Planting with kids. Astounding bouquet of sciences you can dig in.

I can hardly find another activity that packs so much education and so much excitement for kids, as… gardening. Astronomy, geography, botany, geology, zoology, math are at our disposal… as well as playing and digging in the mud, watering and actually doing something “real”! My kids find it as much fun as cooking, but I [...]

5 things I wish I never said to my kids

“I was a wonderful parent before I had children.” I think that Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish said this about me. When my first baby was born, I was devouring everything ever written under the sun, that was related to raising happy children, using positive discipline, letting them enjoy the special gift of early education [...]

Cutest Mother’s Day gift that kids will love to make

Mother’s day is one of the prettiest holidays: everything is blooming, the weather is finally getting nice and warm, and all the most beautiful crafts we get to do through the entire year – are not only for us to try, but also perfectly recyclable as mothers’, grandma’s, aunt’s, cousin’s birthday gifts… or just a [...]

Stop doing your kids’ homework and overloading them with activities! Or don’t?

Leisurely opening my Facebook page this morning I get startled by the screaming title of the first post: “Stop doing your kids’ homework!” The burst of fiery energy is just sweeping all the leisureness of this morning away, as I drawn in deeper into the article… You’ve seen it, I am sure. You definitely seen [...]

Learning to Read: Secrets of Success

“Teaching kids to read” is the hottest, most painful and anxiety producing question in parent’s discussions. Will the teacher do it? Preschool? Kindergarten? School? Phonics? Whole words? Montessori? Kumon? Natural reading? Reading-video games? Weird-looking reading animals at the annoyingly squeaky educational websites? Internet, social media, instead of offering a wealth of help, are adding a [...]

Spring cleanup sale on garden toys – 15% off coupon MyGarden

Cleanup time! Spring time! Outdoor play time! Gear up your little helpers for spring clean up! All garden tools for children are 15% off now with the coupon MyGarden. Don’t wait, shop for garden toys today! With the Kids Garden Tools even the youngest children will love to plant flowers, care about a vegetable garden, [...]