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15 Best Space Toys and 9 Best Space Books Your Kids Will Love

If you read my article about 34 Best Educational SPACE Toys and Gifts for Kids, you know how much Adèle loves space. She’s been talking about being a “pioneer” and exploring other planets for a few years now. So, I have been doing a lot of extra research in search of the best space books and…… Continue reading 15 Best Space Toys and 9 Best Space Books Your Kids Will Love

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How Isaac Newton can Help you During Coronavirus Social Distancing

The school where I teach Art and Photography gave us a training on how to teach online in case they’d have to close because of COVID-19. During the workshop they gave us bottled water, and when I brought it home (and thoroughly disinfected it) Adèle shouted with joy: “I know what I can do with…… Continue reading How Isaac Newton can Help you During Coronavirus Social Distancing

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12 Eco-friendly, Minimalist, Meaningful Children’s Gifts That Last

Last year I made the Ultimate List of Eco-friendly, Minimalist Gifts for Kids and it has been my most popular post ever since. This year, I wanted to add a few more items to the list, so that’s how this post came about. I asked the following questions to find the best, eco-friendly, minimalist gifts…… Continue reading 12 Eco-friendly, Minimalist, Meaningful Children’s Gifts That Last

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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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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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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