Scientists have been advocating the use of learning toys to aid children learn better for several decades now. In the recent years, technology has aided in the creation of whole new ranges of learning toys, and teachers and parents have been lapping them up. Schools have started using these aids as a part of mainstream teaching, and parents are ensuring that every other toy they buy for their child has some learning associated with it. Yes, dolls and cars are still the most popular toys being bought, but the rest of the list is being made up with intelligent toys that are helping the child learn better.
Kids need the right direction in life and reading books is an excellent idea. With the launch of 'I Believe In The Power Of You', parents all over the world will be encouraged to have their children listen to this inspiring audiobook.
As parents and educators, we constantly strive to prepare our children for life beyond the classroom. To prepare our children for global success, Arborland Montessori Children's Academy is excited to announce the grand opening of a Dual Language program in Mandarin and English and another new Dual Language program in Spanish and English.
Helen H. Wu is pleased to announce the launch of her Kickstarter Crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for the publication of her original children's picture book collection, Marcus The Monkey, which includes 4 illustrated stories. The campaign was launched on Monday the 27th July and is already generating great interest in the children's publishing field.
Our Family Fun Night, a website for interesting and wholesome activities for families, will feature "Cookie Craft Day," an event hosted by Scott Tucker. The community center kitchen class event is designed to bring families together to create delicious and healthy treats.
Simple Sam is a picky eater, because as he explains, he likes his food "plain, no spice, no sweet." One night, Sam's simple palette is put to the test when his parents take him to eat at a new restaurant. Sam soon finds that he doesn't recognize anything on the menu. What's a picky eater to do? Find out in the new book Simple Sam Eats...What??! now available from author Steve Bromberg, known to readers as "Mr. B."
Juju's Big Surprise, created by MindStir Media author Tanja Huston, has recently been launched. The author was inspired to write this book about a fun, smart and energetic character after her battle with breast cancer. At 24 pages, this hardcover children's picture book is a quick and entertaining read for children of ages 6-8.
The society of today is a lot more demanding then it was a few years ago. Even though Australia is a safe country to live in and there be rare cases of criminal offenses against peaceful citizens, one can never be too sure when a convict attacks and causes irreparable damage. Children in Brisbane must be able to defend themselves against people may physically harm them. Regardless of whether the threat comes from a school bully or a criminal with a gun, children must be able to know how to keep their mind alert and to neutralize the threat by safest means possible.
Since a new school year has started, many parents have also started looking for after school activities for kids that provide kids a safe, nurturing and educational environment for kids that supplement a child's development needs while providing fun and enjoyment at the same time. This might seem like a tall order to fill but many after school activities for kids such as the one provided by Focus Martial Arts Brisbane, are providing just the services parent need. Focus Martial Arts most recent article shares the best after school activities program in Brisbane selection tips.
The selection of the Karate Academy plays an important role in how well a child learns and responds to the teachings. It is the job of a Karate Academy to provide a supportive and nurturing environment so that children thrive, learn and develop under the watchful guidance of their Karate Teacher. Focus Martial Arts Brisbane Karate Centre has recently published an informative article to educate readers about the various factors they must consider before choosing a Karate academy for their kids.
Focus Martial Arts Brisbane offers martial arts training for school going kids. Parents in Brisbane's suburbs are very happy with their kids going to Focus Martial Arts for karate, taekwondo, self defense and karate training and education. There is a certain discipline and sense of security attached when children of young age learn about defending themselves against potential offenders.
Popular and inspirational kids yoga books and cards by Boston-based Kids Yoga Stories is becoming an international success. The company is happy to announce that their most popular book Sophia's Jungle Adventure is now available in six languages, with more translations planned for the future.
Certus Technologies, the company behind eKAVACH, India most advanced digital parenting application, has recently ramped up its Digital Parenting blogging platform about internet and child safety. Apart from the in house content team, eKAVACH has now engaged a group of emerging parent bloggers to educate parents for embracing suitable technological means and educate children about responsible behavior in their digital journey. The aim of eKAVACH parenting platform is to help parents to overcome the digital divide between offline parents and their digital natives. The blog's mission is to provide framework for parents in describing and clarifying digital world issues which revolves around parental controls, internet safety, safe browsing, cyber bullying, internet and gaming addiction and provide parents with latest news, views and articles which can help them be more informed and connected digital parents.
