5 ideas to help family gatherings

2nd Feb 2017

Here are five ideas to help family gatherings become more enjoyable for everyone.   1 Encourage Interaction with Grandma and Grandad The bond between children and grandparents is a very special one. And family gatherings are great time to nurture […]

5 Tips to Get Kids to Believe in Santa

2nd Feb 2017

5 Tips to Get Kids to Believe in Santa Claus Again Here’s 5 inventive (and fun!) ways to help children believe in Santa Claus again. You can recreate the Christmas magic! Oh dear, it’s happened – someone has let the […]

Family Stress And Child’s Temper

24th Jan 2017

Family Stress And Child’s Temper Extremes Contribute To Anxiety And Depression In Children *Georgia Pavlopoulou (Ph.D c. in Psychology)has selected interesting pieces of research for all parents /carers from Science Direct. She has also selected some powerful exercises on mindfulness […]

A way to never forgetting a name

21st Jan 2017

In the early 1990s Mark Channon was working at a London bar, when a friend taught him a technique to remember names. At the time, Channon, who was an aspiring actor, could remember lines for a performance, but had a […]

How to sleep on a long-haul flight

21st Jan 2017

How to sleep on a long-haul flight 1. Opt to fly on a Boeing 787 if possible. It uses higher air pressure to boost the levels of oxygen in your bloodstream, improving comfort. 2. Organise a busy day before the […]

Top 5 Christmas Films

15th Dec 2016

Top 5 Christmas Films Christmas tales don’t always have to be read from a book, here are some of our favourite films to share with your children during this festive period 1 Elf The story of Buddy, played by Will […]

5 Health Benefits of Playing Outside

23rd Nov 2016

There are many reasons kids should play outside, from expressing creativity to running freely to making messes without worrying about dirtying the house. In addition to these fun reasons, there are also many health benefits that make outdoor play great […]

101 Indoor Activities for Kids

23rd Nov 2016

It’s easy for parents, nannies and kids to get cabin fever when stuck inside all day. Plan some indoor games and activities to help make the time fly by when you’re cooped up. Indoor activities don’t have to be boring […]

Playing Alone

23rd Nov 2016

Something has happened in my household recently, a change One that I’m not totally sure I like. I also suspect that it’s happening in many, many households with children, these days. It’s the strange, unfamiliar, almost unnerving sound of… silence. […]

Outdoor Toys: Safety

20th Nov 2016

There is nothing that compares to the sight of children playing in the great outdoors except, of course, children playing safely in the great outdoors. Parks, playgrounds, and backyards around the world are filled with a multitude of outdoor toys—playhouses, […]