Author: Sensory Edge

How to prepare your home for a new baby

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by all the things you need to do to prepare for your new baby while you’re expecting. You may not know where to begin with hundreds of medical appointments, birthing planning, lifestyle changes, and more. Many individuals are unsure where to begin when it comes to preparing for a new baby. The good news is that this state of bewilderment is perfectly natural and that everyone goes through it while pondering how to prepare for a new bundle of joy. Use this method to get the job done, whether your deadline is coming or you just want to get your house in better order. Decide on a Room for the Nursery Choosing a location for your baby’s nursery is the first item on your pregnancy and nesting to-do list. Consider the objects you’ll be putting in it and how much space they’ll take up if you have more than one room in your house that might be used for a nursery. The proximity of the room to yours is another thing to consider, especially if your child has difficulties sleeping through the night. Set up baby space in your bedroom If you don’t have a spare room, the nursery will most likely be set up in your main bedroom. Keep your baby’s cot away from windows, electrical wires, and any heavy shelving units or...

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5 Energy Busting Games and Activities That Foster Sibling Bond

Our siblings are one of life’s greatest joys. They are there for us through thick and thin, from the day we are born. We spend our childhood, our adolescence, and our adulthood with them. They are our first real friends and relations. Let us check out some of the really great activities that help foster a deep and lifelong bond amongst siblings: 1.     Surprise Each Other You can start this one with the “Guess what I have in my hand” type of question. Show them your closed fists and ask them to select one. When they pry your hand open, you can say. “It’s a hug” and hugs them. Alternatively, you can say its tickles and tickle them till they are shaking with laughter. Do it right the first few times and you will be guaranteed a few giggles. You can create a variation by saying it is a chase and play tag with your siblings all over the house. Become a Copycat Both young and old siblings will simply love this energy-bursting but simple and silly game.  It is an extremely easy game to play. All of you should get together and play tag till someone becomes ‘it.’ On the other hand, it may be the first person that goes right ahead and does something silly. It can be anything wild and crazy, such as doing a dozen...

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Kids and Tech: Using Technology as a Teaching Tool

 The definition of the word “learning” has changed over the past year and we all know the reason. Earlier, when one sought to learn something he/she learned to share a room with people who already know about the thing but looking forward to how drastically the circumstances have changed recently, learning isn’t the same anymore. Nowadays, one can learn about anything from the comfort of his/her house. Listed below is an elaborate explanation of certain famous learning tools that are a boon to both students and teachers. PDFs ( Portable Document Format Files):      The concept of PDFs is no stranger to any student all over the world. PDFs come in quite handy to both students and teachers especially in a time like this where stepping out of our houses amounts to putting our lives at stake. PDFs can be downloaded, used to share the virtual copies of the textbooks, classwork, homework, or any notes prepared for any purpose even other than studying. A single PDF can contain a whole book using very little storage and as they are stored in devices like our Phones, Laptops, computers, etc. they are just a click away. So, all you need is some study material that you can convert to PDF, and it would be easy from thereon. Additionally, students should know how to use zip file openers, since many times it...

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