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Blogmas 2021, Child Development

10 Christmas stories to read to your children (Blogmas Day 10)

Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com It’s Christmas Eve’s eve; which means by this time in the Christmas movies, the parents are getting ready to read an aptly themed story to their children and highlight the wonders of Christmas.  If like me, you want to start such a tradition in your household this year and have… Continue reading 10 Christmas stories to read to your children (Blogmas Day 10)

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Blogmas 2021

Cleaning Hacks for a Merry Jamaican Christmas (Blogmas Day 6)

A big part of Jamaican Christmas is ensuring that your home is spanking clean on Christmas morning. New curtains? Check. New bed set? Check. Spotless floors? Check. And the list goes on and on. There is nothing about Christmas in Ja that involves clutter and disorganization.  In fact, it is probably the single most important… Continue reading Cleaning Hacks for a Merry Jamaican Christmas (Blogmas Day 6)

Child Development

5 Back-to-School Tips for Parents During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Photo by August de Richelieu on Pexels.com It is the first week of the school year for many students in Jamaica, and along with the regular jitters about starting a new school year and what that brings, students, teachers, and parents alike, have the added pressure of navigating online schooling.  Below, Sophia Sykers, Senior Teacher… Continue reading 5 Back-to-School Tips for Parents During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Child Development

5 Activities to Entertain Children This Summer

School is out and it is time for the kiddies to TURN UP!  I’m playing, we are still in a pandemic, so this is turn up lite – kids edition. We know as parents it can be challenging switching from the schedule of school to seeing the kids laze around, watching TV all day, so… Continue reading 5 Activities to Entertain Children This Summer

Child Development

What do kids watch anyway? 5 Educational Shows to Watch

When we were growing up, it was Nick Jr and Disney Channel, but for this upcoming generation, nothing beats the convenience of a YouTube channel that has a limited number of advertisements (on YouTube Kids) and an unlimited supply of videos to watch. Looking for something to occupy your little one's time while you work?… Continue reading What do kids watch anyway? 5 Educational Shows to Watch