activities

Activities at Home to Keep Young People Busy – Foster Parents Article

Posted on 26th March 2020 by Beth Owen There are lots of different activities you can do at home with children and young people to help keep them busy. We’ve put some of our favourite ideas below to get you started! Paint some pebbles Get creative and paint some rocks!Why not grab some nice smooth pebbles and some acrylic paint and let your young people get creative! Painting can be a great way to pass some time, and is super…

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Tips for Handling Home Isolation with Kids – Parents Article

Being stuck in quarantine isn’t easy, especially when you have little ones! Mange this period smartly with our Tips for Handling Home Isolation with Kids. We live in strange times. In fact, even our grandparents probably don’t remember a time when the entire planet was completely shut down, except perhaps those who lived in war zones. A time when no one goes to work, no one goes to school, and when we’re all hiding from an invisible enemy – unprecedented…

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Staying Active at Home | A Blog Post – Foster Parents Article

Posted on 20th March 2020 by Beth Owen Sometimes it can be hard to stay active, especially when you’re at home for long periods of time. Usually, you might head to the gym for exercise, or perhaps you attend weekly classes, or prefer to swim. But, during a period where a lot of us are working from home, you may need to tweak your routine slightly. Keeping fit and healthy can encourage you to work better, especially in a completely…

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‘Mum has a boyfriend…’ – broke-single-dad – Single Dad, Parents Article

This one is a mixed bag! strap in, keep up and enjoy! The days between me last seeing the cubs and my weekend had dragged. The Thursday pick-up couldn’t come soon enough. The after-school club collection was the usual long hugs and excited storytelling. The immediacy of filling in the last seven days crammed the next few minutes. Youngest however maintained his usual reserved stance. How was school? ‘Good’ What was your most favourite part? ‘Some of it’ What was…

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Couch to OK… – broke-single-dad – Single Dad, Parents Article

Let me begin with a disclaimer. I’m not what you would call a slouch. I like exercise. I’ve grown up around it and I’m vocal about the benefits of maintaining health and wellbeing through exercise. Recently, I have been a bit of a slouch. In a way, I forgot the golden rule that exercise serves to callous an individual against most of life’s stresses and strains. Instead, I gave in to those stresses and strains. Both exercise and diet suffered.…

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Franken Crafts and Ideas for Halloween – Parents Article

Franken Crafts and Ideas for Halloween With Halloween just days away, the excitement is mounting in homes and classrooms across the land. Keeping the kiddos busy until the big day is the goal of many a parent and educator at this time, and most want to add in a little extra component of skill-building while doing so.  Fine motor skills, cutting skills, measuring skills, activities to engage active imaginations, creative play and science activities abound in our new Pinterest board.…

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11 Best Subscription Boxes for Kids in India for 2019 – Parents Article

Activity Subscription Boxes for Kids are a great way to encourage your child’s creativity and brain development while weaning them off screens. If you’re a modern parent, I am 99% sure that you’re thinking of ways to cut down on your child’s screen time – whether it’s TV, computers, tablets or smart phones. I know, because I’m one among you! There’s no need for me to elaborate on the damage too much screen time is doing to our kids –…

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Sylvan Nation is 1 Year Old – Sylvan Learning Blog – Parents Article

Imagine Winning a Free Year of Sylvan Tutoring (Yes, a WHOLE YEAR) … Or finding educational resources for exactly where you are in your child’s academic journey — from activity booklets and flash cards, up through college planning tools. … Or scoring worksheets, workbooks and flashcards to help your child keep the learning going over the summer. … Or getting exclusive offers on Sylvan tutoring at a location near you. In the last year, more than 22,000 parents across the…

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A Day In The Life with Four Kids – Parenting Twins Article

It’s been a while since I shared a “day in the life” video with you, but I am so glad I took the time to film one this week. I began creating these types of videos way back when I first started dabbling in YouTube as a way to give you a fly-on-the-wall look into our busy life and how I do things with four kids, including twins. Although our twins aren’t crawling around and in diapers like when I…

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Toddler And Kid Trampolines To Wear Children Out – Parents Article

The Ancheer Mini Rebounder oval shape design offers stability and safety and is large enough for two children. Steel spring coils hold the mat to the frame and bungee straps hold the cover to the frame.  It has a UV resistant surface and can be used outdoors or indoors.  The foam covered handlebar has 5 possible height adjustments from 38-45 inches.  Full disclosure we have this rebounder at home and kids enjoy using the bar as a gymnastics bar and…

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