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Monthly Archive: March, 2013

Need Some Parenting Inspiration: Look No Further Than Jurassic Park’s Dr. Alan Grant

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When describing the character of Alan Grant, what springs to mind? He is without doubt a respected Palaeontologist, a self-confessed technophobe and most definitely a dedicated hat-wearer. But what about a father figure?… Continue reading

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Are Boys Harder To Raise Than Girls?

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According to a recent survey, baby boys are harder work for their mums than baby girls. In the past, mums who had boys died earlier than mums who had girls. The reasons for… Continue reading

No More Room On The Fridge? What To Do With Your Child’s Artwork

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Your child is an absolutely prolific art fanatic. They spend hours every day sitting at the kitchen table happily immersed in drawing spaceships, unicorns, monsters, spiders and goofy portraits of you. They come… Continue reading

Easter Basket Ideas For Teens

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Easter may typically be considered a holiday for kids, especially when taking into account egg hunts and the Easter Bunny. However, no matter how little they might show it, teens enjoy a bit… Continue reading

4 Crafty Activities For Dads And Kids

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It can sometimes be hard to find really good artistic activities that both kids and their dads will enjoy. Spending time together engaging in different forms of craft is an important part of… Continue reading

Making Your Teen’s First Car A Good Experience

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Every teenager looks forward to his first car.  Purchasing, owning, and driving the car can be a battle, a disappointment, or a great experience.  The approach the parent takes can make the difference. Communication… Continue reading

How To Organize An Easter Egg Hunt

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Easter egg hunts are fabulous fun for children over the festive period. You can always attend a local event with your kids but there is nothing like the thrill of organizing your own… Continue reading

6 Things Your Kids Can Learn From Their Grandparents

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As children, our grandparents are often our favorite relatives. Grandparents can be fun and kind, and they can teach their grandchildren so much. Here are just some of the things your kids can… Continue reading

How To Show Unconditional Love To Your Kids

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You love your kids unconditionally, but do they know it? On some level they do, but you need to demonstrate your unconditional love for them whenever you can. Here’s how you can show… Continue reading

5 Big Ways Kids Act Out Against Their Stepparents

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Being a stepparent of a child or multiple children can seem overwhelming, especially if you are unable to instantly connect and openly communicate with them. Children act out against stepparents as a way… Continue reading

5 Big Problems You Must Deal With When Babysitting A Child

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When you start babysitting you might not think it’s a big deal. You think all that is required is sitting with them until you put them to bed then it’s a case of… Continue reading

Cheap And Easy: DIY Koolaid Colored Easter Eggs

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It’s time to prepare for the yearly Easter egg hunt. Whether it’s in the backyard, or a community event, this holiday just isn’t the same without hand decorated eggs! With a few packs… Continue reading

4 Ways To Help You Not ‘Lose It’ With Your Kids

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Being a parent can be one of life’s greatest blessings. You are responsible for a young life, and you will never know unconditional love until you become a parent. But along with all… Continue reading

Senia’s Science Project: Which Vegetable Produces The Most Methane Gas When It Rots?

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Me and a few of my classmates worked on a science project to find out if lettuce, potatoes, or carrots produce the most methane gas when rotting. The winner is potatoes! They are… Continue reading

Best Apps For Moms To Teach And Entertain Their Kids

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The 90’s: Toddlers roamed around with chalks and slates and blocks a plenty. Let’s fast forward to 2013: A one year old knows how to click a picture from his mum’s iPhone and… Continue reading

5 Amazing (and Surprising) Uses of Balloons

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Balloons normally conjure up an image of children’s parties, where these colorful air-filled rubbery delights provide entertainment and hours of fun for kids. And adults too, of course, as balloons are often used… Continue reading

Miley Cyrus Twerks in a Unicorn Suit

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Why Do All Teenagers Want To Be In A Band?

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Growing up, most teenagers, and definitely teenage boys, usually want to be one of two things.  Their early dreams are dominated by thoughts of becoming a global sporting icon, or being in a… Continue reading

Art: Senia Welcomes Spring

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Why Martial Arts Is Beneficial To Kids With ADHD

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Martial arts can teach us many practical things such as discipline, teamwork, self confidence and humility. It can also help us learn plenty of cool yet impractical stuff such as flying roundhouse kicks.… Continue reading