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March 23, 2017

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Curiosity builds the brat - learn how to bring up little explorers

exploration and discovery by kidsThere is clear scientific evidence that children who are curious and explorative fare better at school, work and even relationships later in life. So how do you cultivate curiosity in your little one?

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March 11, 2017

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Celebrate the hues of life!! A safe and happy holi!

happy holiNow that you have the entire arsenal they demand, you can arm them with some safety tips as well. Here is how to keep them safe this holi. Out of sight and you’ll mind: Adult supervision is non-negotiable. Large containers of water and little children are a dangerous mix. So be present at all times. Be prepared: Keep a list of emergency contacts ready, including those of your paediatrician.

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February 27, 2017

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It is the season to spring into action! Activities for an #unplugged spring time.

 It is time to spring into action and  continue on our #unplugged journey.  Your little ones can do to discover the  delights that spring bring to all of  us. The days may be getting longer, but  it just means there is more room for fun.   Just enjoy all the sights and sounds of  nature. It is a gift that keeps on giving.  Happy spring time!

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February 09, 2017

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Stretch that circle of love this valentine’s day

This year on Valentine’s Day as you and your little ones bask in the rosy glow of love, cocooned by the warmth of family and friends, it may be time to think of sharing the privilege. Step out of that circle of love and stretch that love a little. Encourage your child to give something they still care for, to someone who has less. That may be the best valentine gift of all for time to come. Happy Valentine’s Day!  

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January 19, 2017

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How to teach your little one to be proud of their body

There's nothing like a perfect body. Everyone has a different one. Tall or short, long or thin. Just like our babies. Body images change with fashion and time. It is important to tell children that all bodies are fine as long as we strive for health and fitness. We suggest some ways you can teach your little ones to have a positive outlook on their bodies and life. 

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January 12, 2017

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How to teach your kids polite conversation


“But that is not what you said mommy!” Hearing a childish treble pipe up with those words in the middle of a social conversation may be what most moms fear, but there is more to teaching a child about conversation than when to ‘shusshh’ or keep quiet. We have some tips for you that will have them talk and listen attentively and politely.

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December 21, 2016

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Ten unplugged things to do with your little one this winter

winter fun for toddlersNow that the winter holidays are here, does your little muchkin have a case of the winter blues? Are they going crazy cooped up indoors in the cold? Take advantage of the shorter day to snuggle with your children, keep them away from all kinds of screens and try one of shumee’s favourite things to do.  

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