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Benefits of a Tutor for SAT and ACT Preparation

Benefits of a Tutor for SAT and ACT Preparation

Making sure your child is prepared for the SAT and ACT is on a lot of parents' minds. Setting your college-bound student up for success is an opportunity most parents want for their children.   Googling, “Best SAT and ACT Prep Courses” and purchasing teaching...

Fun Ways to Get Kids Interest In Decorating Their Bedrooms

Fun Ways to Get Kids Interest In Decorating Their Bedrooms

Did your kid outgrow their nursery? Maybe their room is just in need of a bit of refreshing. Or you moved houses and need to renovate their room from scratch. No matter the reason, decorating kids room can be a hard task for adults. But if your kids are old enough,...

Top 10 Activities For Language Development

Top 10 Activities For Language Development

Communication is an essential aspect of cognitive development in a child's upbringing. Language development encourages learning. If a child can understand sentences and speak well, his learning and reading skills will also improve significantly. Your toddler may...

Mindfulness Exercise To Practice With Your Toddler

Mindfulness Exercise To Practice With Your Toddler

When it comes to parenting, practicing mindfulness exercise is a great way to create a better line of communication and a deeper bond with your children.  In fact, evidence has shown that practicing mindfulness with children can help improve focus, presence of mind,...

Tips And Tricks For Kids Starting With Horse Riding

Tips And Tricks For Kids Starting With Horse Riding

Having an animal around you in the early years of your life can be a very endearing experience. The effect of growing with them reflects in their overall personality. One such outdoor activity that could have a major impact on your child's development is horse riding....

Top 25 Parenting Blogs For 2021

Top 25 Parenting Blogs For 2021

It's that time of year again where we share with you our favourite parenting blogs. The ones we head to when we need some stories, laughs, advice and ideas. This is our 5th year in a row listing our favourite parenting blogs and this year we have some great new ones...

5 Important Rules For Kids Parents Must Teach

5 Important Rules For Kids Parents Must Teach

Teaching your children laws is essential as it shows them what is allowed and what is not. It also guides them on the right thing to do and the consequences of doing the wrong thing. Establishing rules and laws is an effective way to increase consistency with your...

Family Bonding Through House Painting

Family Bonding Through House Painting

Many different ways to create a strong family bond which is an essential thing a family should have. One of the most important elements of a close relationship within your family is to have shared experiences together. When you do family activities, you create lots of...

10 Ways Of Teaching Children Reading At Home

10 Ways Of Teaching Children Reading At Home

Teaching children reading skills is one of the most important things a parent can do! Use these simple home reading tips to raise an early reader!  The best advice I ever received was to teach my child to read well and early.  He was only 2 years old. By 5 years of...

Why Homework Don’t Boost Learning?|Homework Learning Remedies

Why Homework Don’t Boost Learning?|Homework Learning Remedies

Some learning institutions are canceling out the issuance of homework. They claim that homework does not add much value to education. Teachers might need to issue out a different type of homework. Many schools seem to adopt the policy of not issuing assignments. Here,...

How Sensory Play Enhances Development In Children

How Sensory Play Enhances Development In Children

"Sensory play enhances development in children!" As an Occupational Therapist (in a previous life), I've uttered this statement countless times. And the fact remains, that the importance of sensory play for development in children cannot be emphasized enough.  But...

Co-sleeping With a Toddler Pros and Cons

Co-sleeping With a Toddler Pros and Cons

Why Look at Co-sleeping With a Toddler Considering co-sleeping with a toddler?Be sure you’re aware of co-sleeping safety before you let them snuggle in your bed. When you have a toddler in the house, they’ve likely ended up sleeping in your bed at some point. Even if...