Why Is Lego Still So Popular?

Even with electronic video games and smart robots, a Lego set is still high up on many children’s Christmas lists. Here is a look at just some of the reasons why Lego sets are still so popular.

What Good Are Kids Toys?

When there is not one vacant square foot left in the house to store your child’s plethora of play toys and you grow weary of selling them off dirt cheap every Spring at the community weekend garage sale, you may be tempted to think of toys as mere passifiers of little value. Many inferior toys are not much more than that, but a well designed and carefully crafted toy has many benefits to offer. Go ahead and ask yourself, “What good are kids toys?” An informed answer to this question may prompt you to be more selective when making a purchase as important to your child as the toys he or she plays with. You may discover there is wisdom in searching for quality toys crafted by superior toy makers who understand the important role of play in your child’s development and who intentionallly create products of lasting value that add needed benifits to your child at play.

The Next Level of Feeling Strong

We all can do the work necessary to feel luckier. And with that work ethic we can move to the next level of feeling strong because we know we have done the work, we are prepared, and we are the right person for the job!

The Best Wood For Better Toys

Quality wooden toys remain a better choice for children of all ages even though they have been largely replaced on common store shelves by lesser products made from modern materials. When investing in timeless wooden toys that still have a special place in the hearts of children, be aware that toy makers have a variety of wood to choose from in crafting their products. Makers of the most sought after wooden toys generally agree on the best wood for crafting toys for your children. Before you make your next toy purchase for your child, here are a few things you should know about the best wood for better toys.

Promoting Strong Social Support Systems in An Era of High Suicide and Depression Among Teens

The world always wakes up to the constant distressing news of depression cases leading to heightened numbers in morbidity and mortality rates. It is estimated that three hundred million people from all age brackets fall victim to depression. One of the disturbing products of depression is suicide. The World Health Organization reported in 2012 that suicide happened to be the second leading cause of deaths recorded among teenagers and young adults between the ages of fifteen and twenty-nine years globally. The International Suicide Statistics adds that 1.8% of all deaths recorded globally are as a result of suicide with its rate rocketing at 60% in the past forty-five years. The root cause of depression that led to the high peak of suicide and other forms of mortality cases has been identified by many studies as the lack of strong social support structures resulting in exacerbated loneliness. Thus, promoting the age-long culture of communal living and social compactness evident in many indigenous societies can be a potent remedy to eradicate the bane of depression and its aftermath ills of suicide, and other forms of mortality.

Kid’s Furniture Made of Rubberwood

Although wooden kid’s furniture and toys have not traditionally been made of rubberwood, the use of this material has become much more common in recent years because of the scarcity and rising cost of prized hardwoods such as maple, birch, oak, beech, walnut, poplar and ash. Most consumers in America are not yet familiar with rubberwood because it is imported rather than readily available in local lumber yards. Parents considering kid’s furniture made of rubberwood will appreciate learning more about this sturdy wood of good quality.

Easy Ways To Keep Playtime Safe And Fun For The Little Ones

Playgrounds are not only the means for kids to exhaust their pent up energies, but they are also the first learning workshops for their young minds and bodies. Commercial playground equipment is the perfect place to be on a sunny day.

Stunt Scooter Buying Guide

If you love skating parks and tricks, chances are you are looking into getting a Stunt Scooter also referred to as ‘Stunts’ or Freestyle Scooters. Stunts are what you need if you are into scooter tricks and want to make use out of your local skating park. Don’t worry if you aren’t too sure what to look out for when buying one of these; we have you sorted with our stunt scooter buying guide.

Tony Montana Was My TA (Teacher’s Assistant)

Teaching in a boys’ prison for four years taught me more than I wanted to know about the juvenile detention system. Most of these young men had the odds stacked against them from early on. I hope we are giving them a strong second chance in these ‘honor camps.’

Ethical Responsibility

How do you recognize the lessons in your life are meant to guide you to what you’re meant to do with your life. Look for what direction you are meant to follow for your life path.