What does my child need to know before entering the kindergarten?

Every child is unique and learns at his/her own pace. However, most educational experts agree that some certain skills are essential to prepare for kindergarten, do well at school and develop knowledge further. What are the skills and concepts that children should know before entering kindergarten? How to assess if your child is ready for school? Our [...]

Get ready for summer with 15% off on all Outdoor Toys

Get your kids ready for summer days! Summer sport, beach sand building, splashing in a kiddie pool, sidewalk fun with siblings, or active games with friends – there are so many things to do outdoors! Save 15% on ALL Outdoor Toys with the coupon code Outdoor15. Jump with joy with the greatest selection of balls [...]

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 [...]