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The best Games for Kids

January 21, 2018

A Parent’s Choices for Appropriate Games for Children In today’s world, a parent is frequently faced with the difficulty of keeping their children safe from over-exposure to the adult world. Violence, sex and drug use have been glamorized on television, in movies, across the Internet, and infiltrating video game systems which are very popular with […]

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Perfect Snow Day for Children

January 20, 2018

So you are stuck at home with all the kids, as the school closed for a snow day.  If you are smart, you already have hot chocolate mix in the pantry. Remember snow days, when you were a child? What more information do you need, to keep the children occupied and happy?  Go back and […]

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What to do with Childrens Artwork

January 20, 2018

Are your children always doodling, designing, painting and pasting? If so, you have the parenting challenge known as “artwork overload.” Just what does a dedicated parent do with all those mini-masterpieces, anyway? Right now your fridge is covered with so many collages you’re having trouble finding the door handle. What’s the solution? Showcase your children’s […]

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Creative Dress up Clothes for Children

January 20, 2018

I have spent a lot of time and money building up toy collections for my four sons. But the area in their toy closet that they return to day after day is their dress up corner! Boys and girls love to play dress-up. It is a fabulous way for them to explore the often frightening […]

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Snow Day Activities for Kids to Enjoy

January 20, 2018

During the winter months kids dream of those wonderful, random days, when they can cast all their worries aside, throw caution to the wind, break free, and have a good time. Yes, that’s right, were talking snow days! The absolute best thing kids can do on a snow day is get outside in the snow, […]

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Good old Fashioned Fun for Kids Activities that don’t Involve TV or a Computer

January 20, 2018

Excessive TV viewing makes people lazy. I’m not saying that all television content is bad, PBS has some great educational programs. I’m talking about the nearly 30 hours a week the average child watches television. All those hours wasted in a passive activity that does little to stimulate creativity or imagination. Need more incentive? Check […]

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Self Directed Play

January 20, 2018

All children need to play. It’s through play that they learn about the world around them. Self directed play takes place when children are in charge. It is play freely chosen by the child who chooses how and why to do it. Sometimes called unstructured or free play, it can take place alone or with […]

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Schools out School Holiday March Break Surviving Holidays with Kids Teenagers Home from Univers

January 20, 2018

We’ve been empty nesters for six months. Both our children went off to university last fall. Things changed drastically around our house. Dinner, which had always been my favourite time of day, grew suddenly quiet. Uncomfortable with the silence, my husband said, “I’ve got an idea, lets eat at TV tables and watch the news.” […]

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Good old Fashioned Fun for Kids Activities that don’t Involve TV or a Computer

January 20, 2018

We all know the statistics, the health risks, the crisis “America’s children are overweight, leading to (fill in appropriate problem)”“Kid’s today don’t appreciate/aren’t as capable/don’t understand (fill in appropriate complaint)” How could we possibly miss the bombardment of expert’s advice on perfect diets, wonder drugs, and a plethora of other things that will right what […]

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Ways to get your Child to Spend Time outside

January 20, 2018

Outdoor activities for kids are bountiful. Finding easy ways to get your child to spend time outdoors can sometimes present a problem. They open the back door, see the whole outdoors staring back at them and want to stay inside. However, there are ways to gently nudge them out the door. Remember: if it’s good […]

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