Every parent views with dread the arrival of the Fall term at the end of the Summer break and it’s no coincidence that the advertisements for head lice treatments start to appear on television around this time. When children congregate together as they do at school, they share more than stories about their summer vacation […]
There are only so many hours you want your kids cooped up indoors on gadgets and electronic devices. It’s really important to get them outside in the sunshine so why not turn your garden or back yard into a wonderful world of adventure? With just a bit of imagination, you can turn ordinary household items […]
Fortunately, the lockdown for the Coronavirus has coincided with spring rather than winter so at least the days are getting longer and brighter and the weather is warming up. This makes it so much easier to spend time out of doors with your kids. Fresh air and exercise make everyone feel better and it will […]
Mosquitoes are mostly active at night so it can be a real nuisance in the house hiding away in curtains and drapes particularly in the bedrooms. Who hasn’t heard that telltale whine as you drift off to sleep? It is possible to open windows and let fresh air in if you also take certain steps […]
If you have ever had to manage the aftermath of itchy mosquito bites on young children then you will know how miserable it can make them, particularly if they have been bitten multiple times. And boy is it challenging to stop them scratching that itch! You want your kids outdoors in the sunshine having fun […]
Apart from the fun of growing, cultivating and harvesting which kids adore, what type of activities can be built into the seasonal learning calendar to help our kids have fun in the garden?