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Emotional Literacy & Emotional Intelligence ~ What is it and why is it so important?

Emotional Literacy & Emotional Intelligence ~ What is it and why is it so important?

Emotional Literacy & Emotional IntelligenceWhat is it and why is it so important?You may have heard terms like emotional intelligence and emotional literacy before but what exactly do they mean, and why is it so important, especially for our kids?Firstly, ‘emotional intelligence’ is not the same as ‘emotional literacy’ but they do work hand in hand so let’s start with a quick definition to hel…
Lockdown Hello from Kids Unlimited

Lockdown Hello from Kids Unlimited

Lockdown Hello from Kids Unlimited#unlimitedpotential #unlimitedfunWe have now been in this most recent COVID lockdown for about 8 or 9 weeks or somewhere around there … I don’t know, I forget .. I just know its been a while!I feel like I’ve lost track of what week we are in because while juggling our 4 kids who are 10 years old and under, along with working from home, most of the time I struggle…
5 Reasons To Teach Gratitude To Our Children

5 Reasons To Teach Gratitude To Our Children

Obviously, there are more than five reasons, but these ones seem to be super awesome …1.Gratitude Increases Levels of HappinessYes, it is true! Practicing gratitude daily increases our levels of happiness.What do we all want for our children? Happiness! That is pretty much what all parents want. This is why I am so passionate about gratitude, because it shows my boys, that it is simply how you…
School Holiday Boredom Busters ~ Activity Books & Sets

School Holiday Boredom Busters ~ Activity Books & Sets

Welcome to the second blog in our School Holiday Boredom Busters series. If you didn't manage to catch the first one that featured arts and crafts ideas and products have a read HERE . This blog features our extensive activity book and activity set range! We stock a wide range of activity books with many different subject themes as well as some activity sets, so if the kids are…
School Holiday Boredom Busters ~ Arts & Crafts

School Holiday Boredom Busters ~ Arts & Crafts

Summer school holidays are long. For most school aged kids in New Zealand it's at least 6-8 weeks long! Some parents struggle with the length of the summer holidays but I absolutely love this time of the year and also love the break from the term-time hustle and bustle. Don't get me wrong, I still have my moment where I feel like shipping them all off to the North Pole for a break, but mostly…
It’s A Small World Painting Mugs

It’s A Small World Painting Mugs

It’s A Small World Painting MugsI’m somewhat new to this blog writing thing but I do love to write, so please bear with me as I slowly find my writing mojo. You might be wondering about the title of this one ... It's A Small World Painting Mugs?! Well sit back and enjoy a sweet little story about a few decades of friendship and how the world really is a small place sometimes! Here f…