Persuading Children to Cooperate

As any parent will know, persuading children to cooperate with requests such as those to tidy up after themselves or to go to bed on time and stay in bed can be highly challenging. If your natural reaction to a lack of cooperation is to shout and scream or impose a...

Cure the -hic!-hiccups

  Cure the—hic!—hiccups before they drive you—hic!—crazy The longest case of hiccups lasted for 68 years, according to the Guinness Book of World Records (and Wikipedia). A teenage girl in Florida was reported to have hiccupped 50 times a minute for over five weeks....

Nutrition and Your Body

  Are you feeling sluggish? Having a hard time finding the energy to do what you need to do? Feeling a little run down? Or perhaps you’re fighting to lose those 20 pounds and they just won’t come off? What if we told you that you really are what you eat? We can see...
A Classic Toy, By Accident

A Classic Toy, By Accident

With the popularity of Internet shopping, classic toys that were hard to find, have now started to find a whole new audience. These classics, which sold very well after they were introduced, never seem to go out of style and can still bring a smile to any child’s...
Do You Plan Your Downtime

Do You Plan Your Downtime

If you’re like most people, you probably have a diary that is full of both work- and non-work-related business appointments, but few if any appointments with yourself, your family and your friends. That’s because the latter tend to be fitted in when we can spare some...