Life Skills


Cleaning Up and Chores With Kids

Published on April 11th, 2014 | by Frances Kerfoot

Getting children to do chores is the worst.  Toddlers may start off happily helping you clean the house, but somewhere along the way this will end and you will have to come up with some new ... Read More



Parents Guide to Theatre Acting for Kids

Published on April 2nd, 2014 | by Frances Kerfoot

Some kids seem to be born for the stage. If you have a child with a flair for the dramatic, you may have been wondering how to help encourage or develop their love of acting. Obviously, ... Read More



Getting Children Interested in Gardening

Published on March 28th, 2014 | by Frances Kerfoot

Hopefully spring will arrive soon and put an end to this awful winter. Spring is the perfect time to start thinking about creating a garden with your kids. Gardening is a fantastic activity for children; they ... Read More



20 Fun Resources to Teach Kids How to Read Music

Published on March 5th, 2014 | by Frances Kerfoot

Teaching your child to read music might seem like a daunting undertaking to some parents, especially those who aren’t able to read music themselves. Luckily there are some fantastic resources (including books, apps, websites, and free ... Read More



Tips on Teaching Kids Harmonica

Published on February 24th, 2014 | by Frances Kerfoot

It’s a little surprising that harmonicas aren’t more popular with kids, especially since they are sort of the perfect beginner instrument. They are cheap, easy to play, very portable, and they are already tuned to a ... Read More



How to Get Children Interested in Poetry

Published on February 13th, 2014 | by Frances Kerfoot

Everyone should have more poetry in their lives. Poetry is wonderful because it can be silly or serious, it can help you learn something about yourself or the world, and it is a great form of ... Read More


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12 Easy Ways to Introduce Ballet to Children

Published on February 6th, 2014 | by Frances Kerfoot

There are a lot of great reasons to get children interested in ballet. Not only does learning ballet enhance a child’s confidence, focus, physical strength, and grace; it also exposes them to great art and music ... Read More

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