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Positive Parenting – 5 ways to connect and improve sibling relationships

Positive Parenting – 5 ways to connect and improve sibling relationships

Inside: You will pick up 5 simple ways to build sibling relationship and strengthen the bonds with your children. These strategies and activities can be easily incorporated into your daily routines. Read on to learn how to cultivate strong sibling ties!  Hands up if you […]

Positive Parenting Solutions – No punishments! How to connect and guide my preschooler (3 – 5 years)

Positive Parenting Solutions – No punishments! How to connect and guide my preschooler (3 – 5 years)

Inside: How to get your preschooler to cooperate without yelling, time-outs, threats and spanking Your preschooler’s brain is still a work in progress. He is still learning to regulate his emotions, control his impulses and make rational decisions. How to discipline your preschooler without yelling, […]

5 tips to successfully engage your child in play-based learning (Free planning checklist for download!)

5 tips to successfully engage your child in play-based learning (Free planning checklist for download!)

We all know the importance of playing and learning in early childhood education.  Research has also shown plenty of benefits when children play. Through play, children pick up several developmental skills e.g. communication, social skills, cognitive, critical thinking, motor skills… and it fosters creative thinking […]

Positive Parenting Solutions – Move from negative to positive phrases (Free refrigerator sheet included!)

Positive Parenting Solutions – Move from negative to positive phrases (Free refrigerator sheet included!)

[In this post: how to speak so your child will listen! Learn the exact positive phrases to use as you teach your children, gain their cooperation and help them improve their language and communication skills!] You see your child hitting another child, your first words […]

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 […]

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 […]