So I got up this morning, convinced my 8 year old daughter to get dressed, dragged her down stairs to the breakfast table, convinced her to eat breakfast, which was a minor victory in itself, and at this stage we had about 15 minutes to spare and were on track for a fairly smooth school morning take off. But then, in my complacency, I made the fatal mistake. I left her alone to brush her hair and clean her teeth.
10 minutes later the screaming starts. My wife had found her reading her friendship book in her bedroom, messy hair, … Read the rest
Our next post in the Kids Activities series is a continuation of Play Dough! Here are a few more easy ideas to keep the kids interested and enthusiastic for a few more precious moments.
Different Faces: Let your child create different Play dough Faces to express different feelings. try making a “Daddy’s grumpy” face, or a “Grandma’s laughing face” as examples.
HINT: If you make play dough yourself, you could add a new colour each week. You can also add glitter in different colours to make it more interesting.
Bead It: Play dough beads make excellent gifts. Give your child … Read the rest
One way to describe Google+ is as “Google’s answer to Facebook.” One of the main differences is the audience demographic. More than half the users of Google+ are in the over 40 category and over 70% are male, while Facebook users are generally younger and a little over half are female. Google+ only has half the users that Facebook has, but having said that, they still have over 300 Million users and Google+ is growing at a faster rate.
Here is a nice little illustration showing you some interesting stats from http://socialmediatoday.com. http://socialmediatoday.com/marcmeyer/1716736/google-plus-versus-facebook-infographic
All in all it’s worth checking out … Read the rest