Cutting: Not Just a Trend for Emo Kids

Can’t stand Morressy, but still find yourself drawn to the shiny edge of a razor-blade? Never fear, you’re not alone. Despite the alarmist news reports, cutting is not some cultural crisis on the brink of overtaking the next generation. Sure, a moody teenager is more likely to show off an artful armful of scabs or…

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Senia Interviews Childrens Book Author Robyn Opie Parnell

Where do you get inspiration for your books? I get inspiration for my books from my life and experiences. The inspiration for my book The Pony Game came from playing with my dog as a child. My novel Backstage Betrayal deals with a fear of mine. Our Secret Place is based on a real experience that happened to a friend…

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The Evolution of the Teddy Bear

Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt The name Teddy Bear originates from former US president Theodore Roosevelt whose nickname was Teddy. In 1902 Roosevelt was on a hunting trip in Mississippi. Several of his colleagues had already successfully tracked and killed American black bears and proceeded to corner and restrain a bear suggesting that Roosevelt then shoot it.…

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5 Tips for Removing Stains from Children’s Clothing

If there ever were clothing that was susceptible to staining and needed all the care and attention possible to ensure its longevity it was children’s clothing. Clothing from companies such as Bobo Choses children’s clothing requires great care and love to remove stains. However, there are a number of simple tips that will increase your…

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Fun Science for Kids – Electricity

Children are enthralled to conduct science experiments, such as those that demonstrate how electricity works. As long as the materials are safe to handle and activities are performed with adult supervision, experiments can be both entertaining and educational for kids.  Learning first-hand about the properties of electricity will thrill and teach kids in enjoyable and…

Best Disney Films To Watch With Your Kids

Watching a film with your offspring can be a great way for both you and your child to unwind, enjoy yourselves and of course bond. Obviously you will want to fill your child’s day with plenty of exciting (and tiring) activities, but there will always come a time where you both just need a few…