activities

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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Be Kind and Feel Better, Research Shows • Science of Parenting • Iowa State University Extension and Outreach – Parents Article

Doug Gentile I wanted to take the opportunity here in our blog to share research by our very own Science of Parenting co-founder, Douglas Gentile. Gentile was instrumental in launching ISU Extension and Outreach’s Science of Parenting. In 2011 Science of Parenting began with audio podcasts and a blog, and we have now grown to a one-stop, online source for trustworthy research on popular parenting topics. Gentile and his team recently published in the Journal of Happiness Studies.   Kindness…

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Family Connections & History • Science of Parenting • Iowa State University Extension and Outreach – Parents Article

Last week, I gave you some hobbies and activities to try in order to celebrate your family and create #greatchildhoods. Want to dig a little deeper? The next step beyond immediate family activities is family connections and family history. These are the ideas that will help parents connect their children to those who came before them and helped to pave the way. Remembering, celebrating, and reflecting on history is a great way to bond with one another across generations! Ideas…

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Hobbies & Activities • Science of Parenting • Iowa State University Extension and Outreach – Parents Article

April is national Child Abuse Prevention Month. The national organization Prevent Child Abuse (PCA) America’s theme this year is “Do more of what you love to create #greatchildhoods,” which I LOVE. It embraces the idea of finding a passion – or finding things you enjoy doing – and using them to spend quality time as a family. In a recent office cleanout, I happened upon a couple of folders with information from 2000-2002. I think the universe pulled me to…

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Egg-cellent Egg Art – Foster Parents Article

Egg-cellent Easter Art Our fantastic young people here at Foster Care Solutions got involved in our Egg Competition, first prize has gone to the EGGcellent “I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here!” design, and we also have three EGGstremely good runners up! (sorry about the terrible puns…)   This is only a snippet of a Foster Parents Article written by Alice Turbine Read Full Parenting Article

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13 Egg-cellent Easter Activities For The Kids – Foster Parents Article

 With the Easter half term approaching (as well as the promise of that long weekend), you may be in need of some fun activities to keep the little ones entertained. Luckily, we have come up with 13 egg-cellent ideas of things to do and places to go in your area! The Great Outdoors 1. Hall Hill Farm, Durham, is holding an exciting Lambing Live open Day on the 28th of March! From 10:30 am till late, you can watch as…

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