Brown Bear Brown Bear…

Brown Bear Brown Bear What Do You See? I believe literacy starts from the time a baby is born and as a result, I like to stock the little minds of my kids with stories from the time of their birth. When they become mobile and can grab the books, we get into little problems,…

BEST Building Toys

Children with busy minds tend to feel bored or under stimulated, especially on glum and rainy days when they are hoarded up indoors. I have compiled our favorite building toys that help to keep everyone happy, while tapping into their creativity and helping them explore and learn. Magnatiles QuBits Construction Toy   Rainbow Blocks Straws…

3 Tips for Positive Parenting

How many times has your child had a tantrum and you responded by yelling back at them? or you openly voiced your disappointment in their behavior by shrieking/grunting/public disapproval? I’m not perfect by any means, and unfortunately; while infrequent, the above happens here too. Here are 3 tips that can help you in the process…

Parenting Resolutions | New Year

I’m not a fan of New Years Resolutions because I am a firm believer that the longer we wait for something to go into effect, it loses momentum and fails….as a result, I try to reflect instead on a bi-monthly basis about where I am and where my goals are aligning. One of the things…

Positive Reinforcement| Offering Rewards

In our home, I have found that the best way to derive desired or favorable behavior is by offering rewards. Wait, no i don’t necessarily mean a toy or another material object. I have found a variety of rewards are key to keeping children motivated over a long period of time. They are especially effective…