Tried and Tested Relaxing Activities and Its Benefits for Babies and Kids

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Babies and kids lives are so simple, most activities they do are learning to crawl, walk, talk, eating, playing and studying. However, no matter how simple their lives are, they can still experience stress. Stress, a body’s physical, chemical and emotional reaction to a crushing, confusing or exciting situation. Calming down and engaging the body into relaxing activities are the best thing to do. How? Here are tried and tested relaxing activities and its benefits for babies and kids.

Spa. Baby spa is done by letting baby float, unwind with floating neck collar of course for their safety in a warm water. The benefits of baby spa provide relaxation to the baby such as can sleep easier and eliminates toxin in the body. The relaxation they benefit from spa will prevent the so-called sleep disorders. The floating and subtle water pressure on the chest can increase lung capacity by strengthening intercostal muscles and the respiratory system.   Continue reading

Mount McKinley Wooden Swing Set Giveaway 5/23 – US

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With summer right around the corner, it’s time to get outdoors with the whole family! Need some motivation to get those kids off the couch and into the backyard? Look no further than Backyard Discovery’s wooden swing sets. Amber at Viva Veltoro recently shared how their new swing set is bringing her family together and building her kids’ relationship with each other. We’ve teamed up with some of our favorite bloggers to give away a Mount McKinley Wooden Swing Set from Backyard Discovery!

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Here are some details about the swing set from Backyard Discovery’s website:

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Fun Summer Learning Activities

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School break is officially here! And you are probably wracking your nerves thinking of things to make the kids busy for the coming two and a half months. It is a mom’s greatest concern to make sure that kids spend their time wisely and productively.

There are lots of activities you can choose from: sports, arts, music and others. You just have to know what really interests them and let them explore. Listed below are fun summer learning activities that I can recommend to keep them busy all season. Continue reading

Karate-do: A Healthy Dose

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At an early age of 7 years old, my little man is into martial arts, particularly the Shotokan Karate-do. It all started when I enrolled him in a free Karate-do Summer Clinic 2016 sponsored by the City of Tacloban Philippines. After that summer clinic, he is now a regular student of Shotokan Karate-do in Leyte.

Some parents may think that letting kids get martial arts training is not a good idea because it promotes violence as what is seen in many movies and video games. However, as what I have observed in the 4 hours weekend Karate-do class of my little man, I don’t agree with that opinion of some parents. Actually, martial arts help kids to achieve fitness, develops self-discipline and socialization skills. Aside from the mentioned benefits of martial arts, below are additional punch of healthy dose kids can acquire in martial arts training:

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