How to encourage Physical activity throughout the Winter?

The winter is when the weather at its coldest and your mood probably at the lowest. We often all feel like bundling up in warm clothes and snuggling near the fireplace. The freezing temperature doesn’t make you feel like going out either. The result is that physical activity is at its lowest for most families [...]

By |2021-11-26T11:27:34+00:00November 26th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

A Parent’s Guide to Screen Time

One of the biggest worries for most parents is the increased screen time by children. In today’s digital world, children are exposed to devices like mobile phones, tablets, Kindle book readers, etc. This is apart from television screen time. While there are many benefits of using these devices, there are also concerns. This parent’s guide [...]

By |2021-11-08T16:44:24+00:00November 8th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

How To Support Children’s Early Social Development

Family lives are returning to a level of normality as schools and workplaces are being reopened, following the gradual easing of lockdown restrictions. It has been an unusual year for everyone, especially for children who have missed out their regular classroom learning. It can be a challenge for them to socialise directly with friends, despite [...]

By |2021-07-23T13:40:25+00:00July 23rd, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Earth Day – How Can We Raise Kids In A More Sustainable Way?

Earth Day is Thursday, April 22, 2021, and it’s a chance for everyone to do something good for our planet. But Earth Day shouldn’t just be seen as a once a year event, it should serve as a reminder to us all that we should take better care of the Earth and do something good [...]

By |2021-04-20T09:41:44+00:00April 20th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

The Latest Reports On Literacy Skills – How To Build Learning Into Everyday Play

The latest reports on literacy skills are showing that children across a wide range of age groups are falling behind when it comes to literacy and other important language arts subjects. The decline was beginning to show pre-Covid, with some blaming the new ‘text speak’ where children seem to have their own language to communicate [...]

By |2021-03-16T15:26:35+00:00March 16th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

How Important Are Stories For Children’s Development?

Children are incredibly imaginative and curious. They are eager to learn new things and listen to interesting stories. Magical settings, interesting characters, dramatic dialogues, and plot twists can transport children to a different world. However, stories are not only entertaining, but they are also important for the development of children. With that in mind, we [...]

By |2021-02-11T11:37:47+00:00February 11th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Where To Find Good Advice And Activities For Early Years Of Child Development

The early years of child development are important building blocks for the later stages in life. Parents need to ensure a balanced focus on their child’s physical, mental, and intellectual developments. All three factors should be integrated together and not be considered as separate entities. Effective advice and structured activities can benefit children well into [...]

By |2021-01-19T10:21:47+00:00January 19th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

An Introduction To Home Journeys – The Online Learning Platform

With the COVID-19 crisis still affecting the lives of families throughout the UK, many day cares, nurseries, and schools are offering online or virtual services designed continue the development (and sometimes, entertainment!) of children while we tend to stay at home more, reducing the spread of the virus. In fact, Happy Journeys Nursery is now [...]

By |2020-12-16T17:03:24+00:00December 16th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

How To Keep Kids Happy and Healthy During Lockdown

The ongoing Coronavirus pandemic has thrown us all into some difficult, uncertain, and stressful times. Since it all unfolded, we have seen the way we both live and work completely change. One group that has been impacted the most during all this is parents. Many have found themselves suddenly having to wear many hats - [...]

By |2020-11-16T13:53:46+00:00November 16th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Supporting Your Child’s Development at Home

We all know that the early years of a child’s life are the most formative years and that it’s incredibly important to understand and be proactive about children’s development. At Happy Journeys, we are constantly educating ourselves on childhood development and creating activities and play that encourage these skills and ensure a child gets the [...]

By |2020-09-21T10:44:20+00:00September 21st, 2020|Blog|0 Comments
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