TERMS AND CONDITIONS
According to a new study, around three quarters of children in Britain are housebound for large portions of the day – eschewing the great outdoors for screentime, instead.
You can spend all the money in the world on high-tech toys and elaborate activities, but in the end, kids will always be most enamoured by the simplest forms of entertainment. This ‘sensory bin’ is made up of two ridiculously simple components: bubbles and mud – a match made in kiddy heaven. (And, as it turns out, pretty brilliant for Mum, too.)
You’ll be hard-pressed to find a family household without at least one Dr. Seuss book taking space on the bookshelf; The Cat InThe Hat, The Lorax, the Seven-Hump-Wump, and all the rest of the madcap Seussian creations are bonafide cultural artefacts in contemporary childhood – but have you ever wondered what the secret of their incredible popularity is?
Want another reason to indulge your greasy-grub craving besides quelling the hormonal mood swing? How ’bout labour induction – according to a US pizza chain, one particular item on their menu possesses the magic power to get your baby moving on out when you’re due and done with being super-size.
Mums and dads have been trying to crack the Da Vinci code of baby sleep for eons; so anything that seems to work for one (not matter how dubious) is worth a go — especially if it takes just 15 seconds – and a single word.