Tag Archives: kids

Exploring Nature Safely: Gardening Tips With Kids

Kids gardening plant

Teaching kids gardening has much more than nutritional benefits. It also helps promote family bonding and teaches children about different plants. Alicia Beltran, a research dietitian at the USDA/ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center at Baylor, shares that teaching gardening to kids offers a comprehensive experience. It enables them to bond …

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Why ‘Soft Skills’ Are Today’s Key Skills

Key Skills

With the world facing an uncertain future of work, there’s a question on many parents’ minds: “Is my child actually learning the skills they need for the 21st Century?”  AI models are increasingly taking over a wide range of routine tasks and vast resources of facts and know-how are now available …

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Why Android Devices Are Safer For Kids

Teen girl selfie

The debates about whether children should own smartphones, and if so, at what age, have become a very modern parenting dilemma.  There are no ‘right or wrong’ answers to these ‘Big Questions’ about kids and smartphones.  The near-universal uptake of smartphones for children, at increasingly younger ages, is a clear …

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Child Allergies: 5 Types And Treatment Options

Child with allergy

What is an allergy? An allergy refers to how the immune system reacts to foreign matter entering the body, such as pet dander, bee venom, or pollen. It also occurs when food that’s customarily eaten causes a reaction. The immune system creates and releases substances called antibodies. If you have …

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Benefits Of Card And Number-play For Kids

Kids playing cards

It would be challenging, if not entirely impossible to find someone that has never played a card-game.  Card playing appears to be one of the oldest and most traditional pastime activities for all ages. They have not only proven to improve motor and cognitive skills in children, but also encourage …

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Peachy Tips For Easy, Healthy Lunchboxes

Peachy lunchbox

Getting back into the school routine doesn’t have to be painful.  With some basic planning and organising habits, you can beat the weekday morning blues and get the kids off to school with a smile and a wave.  If you do just one thing this year to make the kid’s …

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A Safety Guide To Giving Your Child A First Phone

Child's first phone

Getting a first smartphone has become the major milestone of modern childhood, and many families are starting off the year with a new connected user in their midst.  Children are getting phones younger than ever, and parents need to be well-prepared.  Much like a teen getting their first car, the …

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