First Haircut Tips

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 [...]

5 Positives Ways to Incorporate Circus Games into Play

5 Positives Ways to Incorporate Circus Games into Play

CIRCUS-RELATED ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS Kids love circuses, but some circus's practices are unethical (read my story below). So how can you incorporate circus games into your child's play in a positive, educational way? Here are 5 activities you can do with your child right now : Discuss animal rights using age-appropriate language. Practice juggling using [...]

How to Raise a Conservationist: Kids’ Activities that Protect Wildlife

How to Raise a Conservationist: Kids’ Activities that Protect Wildlife

HOW TO TEACH YOUR KIDS ABOUT WILDLIFE CONSERVATION You probably heard about the death of Sudan, the LAST male northern white rhinoceros. Or that giraffes are now on the endangered species list. But what you probably didn't know is that, every year, at least 10,000 species become extinct! So how can we teach our kids [...]

Fantastic Beasts and How to Fold Them: The INCREDIBLE Art of Origami Master, Dr. Robert J. Lang

Fantastic Beasts and How to Fold Them: The INCREDIBLE Art of Origami Master, Dr. Robert J. Lang

I am so honored and excited to present to you this week's article. It contains an interview with the UNBELIEVABLE master origami artist and a pioneer in this field, Dr. Rober J. Lang! Origami is the art of folding paper which originated in Japan in the 17th century. In Japanese, "ori" means "fold" and "kami" means "paper," [...]

What Wikipedia Can’t Tell You About Wordless Picture Books

What Wikipedia Can’t Tell You About Wordless Picture Books

WHY WORDLESS PICTURE BOOKS? Wordless picture books are a creative addition to any library. These are books which have only a few or no words. Here is why they are important for you and your child: They help with oral language development. They teach, through the use of illustration, how having one image after another [...]