Eileen Turay is launching her new blog page called Liv&Leen dedicated to parents who aim to raise healthy, happy, and intelligent children. Eileen has a Masters in counseling and she is a passionate professional focused on helping other people with her amazing insights on how to raise intelligent and happy children.
Smartnanny® is the world's first intelligent solution designed to simulate the work of a real nanny and help families take the best possible care of their infants. This baby care personal assistant can help new families with babies who cry excessively to improve their infant care. Now, the creator of Smartnanny® has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for the production of this useful and unique product.
As a Montessori school in Little Falls, NJ, Monarch Montessori is a school and daycare for children between six weeks and six years of age that follows the guidelines of the Montessori Philosophy. This philosophy of learning focuses on cultivating respect for each child's unique capabilities, allowing for freedom within limits, and creating an environment specially designed to meet children's needs. Part of this equation involves multi-age classrooms to promote peer learning, which allows children to learn at their own pace while older kids become teachers and mentors.
With social media, games, movies, cell phones, reality tv and other distractions, raising kids in today's times is challenging for any parent. Bringing up a little girl, numerous folks would say, includes extra responsibilities and attention. This is particularly valid for parents of tween and teen girls to such an extent that even prevalent movies similar to Disney's excellent, Cinderella, and their new Pixar top choices, Brave & Inside Out spotlight on the concerns encompassing these issues.
James Miller is a single father engaged in a tiresome legal battle to protect his kids. Since the last one year, his kids Kimberly and James have been in their mother's custody for five days a week. Unfortunately, James Miller has very little trust in the Arizona legal system that appears to be extremely partial towards the mothers. The mother of these two kids has repeatedly proven the fact that she is not capable of being their primary care. However, the legal system has not taken any corrective action.
Now that the summer break is here and families are starting to travel it is important to think about child safety. Vacation time means crowded hotel resorts, amusement parks, and beaches. But what to do when a child gets lost–keeping in mind that most families are away from home and children are not familiar with the new places.
Formerly known as The Creative Juice Company, the renamed J.I.V.E. Juice Company has expanded, including the launch of a product line that caters to expecting and new moms. The Founder of J.I.V.E, Tamala Austin, will conduct a live demonstration of her juicing concept, and the new product line, at the Upcoming Texas Black Expo happening June 11-14th. http://www.JIVEJUICECOMPANY.com
Dateline TV and Joel Salads recently published social experiments on stranger danger and put kids to the test. Results were shocking and eye opening. Are parents not preparing their children enough for the unthinkable situation of child abduction, sexual abuse, or assault? Most parents are unsure when it is the right age to speak about this topic with their children. That's why SmartKidsID would like to emphasize the need for parents to verbalize this topic with their children as early as possible. It is important to increase the child's awareness of situations that possibly could make them feel uncomfortable and build up a child's confidence in how to handle those situations with strangers or people they know. It is very important to clarify that possible predators are not necessarily strangers, but can also be relatives and people that children might have met before (i.e. people that came to the house before for any reason).
The need for reliable childcare continues continues to be an ever present concern for working parents. In fact, a recent survey of parents revealed a stunning 84 percent declared finding care for their children to be either difficult or impossible. Parents state they want their children to be safe and properly cared for, but they also want them to have fun and be exposed to educational activities as well.
Dennis Mansfield is now available for radio interviews for "A Father's Day Interview from Both Sides of the Mirror". Radio stations interested in making an inspirational father's day special interview with Dennis Mansfield can now start booking him.
Dozens of anti-bullying protestors rallied at Sierra Canyon School in Chatsworth.
Parents who have very young babies may be interested in this news. The COSANSYS 2.4GHz Wireless Digital LCD Color Baby Monitor Camera is now available for them so they can monitor their babies or young children round the clock.