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Playtime With Your Baby

Some people will tell you that babies just eat, sleep and poop and while it is true that they do a whole lot of that. The fact is a baby is always learning and through play and exploration, a baby learns far more than people understand. Many studies have been done that show babies learn all about the world around them through play and that is why play. Today we are looking at what baby play is as well as Read More...

Planning The Perfect Family Picnic

Look I know that in your mind when it comes to a family picnic there are two scenarios that happen. One is the perfect family picnic where you have the perfect pie, the perfect sandwiches and everyone is getting along fine. Then there is the other scenario where the kids are fighting because one of them looked at the other one funny and there is a family of ducks running away with your sandwiches. Well having a family picnic is Read More...

Keeping Your School Age Kids Moving

I am not talking about you celebrating the day your kids move out, but helping your child stay active, fit and for them to keep moving. As a parent myself, I know how hard it can be to get your kids to stay active. My eldest is addicted to games like Fortnite and Minecraft and while I am a parent who loves video games himself. I do understand that it is not healthy for him to sit on his Read More...

Helping Preschoolers Learn To Share

Teaching your child to share with others is very important before they start to interact with other kids on a regular basis. My eldest son we were a little worried about as he went through this stage where in the house he would say that is mine to pretty much everything. You ever seen Finding Nemo? Well, he was like one of those greedy seagulls! Anyway, today I want to look at ways that you can help your child Read More...

Have Family Fun Making Your Own Board Game (Things to do kids games )

Last Christmas I read this very interesting article that said that more and more families are making an effort to have a family game night. It is a great way to bond and also a fun way to spend time together as a family. My kids, like most other people’s, get home from school and after a few grunts and just telling us that school was ok, they disappear to their room to play Xbox or whatever. That is why Read More...

Getting Kids Excited To Read

I read a very interesting study around a year ago in regards to school age kids and reading. The article said that over the last few years there had been a 10 percent decline in children reading for fun and that now only around 50 percent of children will read at least once a week for fun and not because they have to for school. There are so many distractions these days for kids. There are a million kids TV Read More...

Best Video Games For Kids

Did you know that a recent study showed that 91 percent of kids around the world play video games! No matter if it is on a console, the PC, their phone or a tablet. Kids love to play video games. I have no problem with video games as I love them myself and playing video games with my kids is something we have a lot of fun with. I understand that some parents who are not into video games may Read More...

Fun Things To Do This Halloween

Over the last few years, Halloween has gotten more and more popular. It was once more of an American thing with Americans spending billions of dollars on Halloween related items, but the joy (or terror!) of Halloween has taken over the rest of the world now too. In my house we love Halloween and today I am sharing with you some fun activities you guys can do to get in the Halloween spirit.   Halloween Movies I am not suggesting you take Read More...

Best TV Shows For Pre Schoolers

Back in my preschool days, I had TV, videotapes, toys, games, and books. These days kids have a tablet, iPad or some other smart device and that is all they need! It is pretty crazy to think that in a recent study it was revealed that one third of preschool aged kids have their own smart device. To be honest it is easy to see why as they are so convenient and your child can do so much on Read More...

Why Monopoly is still a fun game to play with the kids

Look, we know that the thought of playing Monopoly with the kids will start your heart racing and make you think that it will start world war 3! However, Monopoly when played right can be a game that is fun for the whole family teaches kids about money, strategy, playing fair and even grace in defeat. So before you throw your Monopoly in the trash and before you declare that Monopoly is banned from your house forever. Here are a Read More...