Dutch children are the happiest in the world.  Recently,  Unicef has published a report on child well-being in rich countries,  which ranks the children based on child well-being: material well-being, health and safety, educational well-being, behavior housing, and environment and subjective well-being. The Dutch babies are led in 3 out of 5 in those categories and ranked 1st in the ...

There are several children's habits and behaviors that can annoy parents from time to time. In most cases, these bad behaviors and habits are not medical problems. Your baby will outgrow them quickly. However, they will need your guidance to overcome these bad habits. To change the unwanted behavior of your baby, you need to understand why they do it. ...

Outdoor activities, in general, are always beneficial to your baby development.  However, swimming is believed to have the most comprehensive impact on the health of participants. This including both adults and children, even pregnant women will receive huge benefits from swimming.  In fact, guiding and encouraging your kids to swim regularly can have significant benefits for both their health and ...

By the time your baby reached the age of 3 or 4, their demands for exploring their surroundings become bigger than ever. So letting them have plenty of outdoor activities is crucial for their development.  At this age, your baby has overcome the stage of crawling, walking, and running. Riding a bike will be a good idea for your baby’s ...

It’s always recommended to let your kids have outdoor activities frequently. Starting a garden with them is a great idea to keep them away from the screens, help them learn different skills, and have fun at the same time. However, teaching a small child about gardening is not always easy. It will require your time, patience, and some tricks as ...

Nowadays, children often spend their time indoors playing computer games, watching TV, or reading comics rather than going outside. This inadvertently creates a sedentary lifestyle, which is really not good for their health and development. On the other hand,  outdoor activities are keys elements in the Montessori education method. In general, playing in open space with fresh air that will ...

It is normal to feel angry. It is a valid emotion, and when handled correctly can be really effective. Everyone can have anger, and your little kids are no exception. In fact, children are often easier to get a tantrum than adults. In some cases, kids can easily go out of control due to anger and do something bad.  However, ...

Teaching your children to learn math will bring very good benefits for them later. Math helps children reflect well with calculations and prepare them for schools. Learning math also helps your baby develop both the left and right side of their brain and forming logical thinking. However, buying a lot of math books or spreadsheets is not a great way ...

No doubt having a pet in your household will bring your family a lot of joy. No matter if you are playing with a pooch or petting a purring kitty, pets can have different advantages to their owner. However, you may be wondering if a pet is good for your children. In fact,  having pets can help children many skills ...