Having a toddler is fun and exciting. Everyday is a new adventure with your little tot!
Children love to explore different areas in your house like your closet and even your laundry room. They enjoy tinkering with toys and that includes serious stuff mum and dad owns! Keeping them busy is definitely a task for the creative mind. Here are some things you can do to make the little one preoccupied.
Give them puzzles.
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This will not only make them stay put for a while but also tests their brain development. Activities like this help them become more patient and learn to have critical thinking. Later on in life, they will thank you for teaching these skills.
Teach House Chores
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A little sweeping the floor is already a big task for children. Teaching them this will make them feel like adults and they will learn how to keep their mess to a minimum. It’s nothing like child labour, I promise! Continue reading
Kids of all ages love having outdoor trampolines. They love playing on it and most especially jumping. They are great toys as they provide avenues for exercise too. They help kids have better coordination and balance. It can also be used for mum’s daily workouts. Good quality trampolines can be quite pricey but they’re worth the price since they’ll last you longer. If you care for them properly, they’ll last for many, many years!
Here are a few simple tips on how you can care for your trampoline and get to keep them for a long time.
Washing the mat.
You don’t need to do this every day. You can do it once every few months or when you see it start getting dirty. All you need is a brush, some water and a mild detergent. If you’re planning to store it for winter, make sure the mat is fully dried before packing it in. Continue reading
You must admit, we don’t do winter too well. Everyone just loves the sun and the beach all too much! To help us keep up with the coming season, here are few things we can try while the weather is a tad bit colder than usual.
1. Make soup.
Soup is the best way to keep warm and have your tummies filled.
2. Take more walks.
Moving around lets your body create more heat. It’s also the best way to rediscover your city. So walk!
3. Hop on the trampoline.
As mentioned earlier, movement creates heat. Why not doing it while having fun? Continue reading
Got a free day? Lucky child. A lot of people are busy during the week and have no idea how to spend a free day. When they do, they get fidgety and even grumpy when they have nothing to do. So instead of being a bored, why not make some fun? Here are a few activities you can do: Organize your house. Find places for everything. If you can, head out and buy all the storage bins you need. Having them will make things easier and quicker. It’s also the best time you will find your best “throwback” photos to share on social media. Experiment in the kitchen. Try new dishes or prepare the stuff you need for the dinner you’re planning for this weekend. Pre-bake the pork ribs, knead the dough, etc. Fix your closet. Have three bins with labels: keep, donate, dump. Think whether or not you’ve worn an item in the past year. If you haven’t it’s time to dump it. Continue reading
Staying fit can be hard to do especially when the weather starts to be cooler. You just want to curl up in bed and watch TV all day. This often leads to being sad. It is said that lack of physical activities lessens the production of your happy hormones, also known as endorphins.
Here are some things you can do to stay fit and happy:
Jump… Your backyard trampoline is just waiting for you to jump on it. Watch some videos online on what workouts you can do. You can even join the kids
Stay in touch with friends… while you’re at it, encourage them to work out with you. Nothing is more fun than doing group exercises.