Why Not Invite Halloween Into Your Kids Decor!

The fun of the Halloween night! Sweets! Masks. Giggles and Ghoulish behaviour. There’s nothing like dressing up and frightening your pals and neighbours. My kids and I love it, and in fact, our last Halloween event was as a Voodoo… Continue Reading >

The greatest challenges of being a dad

As someone that spends their life encouraging people to embrace challenges and get out of their comfort zone, becoming a Dad really was a time to heed my own advice. The advice I was given from close friends was to… Continue Reading >

Are your kids getting enough exercise?

Exercise and regular physical activity in children and adolescents is important in promoting lifelong health and well-being. Ensuring your child gets adequate exercise can be done at home and at school.   What are the benefits of exercise? Exercise helps… Continue Reading >

Promoting Positive Fatherhood

Dads often get praised for regular parenting (just a bit patronising!) or they get portrayed as goofy and rather unhelpful – think Peppa’s Daddy Pig! So how can we promote positive fathering and the benefits of fatherhood? Simply acknowledging dads… Continue Reading >

Special Father’s Day Bonding Activity for Kids

Unleash Dad’s creative side this Father’s Day with Bostik’s unique craft projects! Bostik is encouraging families to spend quality time together with fun craft activities to make this Father’s Day unforgettable. For more ideas that stick visit https://www.bostik.com/ideasthatstick/      … Continue Reading >

HEALTHY STARTS AT HOME

By Jane Kilkenny   Early childhood development is a crucial time in our lives as parents.  Understandably we want what is best for our kids.  But we can often be confused by the myriad of information that is available, some… Continue Reading >

Fun Ways to Keep Children Learning During School Holidays

Understandably, it can be difficult for children to remain motivated and engaged with their learning while on holidays. After all, they’ve just spent the past two or three months reading, writing, counting and problem-solving, so it’s only fair that they’re… Continue Reading >

Fixed versus Growth Mindset? Cultivating a growth mindset.

Many high achievers also struggle with a fixed mindset. This article firstly explains what we mean by fixed mindset and growth mindset and then provides some helpful tips for parents for contribute to a growth mindset. What is this mindset… Continue Reading >

Minecraft is Educational

My girls were studying deserts and sustainability at school. One part of their assignment was to create a model and do a speech about how people can live in the desert. One kid created a model from clay with a… Continue Reading >

The Importance of Naps

“Sleep when your Baby Sleeps” Everyone knows this classic tip but we all know that is not possible….. your baby, on the other hand, is programmed to take naps.    A babies daytime sleep and nighttime sleep work hand- in-… Continue Reading >