Part 1 – Edam Van Gogh, Rembrandt, Anne Frank… the essential check points of our travel wish-list to Amsterdam, the capital of the kingdom of The Netherlands. These were further highlighted by Tulips, cheese and Stroopwafels. Our trip to the … Continue reading Edam, Volendam, Marken. Day trip to Holland’s three picture perfect towns – Say cheese!
Spring weekend in Amsterdam adds just that to your step, a spring. Especially when the destination for a family day trip is to the most beautiful spring gardens in the world, Keukenhof. It is situated in the small town of … Continue reading Keukenhof – the most beautiful garden in the world, ours on a Spring Sunday.
Monday after Easter Sunday being a bank holiday was predicted to be sunny and dry – and thus a fine morning to plan a family day out in the English country side. The possibility of reaching a vast medieval fortress, an hour’s … Continue reading Kenilworth Castle and the royal love story
5 effective and time tested ideas for motivating your Child. “You can steer yourself any direction you choose”. – Dr. Suess. His book Oh, the places You’ll go? has been one of the most popular choices as the graduation gift … Continue reading 5 effective and time tested ideas for motivating your child
Within their first couple of parent-teacher meetings the preschool teachers repeatedly hear the following concerns, with varying degrees of anxiousness : “My child can’t sit still for 5 minutes!” “My child day dreams randomly while doing something and sits at … Continue reading Boosting concentration and memory power in pre-schoolers
“Ma! I am tired now, please don’t tell me to clean my room.” “But dad, I have been on the net for only an hour, how can you say I have been on face book all day!” “I have no … Continue reading Teaching your teen time management
As your child gets to his/her first ‘double digit’ milestone birthday – the big 10, something turns in the attitude of parenting in you. Have you noticed that? All that was cute and cuddly, now looks like a box tied … Continue reading The right measure for judging your pre-teen’s academic performance; More or less!