Children growing up in this digital era have been involving themselves in the Internet and mobile devices at very young ages. Pew Research Center’s findings on children’s digital device engagement found that many children under the age of 12 usually watch TV, go online on a computer, or use their smartphones. Around 60% of parents said their children started interacting with smartphones before they turned five. So what is the Secret to Raising a Happy and Successful Child in these times?
If you’re shaking your head “no way, not my child” at the thought of leaving your little one out of the toy-buying process, think again – by 18 months, toddlers are ready to start playing with toys that help them learn and grow. And even though they won’t be able to read Dr. Seuss books or count all the way up to 100 quite yet, there are plenty of amazing age-appropriate toys for 2-, 3-, 4-, and 5-year-olds that’ll keep them entertained for hours on end (or until it’s time for their next nap). So if you’re stuck on what to buy this holiday season or just want some ideas for January birthday gifts, read on for our top picks.
Many parents have asked us about the different play-set combinations they can make with our products and which would be the best for their family. The answers to this question depend on how many children will be playing at a given time on the play-set, how much space they have at home, and the age gaps between each child. Nonetheless, the XXL rocker is often in the mix because it’s a piece that an 8-year-old can use at the same
A child’s dental health is the priority of every parent. It is crucial to have a proactive approach to making sure that their oral health is in its best state. Aside from a regular dental visit, proper brushing, and a healthy diet, good sleep is also a must-have. It is often overlooked despite its significance in the dental health of children. Read on and find out the relationship between sleep and dental health. Most of the things that we’ll talk about below
Marek Schultz is a founding member of Wiwiurka. Born in Germany, of Polish descent, he speaks 4 languages and has called Mexico his home for the past 15 years. Xel Demesa, Brand Manager of Wiwiurka, undertook the task to interview Marek on the occasion of Father’s Day and to introduce you a little bit to one of the minds behind the creation of Wiwiurka. This is what they talked about: Marek con Hannha, su hija menor. Xel: Did you ever
If you have a toddler at home, I’m sure you have experienced this situation too: you finally gather all the necessary strength to fold clothes and put them away and in just one second your toddler takes it all out of the dresser looking for his or her favorite shirt, leaving everything a mess again. When my son Tadeo turned 3, I decided to incorporate Wiwiurka’s Han Clothing Rack to his room. Originally I added it for space purposes rather
Emotional regulation is a term that is mainly heard in psychology, according to Bisquerra, it refers to the ability that we human beings have to handle emotions in an adaptive way, it involves becoming aware and having the ability to recognize our emotions, and relate them with our thoughts and behaviors that these may provoke or unleash, so we can express them in a way that’s appropriate to the situation, time, place and person. Therapist Andrea Ballesteros from @taktoplayhmo using
Based in Washington, DC and creating magic all over, the GrOH! team, conformed by Jodi and Anne has become a referent for incredible and imspired playrooms around the world! We had a chance to talk with them about their vision and their business – and we snagged a few decor tips for enthusiasts too! A child’s play environment affects their independence, focus, creativity, and behavior. A child’s play space should inspire them to engage, invent and expend their energy in
Enter one of our most versatile and practical pieces, the climbing triangle, designed to promote your child’s gross motor development from the very beginning. Also called a Pikler triangle, the climbing triangle was designed by Dr. Emmi Pikler (1902 -1984) to give kids the opportunity to climb at their own pace, learn to control their movements and discover their own body’s limits. This can be done in a safe environment at home –when playing outdoors is not possible. A
Improving growth and achieving optimal development for children is a concern for many parents and educators alike, and with so many “do’s & dont’s” in parenting today… Where can we really go? Starting from an early age with perceptual stimulations is very important, but how can we promote without overstimulating? One of the tools that we can count on, both for our homes and for schools and nurseries, are playmats. Why? These, in addition to offering protection against falls and