Helping Children to Make Friends

Every morning I wake up to the same sound: “Friends will be friends! When you’re in need of love they give you care and attention,” – shouting the stereo in my son’s room. As much as I love Queen, I am quite tired of this song. “Tired” doesn’t have enough intensity to describe it… yet [...]

True magic: Wizard School Party for 7-10 year olds

Harry Potter series is both a source of greatest joy and frustration to kids. Joy – understandable: it opens up the amazing magical world, that seems to step right from every kid’s magical dreams. Adventures, magic items, flying… where the frustration comes from? Quite uniquely, every book is perfect for the same age group as [...]

Boy’s 10th birthday party: indoor and outdoor activities

For my son’s 10th year old birthday he was ready to skip an enormous theme party, yet still wanted a head spinning celebration with his best friends, special surprises, memorable games. Mom rose to the challenge. We started with some more common activities, giving kids plenty of time to enjoy what’s the most important in [...]

What’s the deal with science toys? BIG deal! SciFun coupon

Oh, yes, the biggest science toys event of the year is here! Adventures in science are awaiting for all young scientists and huge savings for the parents, teachers and gift givers. Which science kits? All of them! They cover  various fields of interest: chemistry, physics, mechanics, weather, geology, biology, anatomy, astronomy, energy, electronics, botany, forensics, and much [...]

Boy’s 10th birthday party: thrilling for kids and relaxing for parents

Too big for a theme party. Too small just to hang out with friends. Sleepover with some special entertainment? Perfect age. Now, how special? For my special boy – very! Actually, this is the easiest party I’ve ever done. And the most relaxing. Mind you, I am not lounging on the side of the pool [...]

Healthy and yummy after-school snacks

Ye, ye, ye. Healthy choices do not usually look as attractive to kids as the junk food. These snacks might be a creative option for you and your children. We like these creative ideas as a school or after-school snacks. Moms liked them. Hope, children will do, too. Let’s keep the fingers crossed! Mozzarella and [...]