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Summer Stargazing

Family Summer

Summer Stargazing

To infinity and beyond! Kids (and adults too) have always been fascinated by the mysteries and science of space. So why not take advantage of the warm summer temperatures and spend an evening stargazing with your little ones this summer? Here are some tips for making the most of this fun family activity: Check your local weather forecast and try to pick an evening that is as clear as possible. Nothing rains on a stargazing parade as much as, well, rain. Or overcast skies. Try to find a spot with as little artificial lights as possible. Sometimes our backyards can be...

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Family Traditions for the Last Day of School

Family Summer

Family Traditions for the Last Day of School

As you've seen in many of our other blog posts, I truly believe that creating family traditions (no matter how big or small) is so important for little ones as they grow up. There are so many occasions throughout the year to adopt a family tradition, one of them being the last day of school! Does your family have something specific that you do together to celebrate the start of summer holidays? If not, here are 5 suggestions to get your creative juices flowing:

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7 Confidence Building Strategies

Family Parenting

7 Confidence Building Strategies

In order for a child to be happy and feel secure, they need a healthy self-esteem and self-confidence. This will allow for better learning and more success, as well as a good attitude about trying new things. But building confidence is more than just heaping praise over your child. Here are some tips:

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Our 5 Favourite Christmas Books

Christmas Family

Our 5 Favourite Christmas Books

One such tradition is reading Christmas stories, and we sourced our customers and staff to carefully choose our 5 favourites.

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Kindness Advent Calendar

Christmas Family Parenting

Kindness Advent Calendar

A different twist on the Advent calendar that I love, is the Kindness Advent Calendar. This can be used alongside their traditional Advent calendar and encourages us to do small acts of kindness every day. To save you time, we have created a calendar with a different act of kindness each day leading up to Christmas.

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