May is Child Month

Today May 1st is the start of Child Month.  We, along with over twenty other organizations in Jamaica, will be celebrating our precious children.  What will you do this month to celebrate and improve the lives of all children?  Of course your own children but I venture to say that we have a responsibility to all children, especially […]
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Our Black River Safari

As I  mentioned in the previous post, Our Journey to Jamaica’s South coast, we were only able to spend two days in St. Elizabeth.  One of the activities we were able to enjoy was the Black River Safari.  Truth be told, our “Safari” was really more like a “boat ride” up Black River. stephan curry basketball […]
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Raising Fearless children

nike free runners 5.0 How will you know if you have been a successful parent?  What kind of people are you nurturing for the next generation? I have thought about these questions for some time now and when I strip my answers down to the core, I always come back to the same answer.  I want my […]
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Journey to Jamaica’s South coast

We are always going to the North coast for our family trips.  Always Ochi and St. Mary, and of course Portie, but we have never ventured to the South coast.  So in my quest to enjoy more of our beautiful island Jamaica, we decided to head to St. Elizabeth.  With a little research on the […]
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Shaggy Parrot is back! Book review and giveaway

We are big fans of Reggae Pickney and Shaggy Parrot, so we are happy to be able to  review their latest edition, “The Reggae Band Rescues Mama Edda Leatherback.” Even happier that we are  giving away a copy of this fun, colourful and engaging CD storybook to one of our lucky readers.  Thanks Reggae Pickney! The […]
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Help your child develop an enthusiasm for learning

  As I was reading this article Gifted children-Steve Jobs advice from parenting.com several points resonated and I wanted to “put them 0ut there” as “simple” actions parents can take to increase the learning of our children. As parents we all want our children to be successful, some even more than that… wanting their children to be the […]
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Hope Zoo Anew-a great family outing!

  I was thrilled to hear Guardman’s Group was taking over Hope Zoo and bringing it back to it’s former glory days!  I have always lamented that children and families need a Zoo.  I know we have the Jamaica Zoo in Lacovia, St. Elizabeth, which is quite nice with several exotic animals, but I always […]
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5 tips for choosing great toys…solving the toy shopping puzzle

It’s that time of year again!  The time of year children look forward to all year long. ..TOYS! GIFTS! SHOPPING!  As parents we want to make good decisions on how we spend our money and the value we receive in return, especially when it comes to toys.  If your house is anything like mine, the […]
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