Tag: kids

Kids’ Top Halloween Character Costumes for 2015!

If you’re stuck for ideas on what to dress your kids up as this trick-or-treat season (we all know they sometimes need a little creative direction when it comes to dressing for the public – even if on this occasion it’s meant to be scary/ridiculous), the NRF’s 2015 Halloween Consumer Survey has tallied the top favourite […]

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The Sleep Chart That Has the Internet in a Frenzy

Bedtime battles. Uggh. Familiar territory for most, if not all parents. And a particularly touchy topic because – obviously – mums and dads want to do right by their kids, and when we can’t get something as biologically basic as sleep ‘right’, it can pitch us into a state of paranoid self-doubt and hair-pulling frustration. […]

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Super Sensory Invitations to Play: the eBook Every Parent Will Need This Winter

The indoor season is nigh upon us. Goodbye summer. Goodbye sunshine. And goodbye long afternoons sans the pressure to continuously entertain small humans. But don’t panic — if you need to ward off the impending cabin fever that winter brings, and don’t want your young ones stuck in that mind-sucking screen-time rut, this eBook, chock-a-block […]

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Studies Show that Laughter Helps Little Ones Learn

There’s plenty research pointing to the psychosomatic connection between laughter – even smiling – and good health.  And now a team of French scientists has discovered that humour appears to help the learning process, too. The findings of the experiment, conducted by Rana Esseily and her colleagues, and published in the journal Cognition and Emotion, […]

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Oliver Jeffers’ Lost and Found: DVD Review!

Lost and Found is the second book Oliver Jeffers both wrote and illustrated, and it’s one of the best-loved titles in his collectively brilliant oeuvre, by far. The simple story of a boy who finds a penguin at his door, and embarks on a journey of discovery alongside his new companion, leaves plenty space for […]

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