Why is exercise important for kids?

Physical activity in children is important for a wide variety of reasons. It helps to reduce overweight and obesity increases strength in muscles and bones and can even improve concentration at school. Exercise is a vital component of any child’s… Continue Reading >

It’s Important to Foster Independence

A new Netflix reality show called “Old Enough” has been sparking a spirited debate around the world about parenting and how we develop independence in our children. The show that depicts Japanese children, some as young as 2, taking their… Continue Reading >

Make Mindful Magic this Christmas with The Little Potion Co

Ah, the magic of Christmas! With the enchantment of twinkling lights, festive decorations, and an atmosphere filled with delightful scents from freshly cut pine to the warm spices of baking, Christmas truly is the most wonderful time of the year…. Continue Reading >

Storytelling Through Photography: The Role Of Family Portraits In Child Development

For many years, photography has become an invaluable art of capturing moments in time. It’s a powerful way for people to tell stories, preserve certain memories, and communicate emotions. It also helps people and families to be reminded of their… Continue Reading >

Top 10 reasons you should get your toddler in a garden

By Flavia Fayet-Moore and Sinead Storch from www.foodiscool.com    Who are our toddlers and preschoolers in 2022? Let us introduce you to Gen Alpha. Born in 2010 or later, they are the Millennials’ children and the first generation who will be… Continue Reading >

Why Extra Curricular Activities are Great for Children

Soccer, tennis, music classes the list is endless. There are so many amazing activities that children can do after school. The smiles on children’s faces when they leave school to go to an activity demonstrates why these activities are so… Continue Reading >

4 Ways to Empower Your Child

  Give your child choices– Who does not like to have choices? Right? You can begin the process of decision making at a very early age. I always encourage parents to select several items that they find appropriate, and then… Continue Reading >

The 7 False Promises We Tell Our Children

by Dr. Scott Zarcinas   Of all the things that have the greatest impact on your child’s success in life, the value they place upon themselves and what they do—their self-worth—is without doubt one of the most important. Successful people… Continue Reading >

How to Develop Happiness: A Checklist

Research suggests that “Happiness” is a learned skill and as such, we are all capable of achieving it. Regardless of age, sex/gender, financial or relationship status, there are things we can do to increase our happiness and to release those… Continue Reading >

The importance of sports for children

By Portia Gunn, Youthrive Occupational Therapist   Did you know that children and young people should be getting at least one hour of moderate to vigorous-intensity physical activity every day? Sports has many benefits to a child’s development. By playing sports,… Continue Reading >