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Tag: Parenting

Sparkly New Peppa Pig’s Golden Boots APP!

What do you get when you combine the hypnotic allure of interactive screen-time with a precocious, porcine, mini celeb? A sparkly app that’ll keep your tot mesmerised for at least the length of time it takes to lock yourself in the loo for a few blessed moments of respite — and then reflect upon that […]


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 […]


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. […]


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, […]