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How should kids use cellphones?

What age are they emotionally ready to have their own cellphones? Parents have to think twice before handing smartphones to their 10-year-old so that they can fit in with their friends? Ages four to six    Kids in this age group shouldn’t be using smartphones (or other mobile devices), period. When it comes to screen time...

#SchoolHolidays used to be fun!!!

The #schoolholiday juggling act.... #School holidays used to be a blast (before we bought a business and had to learn how to adult real quick)… before school holidays were a blissful array of waking up late lounging in our PJs for the morning before a quick team talk on what adventure we shall go on...

How To Help Your Kids Stay Safe at School

Fortunately, there are ways you can make sure your child stays safe at school. No Protection For My Child  WATCH OUR VIDEO   Take Action: At least once a week, use dinnertime to ask questions about your child’s day. What do you enjoy learning? Which class do you wish you didn’t have to take? What’s one thing you’re...

What Are Learning Disabilities?

How Do I Know My Child Has a Learning Disability? Kids with a learning problem might answer "yes" to many of these questions: Do you struggle in school? Do you think you should be doing better than you are in school? Is reading harder for you than it should be? Does your head think one...

4 Tips for dealing with your child’s moody days

Show #understanding Try to be #understanding as they may not know how to tell you how they are feeling but are making it apparent though their behaviour. So try to look beyond the behaviour and stay calm. Make then feel valued and show them you #understand how they are feeling and support them. This can start...

Kids Discipline: Strategies and Challenges

Behavioral problems and effective solutions for 6 - 9 Year-Kids Typical School-Age Kid Behavior No longer a “little kid” and not yet able to keep up with the “big kids,” your school-age child’s behavior is likely to reflect a transitional period of development. By and large, school-age kids are able to demonstrate prolonged concentration and...

How Parents Communicate With Angry Kids

When parents accept and empathize with the child's feelings, They learn that emotions are not dangerous and can be felt - without necessarily acting. 7 Tips To Help Your Child With Anger 1. Start with yourself. If you're in the habit of shouting at your kids, know that you are modeling behavior that your child will certainly copy. 2....

New Fun Outdoor Games For Kids

Inspiring kids to playing outdoor games isn’t easy anymore. When they have such entertaining stuff like video games and the internet at home, why would they want to step out at all? Engaging outdoor games and activities for kids. Digging dinos An adventure from the past, with a modern twist, makes it a perfect garden game for...

Constantly living in a state of #guilt

I’m not sure if its just me that is constantly in a state of #guilt? Whether is mum guilt, or wife #guilt? Or working guilt or not working guilt, or I devoured a whole block of chocolate in ten minutes before my kids could see guilt… neither the less there is a lot of guilt. ...

When Is My Kid Ready For Kindergarten?

Starting kindergarten is filled with many challenges for little children. Don't be surprised if one day your child announces, “I'm not going to kindergarten.” You will need to provide your child with support as she takes this huge developmental leap Here are some strategies that will ease her transition. 1. When he says he does not want...

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