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5 ways to promote problem-solving skills +  Oribel VertiPlay STEM Marble Run (Review + Video)

5 ways to promote problem-solving skills + Oribel VertiPlay STEM Marble Run (Review + Video)

Problem-solving skills can be developed from young. It is an essential skill to have if you want to prepare your children for jobs of the future. In this post, I will be sharing 5 ways to promote problem-solving with your children. In addition, we had […]

5 Alternatives To Time-out That Actually Work

5 Alternatives To Time-out That Actually Work

Did you know that time-outs can potentially lead to psychological and emotional problems in your children? Research has shown that time-out is ineffective, and does not improve behavior. I will be sharing alternatives to time-out that helps your child calm down, learn to regulate their […]

5 tips when making taste safe, no-cook play dough at home (Homemade play dough recipe with video tutorial!)

5 tips when making taste safe, no-cook play dough at home (Homemade play dough recipe with video tutorial!)

Ever since I learned how to make play dough at home, I no longer purchase play dough from the stores anymore. When my kids played with the homemade playdough I made, I feel assured knowing that the playdough is made from taste-safe ingredients. Even if […]

10 things to say to your child instead of “Stop Crying!”

10 things to say to your child instead of “Stop Crying!”

What’s the first thing you say when your child is crying? I used to yell “Stop crying! No crying! Stop NOW!” Then I realized, not only is yelling not helping the situation, my child is robbed of the opportunities to learn to communicate and regulate […]

11 stress-free ways to encourage children to clean up

11 stress-free ways to encourage children to clean up

It is frustrating when children refuse to clean up their toys and books after playing or reading. Involving your children in the cleaning up helps them to value their possessions, learn about natural consequences, and teaches them to be responsible. Here are some fun ways […]

Easy DIY Pretend Play Ice Cream Shop

Easy DIY Pretend Play Ice Cream Shop

This ice cream shop dramatic pretend play setup is a hit with my children! They love imaginative play and are stoked to have their very own ice cream cart! Which child doesn’t like ice cream? Children will love to role play as an ice cream […]

7 Playroom Essentials to nurture creative and independent learners

7 Playroom Essentials to nurture creative and independent learners

Create the right environment for your children, and they will thrive. An organized space encourages children to play independently. In addition, having the right toys and resources help to nurture creativity and inculcate a sense of responsibility in children. There are way too many ideas […]

5 Tips for easier Tummy Time

5 Tips for easier Tummy Time

We know the benefits of tummy time for our babies: build their muscles, strengthen their core, neck, arms and legs muscles, develop their coordination, reach their physical developmental milestones… but what if your baby HATES tummy time? Does your baby wail each time you put […]

10 must-have books for baby’s first library

10 must-have books for baby’s first library

I read to my children even before they were born. I read to them almost every day and night until today, 5 years later, I am still reading to them. Reading aloud to your babies and young toddlers has plenty of benefits such as stimulating […]