Mindfulness for Children

Let’s talk Mindfulness. We spend a lot of our time talking about the best things you can do for your little one’s body so today we’re going to switch up our focus and talk about what you can do for their brains. Mental Health is just as important as physical health, especially considering one in…

10 Essential Nutrients for Children

Let’s talk nutrients. Every parent will have heard the phrase ‘balance diet’ but what is meant by a balance diet? Here are the ten essential nutrients that all children need to have in order to grow up healthy and strong. 1. Vitamin D Here we go again. We’ve talked about Vitamin D a lot on…

St Patrick’s Day Crafts for Children

St. Patrick’s Day is an enchanted time — a day to begin transforming winter’s dreams into summer’s magic. ~Adrienne Cook It’s another year without being able to attend the St Patrick’s Day parade. Thankfully, this year the event is going virtual with a rich program of events that we can sit back and enjoy in…

Importance of Hydration in Children

Did you know that infants and young children have a higher proportion of body water than adults? As a result, they are more likely to become dehydrated which can impact their body’s ability to regulate temperature, food digestion, and waste excretion. Dehydration can also lead to headaches, poor concentration, painful cracked lips, lethargy, and constipation,…

Food Allergies in Children

From wheat to dairy to peanuts, food allergies in children have been on the rise in the West in recent years. Food allergies can cause serious and even deadly reactions, so it’s important to learn more about them. What Is An Allergy? A food allergy is when the immune system has an adverse reaction to…

February Bookshelf

It’s no secret that we love reading almost as much as we love food. Taking inspiration from the January Bookshelf we shared on our facebook page recently, we’ve decided to create our own! Filled with some lovely books about our favourite fictional monsters, brave kitty cats with a dash of love thrown in! Just click…

Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids

Love is in the air, everywhere I look around! This February 14th, grab some brightly coloured paper and glitter as we have a fantastic list of Valentine’s Day Crafts guaranteed to entertain you and the little ones! Yarn-Wrapped Heart This super cute craft doubles as adorable holiday décor and it takes just five minutes to…

Our Favourite Children’s Books

This week we’re taking a look at some of our favourite children’s books, from paranormal investigators to striking crayons we have plenty of choices to brighten up this Blue Monday for you and your little ones. We’d be amiss when talking about our favourite children’s books to not mention everybody’s favourite boy wizard Harry Potter.…

Brain Food for Kids

As fast as your kids run from one room to another, their brains are growing and developing just as quickly. During this time the food they eat is incredibly important! Here are seven foods that can help your little ones stay sharp and affect how their brains develop well into the future. 1. Green Leafy…

World Nursery Rhyme Week

It’s World Nursery Rhyme Week! Launched in 2013, World Nursery Rhyme Week promotes the importance of nursery rhymes in early childhood development and education. The initiative, which was founded by Music Bugs, is open to parents, Early Years practitioners, and anybody who works with children under the age of 7. How It Works: Every year, Music Bugs…