Archives for July 2011

Why Kids Should Travel

Five Reasons Why Travel Experiences are Essential for Young Kids The meaning of “local” is changing. About a century ago, most children grew up with an idea of local that was restricted to their city limits, or the farthest end of Main Street. Today, the whole world is starting to become its own “locality”. It’s […]

Summer Fun with The Kids

Guest post by Liz at Playsmart UK, who install safety surfacing for children’s play areas. There is a wealth of games and activities to enjoy with your children this year- don’t feel daunted by the stretch of school holidays, this is an opportunity to make the most of your time together. There are family days […]

Internet Safety: Your Children and Social Networking Sites

Social media is of course the most well-known of all ways we use the internet and most of us are well acquainted with FaceBook and sometimes other social networking sites. Social media however extends to YouTube, MySpace, Twitter and many other sites that encourage social sharing and interaction. In this article we look at how social […]

Giving Kids Confidence While Growing Up

One of the best things that you can do as a parent is to help your child develop into a healthy, confident adult. As a bonus, it’s also inexpensive to do. Lots of hugs and kisses, compliments on jobs well done and an ear ready to listen won’t cost you a cent. No matter what […]