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Mindful Moment: Watercolor Salt Painting Technique

MINDFUL MOMENT FOR BUSY MOMS AND DADS AND THEIR KIDS Every day when I sit in front of my computer to write, I am bombarding with ads and distractions. It’s a constant struggle to limit information overload and I’ll talk about that in a separate article. What I’d like to share today is a new…… Continue reading Mindful Moment: Watercolor Salt Painting Technique

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How to get First 2-4 Years Right – Dr. Gabor Maté’s Compassionate Inquiry Workshop Summary

With our thoughts we create the world. This year I attended Dr. Gabor Maté’s Compassionate Inquiry workshop online. For those of you who do not know, Dr Maté is world reknown for his revolutionary work on childhood development, parenting, AD(H)D (Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder) and addiction. He was awarded the Order of Canada, has authored…… Continue reading How to get First 2-4 Years Right – Dr. Gabor Maté’s Compassionate Inquiry Workshop Summary

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Kids’ Art Studio on the Go

KIDS’ ART STUDIO ON THE GO If you read my post about How to Set up an Art Studio for Kids, you know how important it is for your child to have a creative space of their own. But how can your child continue creating (and using messy art supplies like paint) if she is…… Continue reading Kids’ Art Studio on the Go

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First Haircut Tips

FIRST HAIRCUT TIPS A milestone in your child’s life is usually an exciting event, but it can also be scary both for parents and children. In the case of a first haircut, you might feel nostalgic at how quickly your baby has grown. Or your child might feel scared about the unknown experience. You might…… Continue reading First Haircut Tips

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Folded Book Art Tutorial for Kids

FOLDED BOOK ART TUTORIAL FOR KIDS If you have an old book that is not being used, there is a simple, creative activity that will allow you to transform it into a beautiful sculpture. It’s called Folded Book Art and it will help your child: increase focus improve hand-eye coordination and precision learn some math…… Continue reading Folded Book Art Tutorial for Kids

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5 First Steps in Teaching Photography to Your Kid

This week’s guest article is brought to you by Dan Barr – a photographer and the founder of Kids Camera Guide. Those of you who have been reading along know how much I love photography, so I’m very happy to have Dan’s professional advice on how photography can help you connect with your child. 5 FIRST…… Continue reading 5 First Steps in Teaching Photography to Your Kid

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Everything You Need to Know About Your Child’s First Pedal Bike – Advice by Cycling Champion, Stuart A Blair

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR CHILD’S FIRST PEDAL BIKE Riding a two wheel pedal bike is one of the most looked-forward to milestones of childhood. But often, this milestone is missed or delayed due to inadequate information or resources. In this post I interviewed Stuart A Blair – South Australian Triathlon, Duathlon, and…… Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Your Child’s First Pedal Bike – Advice by Cycling Champion, Stuart A Blair