How to Protect Your Kids from the Sun This Summer

School is over, the sun is out, and temperatures begin to rise. Before your kids race out the door, it’s important to do what you can to protect them from the rays and heat. Here are some of the ins and outs of helping kids keep safe from the sun this summer. Sunblock vs. sunscreen […]

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Protecting your kids from the sun

Mother and Baby having fun on beach

School is over, the sun is out, and temperatures continue to rise. Before your kids race out the door, it’s important to do what you can to protect them from the rays and heat. Here are some of the ins and outs of helping kids keep safe from the sun this summer. Sunblock vs. sunscreen […]

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5 Reasons Why Summer Camp is Great for Kids

Remember making s’more’s over the campfire? Swimming in a lake? Learning something new every day? Summer camp is a wonderful childhood experience. Aside from all the fun, summer camp is a place where kids can develop skills that will help them later in their lives. Here are some of them.   Develop Independence Camp is […]

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5 Reasons Why Kids Should Practice Yoga

Yoga derives from the word “yuj”, meaning “to unite or integrate.” Practising yoga is about finding harmony between mind and body through several breathing techniques and postures, as well as meditation. It is becoming more and more popular in school and after-school programs because of the benefits kids living in a quick-paced world can derive […]

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Positive screen time. Yes, it can be done!

POSITIVE SCREEN TIME. YES, IT CAN BE DONE!

Screen time refers to the amount of time spent on the internet, television, games and other screen technology. The American Academy of Pediatrics has recently released a set of guidelines regarding appropriate use of screen time. Some of these recommendations include that: Children aged between 2 and 5 should be limited to one hour of […]

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How to Organise Your Children’s Toys

It can be tricky to keep toys from taking over every inch of your house when you have kids. Especially because it seems like you spend more time putting them away than they do taking them out. Finding a way to organise toys is not only great for kids but essential for your sanity as […]

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How to Organize Your Kids’ Toys

It can be tricky to keep toys from taking over every inch of your house when you have kids. Especially because it seems like you spend more time putting them away than they do taking them out. Finding a way to organize toys is not only great for kids but essential for your sanity as […]

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BINGO! Grand Final Eurovision Bingo printables here.

BINGO! GRAND FINAL EUROVISION BINGO PRINTABLES HERE.

If you’re anything like me and don’t have much of a social life outside the home (thanks kids!), here is your chance to party like it’s… 2017 Eurovision Grand Final! If you plan to view the live broadcast in the wee early hours of Sunday morning, this is your rare chance to brag about that time […]

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Lessons Everyone Can Learn from Star Wars

LESSONS EVERYONE CAN LEARN FROM STAR WARS

As a parent, it’s impossible not to want our kids to love the things we think are cool. We play them our music, read them our favorite stories and try to get them excited about our geeky obsessions with intergalactic universes, Millennium Falcons, and light sabers. In honor of Star Wars Day (May the Fourth […]

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10 Cool Dads and Their Mini-Me’s

These dads and their mini-me’s have cracked the code to cuteness. Whether it’s for a special occasion or just for fun, these duos know a thing or two about fashion…and life! Here are a couple of adorable fashion ideas from dads and what their creativity has taught us! Know what you want and don’t be […]

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