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The importance of crossing the midline in child development

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What is crossing the midline? If you were to draw a line down the middle of your body, starting at the head, that is your midline. Every time you cross that line with either side of your body, that is crossing midline. Crossing the midline is a skill that children can learn from infancy.  It […]

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Boost your toddler’s language development

Language Development in toddlers

Your toddler is probably saying a few words, but making lots of sounds that almost sound like real words. Help boost your toddler’s language development with these easy everyday activities using words to describe every action.  Learning to talk is an exciting milestone that begins right from birth. Your baby’s first sounds and facial expressions […]

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How to survive early mornings

get good sleep

Christmas and New Year is now done and dusted. We have made fabulous holiday memories with friends and family and enjoyed sleeping in. I have been SO busy here at PowWow Teepees especially the few weeks before Christmas and then the chaos of preparing my family Christmas feast and organising who is doing what and […]

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Giving your children experiences instead of toys boosts their intelligence and happiness

Toys for chiildren

According to recent studies, giving your child too many things to play with can result in the opposite of the desired effect – they may actually be less happy.  Children don’t need a mass of toys. Childhood development researcher, Clair Lerner, suggests that when children are showered with toys and games, they start to play […]

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Teepees for Kids

thank you teepee

2019. Another successful year for Powwow Designer Teepees and Play Tents. Despite the financial challenges we all face, we designed and delivered 82 gorgeous teepees for kids. In addition, 25 party packs have been rented out for kids parties, 12 teepees for baby showers, wedding photo shoots and a Smirnoff Vodka event. We have also […]

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#supportlocal – start a trend

#supportlocal

Why you should Support Local Businesses? When you support small business owners, it helps to bolster entrepreneurship in others. They see that people actually care about small businesses instead of relying solely on large national retailers. If you have children, it is a great lesson to teach them that they, too, can become entrepreneurs if […]

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