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    Lego Toys are getting more Violent! Seriously?

    A fascinating report from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand claims that Lego toys have become significantly violent over time, and are not as innocent as they used to be. The study took into consideration the number of Lego sets produced since 1978, the first year a sword, a halberd and a lance – fairly tame […]

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      5 Ways to Get Your Child to Help With Chores

      As a parent, the laundry list of things to accomplish in a day – including the laundry! – can seem overwhelming. With work and extracurricular activities and drive me here and make me a sandwich, there is little time left in the day for ourselves. But as your children get older, you should be able […]

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        How to Set Clear Boundaries for your Child….and Keep Them!

        There’s a nasty rumor floating around the parenting circuit that children need rules and strict boundaries to become productive members of society. A generation of people saying “that’s how I was raised” is being challenged by co-parenting optimists, attachment parenting fanatics, and a few others that are just tired of doing things the way their […]

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          Enjoy the Little Things Everyday: Where to Look for Happiness in Your Life

          As a parent, you are probably busier than you have ever been in your entire life. You’ve probably got a job that takes you from your home 40 hours a week, you’ve got errands to run, a home to clean, timings to make, children to drive around: swimming lessons, football practice, music lessons. The list […]

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            10 Fun and Easy Ways to Store Your Lego Building Blocks!

            If you’re like other parents, you’ve probably walked on your share of Legos lying around the house. What is it with these little building blocks that they can’t find a home and stay in it? It becomes frightening to even think about opening a new Lego playset because you just know these things are going […]

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              What To Do When Taking Your Toddler on Holiday

                So you’ve gone and done it…you’ve booked a holiday with your family. And your family happens to include a toddler, or maybe two? You’ve been on holiday before, but never with your tantrum toddler. You must be crazy to plan to put a small child (or two?) on an airplane and travel for 14 […]

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                Why Giving is Better than Receiving: A Guide to Teaching Children about Generosity

                Our children are barely walking when we start to say things like “be nice” and “share” to them. There’s something very familiar, and funny, about a group of parents trying to correct babies playing together. We correct babies and young toddlers because of the watching eyes and the expectation that your child needs to be […]

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                  50 Inspirational Quotes for Kids

                  Finding the right words to inspire your children can be difficult but don’t worry, imagiPLAY has you covered. We’ve collated 50 inspirational quotes for kids that will surely inspire your young ones. Check them out…    “We know what we are but know not what we may be.” –  Shakespeare “Wheresoever you go, go with all […]

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                    Teach Your Child to Be Organized

                    Have you seen those parenting cartoons by Brian Gordon? He tells some of the funniest parenting stories with his cartoon duck family. He touches on every subject and every thorn in a parent’s side, including the lack of organization that children are innately born with. It’s painful sometimes, we know. But the good news is […]

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                      Toy Storage Ideas: Take Control of the Toy Pile!

                      Before you set out to organize the toys in your home, you’ll want to do a thorough purge first. It’s hard – we know – but it’s essential to maintaining your sanity and an organized life. If you are new to purging, start slow: one toy for every five you pick up should be donated. […]

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