool enough in summer and warm enough in winter. As an … [Read more...]

Want To Be Better Prepared For Baby’s First Bath?

When a new baby comes into your life, there are sure to be a whole load of firsts around the corner. There are the exciting firsts, of course, like the first time your baby smiles or speaks. Then, there are firsts which can be more nerve-wracking, like the first time you take your baby into town alone. Or, what we’re focusing on here, the first time you bathe them. Picture Credit Too often, new mother’s put off giving their babies baths because they convince themselves it’ll be a difficult … [Read more...]

Tips To Help Your Child’s Anxiety When Visiting a Dentist

Oral hygiene is one of the most important aspects of maintaining proper health, especially during the developmental years. Unfortunately, children of all ages often struggle with the idea of visiting a dentist regularly, leading to a lack of care and increased anxiety. If you have a child who has expressed fear or anxiety over visiting a dentist, there are a few tips to keep in mind to help ease the process while promoting a healthy and positive outlook when it comes to taking care of their … [Read more...]

How to Teach Children Emotional Intelligence

It can be extremely difficult to know where to leave your child for the best childcare experience. As a parent you want your child to have fun. But, you also want them to learn, develop and become well rounded individuals.  In short they need emotional intelligence as well as general intelligence. The first step is to take a look at what child care Liverpool facilities are offered. This will encourage you to leave your child as they understand the importance of both these learning methods and … [Read more...]

A Step-By-Step Guide To Choosing A Tutor For Your Child

Tutors can help children in a number of different ways. For kids who are struggling with math, writing, spelling, or other subjects, working with a tutor can provide clarity, making the content much easier for them to grasp. For children who are more advanced, a tutor can help push them to the next level, challenging them to learn new things and helping them grow their intellect. Children with poor grades can also benefit from tutoring, as can kids who learn best when working one-on-one with an … [Read more...]

Dealing With a Troubled Teen

Being a parent isn’t easy. Being the parent of a teen? Well, that’s even tougher. Parents of teens have to deal with the “emotional whiplash” of caring for a kid who is experiencing the confusing and scary beginnings of their own adulthood, and whose moods and personality may seem to change in a flash. And all of this gets even tougher when your teen is troubled. The teenage years are a difficult time for just about everyone, but they’re tougher for some of us than they are for others. It’s … [Read more...]

How You Can Keep Your Kids Off Drugs

The 2017 National Institute on Drug Abuse’s Monitoring the Future study had some scary statistics for parents: One-third of all respondents (8th, 10th and 12th graders) admitted to using drugs in the last 12 months. Nearly two out of 10, or 17% of eighth graders, admitted to having tried an illicit substance at some point (not necessarily in the past year). By 10th grade, almost half, or 49%, had tried an illicit drug at least once. Even scarier is the fact that trying an … [Read more...]

When Can Kids Dress Themselves?

From what they want to eat to where they want to play, kids make interesting choices. Their creativity is especially seen when it comes to their selected fashion choices. While you might never pair polka dots with stripes, your child might see it as the coolest combination ever. Children will start expressing their fashion opinions early on, and they’ll typically want to dress themselves around the age of four. As a parent, you might want to enforce your rules and choose their outfits for … [Read more...]