How to make the most of your kids’ summer vacation

How to make the most of your kids’ summer vacation

Summer is the perfect time for fun and new adventures with your family. Your kids’ summer vacation should have an excellent balance of family time, fun, relaxation, and new adventures. Here’s how to make the most of the two months of school-free time: Keep Weaving in Some Education Summer learning loss is a real thing. If your child’s brain isn’t stimulated and learning new things over the summer, there’s a good chance she’ll forget some of what she’s already learned and will start the new school year a step behind. It’s crucial to keep your kids ahead of the game and ready for the start of school by continuing their education over the summer. The good news is that you can do this in fun ways to avoid moans and groans when you mention anything about learning. Take your kids to a hands-on children’s museum or out to explore wildlife and plantlife in the woods behind your home. Let them create a daily journal full of their summer...
How to talk to your children about drugs?

How to talk to your children about drugs?

If I say children don’t abuse drugs, it would be a white lie! For parents, it’s really hard to believe or accept that their preteens could be using drugs underage. But, we’ve some stats that’ll put you on alert. A 2015 report revealed that over 8% of 8th grader reported using bootleg drugs. Marijuana, as well as readily available inhalants and over-the-counter drugs, are popular among middle schoolers. Surprising, but true! Concerned? You must be! The best news! Research shows that children who frequently hear from their parents about the risks associated with drugs are less likely to use them. It suggests you should immediately initiate a drug talk with your children, possibly, before they start with preschool. Here’s how to begin: Discuss The Risks In Age-Appropriate Language Don’t enounce hard-to-understand names of drugs before your little ones. Instead, focus on common things children already know. Point out how drugs hurt our...
5 awesome ways to create the perfect sleeping ambience for your toddler

5 awesome ways to create the perfect sleeping ambience for your toddler

As a mother, getting your toddler to bed can be the most tiring task. They whine, try causing delays by making unnecessary trips to the bathroom and will do absolutely anything to avoid going to bed. If you’re finding it impossible to get your child into a good routine, this means that your strategy is ineffective and you probably should be looking for alternatives. To begin with take note of your child’s sleep environment. It has been noticed that your physical environment has significant amount of influence on your mind and body in the night. Following are some tips to keep surroundings good and let your kid enjoy sound sleep: Sleep Audit It is important to track your kid’s sleeping time in the entire day. This is very much essential if you note that your toddler is facing problem in going to bed. You can use traditional old or modern tricks to trace timings, it completely depends on you. Before you carry out this analysis, search...

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