Do you remember spending hours as a child carefully drawing elaborate borders, full of patterns and colours? Can you remember hours spent on title pages with beautiful bubble writing headlines? Given the crucial role handwriting plays in a child’s literacy development, experts are keen to keep pens in hand. If you’re looking for ways to encourage your kids to put down the […]
A child’s sleep environment is a point to be considered when we think about ways to establish healthy sleep habits. Current research shows that a healthy sleep environment is important for adults, children, toddlers, and babies alike. When we think about a healthy sleep environment we need to consider room temperature, sounds, lights, and anything […]
You might think that spending time in the garden with small children is a little too dirt-sprinkled or boring, but the great outdoors provides lots of opportunities to learn about the natural world and where we fit in. It’s also the perfect way to de-stress, create something beautiful and spend some super-rewarding time together, screen-free.
Life with toddlers is madness. Sometimes you just need 15 uninterrupted minutes to do something: make dinner, write an email for work, finish eating your breakfast even though it’s already 2pm. Fifteen minutes doesn’t seem that much to ask, but tell that to the tiny human who’s sitting on your foot, arms clamped around your leg, […]