Guinea Pig – Behavior

An important thing to know as a guinea pig owner, is the behavior of your piggy. This can help to tell you when he/she is not feeling well, when they are angry, or happy, or even lonely. Piggies are attention seekers by nature. They can get very lonely very quickly, so they will make noise…

42 Thinking Skills You Can Learn From Doing Jigsaw Puzzles

Jigsaw puzzles are a one-stop cognitive development and character-building activity. There are few educational experiences that have the potential to teach such a varied range of thinking skills, as well as other useful skills such as patience and perseverance. Learning these skills can benefit you at any stage of your life. For example, jigsaw puzzles…

Are You Superstitious?

Do your throw salt over your shoulder, avoid walking under ladders or leave something behind for good luck when you move house? Do you ever wish upon a star? Superstitions have been handed down from generation to generation from time immemorial. Here are some you may recognise and some which may be new to you.…

Chiminea Safety – What You Need to Know

Chiminea Safety Chimineas (also commonly spelled chimenea and chimnea) are free standing fireplaces that look a lot like a pot bellied stove. They are a wonderful addition to your outdoor living space providing warmth on cool nights, and are an attractive feature in themselves. They do not present any dangers that cannot be prevented as…

The Conscious and Subconscious Mind Must Harmonize

The conscious and the subconscious mind must harmonize in order for our life to exist. In the 1950’s, there was a line in a popular song which very effectively illustrated this concept- ‘you can’t have one without the other’. For example, when we see any object such as a ‘table’, the conscious mind operating in…

What Is the Best Type of Study Table for Your Kids?

There are many types of study tables for young kids and teenagers. These range from multifunctional tables which are plastic and can be used as a dinner table as well as a study table, to those specifically designed to make studying efficient and comfortable. Choosing the right one for your child can be a daunting…