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4 May · Bibi · No Comments

How to Teach Your Kids About Cultural Awareness and Diversity

Photo credit: maxpixel.freegreatpicture.com It goes without saying that the world is incredibly diverse and increasingly interconnected. While we adults have the tools to understand and adapt to the differences around us, our kids are still learning. They might see someone that looks different and ask you (maybe loudly) why they look like that. This is …

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27 Apr · Bibi · No Comments

Fun Mother-Child Date Ideas for Mother’s Day

Photo credit: maxpixel.freegreatpicture.com   Mother’s Day is coming up on Sunday May 14th, and what better day to celebrate (other than a spa day, of course) than a fun “date” with your kids?   From catching a play to sneaking out of the house for breakfast, there are plenty of options. And the good news …

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20 Apr · Bibi · No Comments

3 Artistic Play Date Ideas for Preschoolers

Photo credit: AngryJulieMonday on Flickr     Arts and crafts are a great way to keep your children entertained, build their creativity, and boost their motor and problem-solving skills. They’re fun for kids when they’re working on them alone or with mom and dad, but they’re especially enjoyable when they get to do them with …

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6 Apr · Bibi · No Comments

Family Road Trips: How to Prepare, Entertain Your Toddler, and Maintain Your Sanity

Photo credit: State Farm on Flickr The good news is that if you’re reading this, you’re still alive—which means you may already have survived a road trip with your toddler. Unfortunately, you may have to partake in one of these adventures again in the future. To ensure that everyone makes it to your destination in …

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23 Mar · Bibi · No Comments

How Music Training Can Increase Kids’ Social and Emotional Skills

Image credit: commons.wikimedia.org   Music training has been shown to help children’s brains develop faster, boost their IQ, enhance their spatial-temporal skills, and more. But that’s not all music education can do: it also has an effect on children’s social and emotional skills. Here are a few ways music training can benefit your child socially …

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22 Mar · Bibi · No Comments

7 Indoor and Outdoor Exercises to Do with Your Kids

  Photo credit: marthastewart.com Spring officially arrives at 6:28am EST on Monday March, 20th! What better way to shake off the winter than to get moving in some fun ways? Here are seven activities and games that are fun and healthy for the whole family.   Obstacle course   Plot out a course inside or …

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9 Mar · Bibi · No Comments

5 Tips and Tricks for Preparing Your Kids’ Lunches

Photo credit: Rubbermaid Products/Flickr Between waking your children up, getting them dressed, and making breakfast—not to mention getting ready yourself—most moms have pretty hectic mornings. Many of us also have to make our kids lunch, which takes time—time that could be better spent (calmly) making sure our kids have everything they need for school, or, …

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6 Mar · Bibi · No Comments

5 Easy St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids

Photo credit: pixabay.com Believe it or not, St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner! Celebrate the holiday with your kids by making some fun, simple crafts. From 3D shamrock ornaments to fingerprint rainbows, there is something for every child to enjoy. Leprechaun footprints Photo credit: kinderart.com Age: 4–6 Materials: Green crayons Crayons of other …

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25 Feb · Bibi · No Comments

Posting about Your Kids on Social Media: Dos and Don’ts

If you have young children, it’s likely that you also have social media; it’s also likely that you’ve confronted the question of how much to share about your kids online. Should you share funny or embarrassing stories? Is it a good idea to post pictures? And if so, which ones? While the answers to these …

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20 Feb · Bibi · No Comments

Sweet Parent-Child Date Ideas

CC Image Courtesy of Rob Briscoe on Flickr Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate love, and while the holiday is usually spent with a romantic partner, it’s also a great excuse to show your kids how much you love them. Cards and candy are always appreciated, but why not take your child on a …

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