How to talk to your kids about COVID-19

Schools, nurseries, beaches, parks and now shopping malls are closed. Parents are working from home, and everyone is talking about a virus. Even very young children can feel that something is going on. As coronavirus, which causes the COVID-19 illness, spreads it is affecting most aspects of our life. In these times, as parents, we […]

Top 3 Brands for Toys on The Go

We all have those moments as a parent. You want to talk to your friend for half an hour, but you have a child to contend with. Your little one is demanding attention but as you told him or her five minutes ago, you want just a little bit of adult time to converse with ...
Newborn Play, Why it’s Never too Early to Start

A lot of time with a newborn is spent engaged in routines together; sleeping, feeding and changing nappies and never-ending job lists seem to get longer. Society seems to think that babies can’t play games until they can sit and control their limbs better; however, you can play this easy game with your baby. You ...
Get your kids talking and ignite their imaginations!

Children are known to say the darndest things, so much so they even made a television show about it. They also ask a lot of questions, questions which can be amusing, terrifying, and often thought-provoking. The most important thing is to keep children curious, keep them asking questions and essentially keep them talking to you. […]

10 Tips to break the gender stereotypes!

The world is constantly shouting messages at children that ‘this is what girls do’ and ‘this is what boys do’. Whilst this is so common and seen in shopping centres, advertising, films and society; it doesn’t mean that it is okay or healthy for your child’s development.  Breaking gender-based stereotypes promotes equality in the skills ...
To Discipline Or Not To Discipline?

We all make mistakes (adults included) and so it’s important to remember that great people and attributes are built over a lifetime, not overnight. Children do need boundaries and discipline does play a part in parenting but don’t forget that we all have a distance to go in becoming fine people.  To help your child ...
The Benefit of Music and Singing With Toddlers

Young children are constantly learning, they are playing with the way words work and the rhythm and patterns in speech. This can be encouraged and strengthened through music. Here are some of my favourite reasons for spending time singing with your child (even if you think your singing is reserved purely for the shower): It ...