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What to do if your child is sick

COVID-19 – What to do if your child is sick We’re still learning about Coronavirus (COVID-19). Far fewer cases of the virus have been reported in children, and it seems to usually cause a milder infection in them than in adults and older people. But some kids have developed more serious symptoms. Many parents wonder…

COVID-19, Kids and Working From Home

COVID-19, Kids and Working From Home: How to Manage It All The COVID-19 virus-of-the-year has been spreading all across the planet and doing much more widespread damage than any of its nemesis like Swine Flu or Ebola. It’s here to stay, but thankfully, not for long though. During this time, a lot of schools, kindergartens…

5 Tips on helping your child after a traumatic event

5 Tips on helping your child after a traumatic event Traumatic events and natural disasters have a significant impact on all of our lives but with a few easy steps you can be better prepared for these situations. Here is our advice for helping parents help their children overcome the stress, disruption and anxiety created…

The best ever no-cook playdough recipe

The best ever no-cook playdough recipe We’ve been working with children for many years and play dough is the fail safe way to engage and excite little hands and minds! It is a brilliant sensory and fine motor tool that is ridiculously easy to make and SO much better than any of the versions you…

Why children need to play

Why children need to play With increasing emphasis at school on developing academic skills in children at younger and younger ages, what role does pretend play have in early childhood? Is the idea of play merely a throwback to another time when we did not have as much information about how children learn to read…