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5 tips for managing screen time

5 Top Tips To Manage Screen Time

How do you feel when someone brings up the topic of screen time? Do you automatically squirm? Is it fear of judgement or a feeling of guilt? There are just some parenting topics which you automatically wish you weren’t part of. The subject of screen time is one which floats

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Creating Healthy Habits Early

Four in five 11 to 17-year-olds across the world are not getting a sufficient amount of exercise, according to the World Health Organisations recent study which analyzes “global trends of insufficient physical activity among adolescents.”  The study shows a global epidemic which urges immediate action. The WHO says children’s health

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sensory play for children

The Importance of Sensory Play for Kids

Have you ever brought a new toy for your child only to end up feeling slightly deflated but amused when they are more intrigued by the box or the paper you wrapped it in? Sometimes look at them thinking you’ll just wrap up an old toy next time or fill

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How to Encourage Kids to Be More Active

In an age where tv, computers, tablets and mobile phones are becoming the norm for entertainment it is easy to see why children are becoming more inactive day to day and why as parents we need to keep on top of it by encouraging sports and activities away from the

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school holidays

The Pros of School Holidays (and the cons)

That time has come again and whether you love it or loathe it there are some pros to school holidays that may make you think about the term break a little differently – not only benefiting kids but you too. Yes, the mess that comes along with it is at

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school holidays

School Holiday Boredom Busters

School Holiday Boredom Busters It’s week 1 of the school holidays, yet somehow it feels like week 100. Sibling fights have reached new lows, parental bribery is at 500% of normal term-time levels and “I’m bored” is the soundtrack of the holidays. So how can you turn the cycle of

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birthday party for kids

Kids Parties Planning Made Easy With Chipmunks!

Kids parties planning is a nightmare for working parents. Your child’s birthday should be a very special event, and yet you are too overwhelmed with preparations to even get to enjoy it a little? Not good. Fortunately there is a stress-free, affordable option that may see to solving the issue.

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