Tips on booking a summer camp

Thu, May 11, 2017

be a challenging time for parents as they juggle work with childcare. For many the answer lies in summer camps. There are so many on offer from multi-activity camps that take place outdoors to Lego and computer camps that tend to be indoors.

Summer Camps are the perfect opportunity for your child to try out and take part in an activity they may not usually do or up their skills when regular classes are not on and many offer pre and after camp care, making them ideal for parents too.

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Looking after your child’s eyes

Thu, May 04, 2017

You could argue that eyesight is one of our most valuable senses, as once it’s gone, it’s usually gone forever. Good vision is essential to learning and early detection and treatment of problems before the age of 8 years, can reduce long term vision issues. We have put together a few tips on looking after your child’s eyes.

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Fun tongue twisters for kids to learn

Thu, May 04, 2017

Do you remember reciting tongue twisters with your friends? Tongue Twisters have been around for years and are really fun to say quickly. Here are few popular ones suitable for kids to learn and recite with their friends. You may recognise some of them!

Peter Piper - Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. A peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked. If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers, Where’s the peck of pickled peppers that Peter Piper picked?

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Tips to help your child cope with pain

Thu, May 04, 2017

t is difficult as a parent to watch when your child is in pain. From the early days of teething and nappy rash to sore throats and bruised knees, we never stop worrying about our little ones. We want to be there for them and help them to cope with any pain they experience.

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Gift ideas for children that aren’t money

Thu, May 04, 2017

Communion and Confirmation season are in full swing and there are always birthday presents to buy. It can be difficult to think up gift ideas for children and teens that aren’t money. So we have put our heads together and come up with some that will appeal to all ages.

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Confidence boosting for Children!

Tue, May 02, 2017

This July, Réalta School of Speech and Drama will be running a Speech and Drama workshop in Our Lady’s Boys Club, which is situated on Sea Road, Galway. This workshop will run over five mornings. The focus is on building confidence while having lots of fun!

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Education beyond the classroom

Thu, Apr 27, 2017

Education doesn’t stop when your child leaves school each day. Children are naturally curious and there are many interesting and fun ways we can help educate them beyond the classroom so they don’t even realise they are being educated.

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Entertaining indoor party games for kids

Thu, Apr 27, 2017

If you decide to have your child’s party at home it can be difficult to think up ways to entertain the children. We have put together some entertaining indoor party games for kids to help you out. The list includes some old favourites and a few you may not have considered.

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Moving house with children

Thu, Apr 27, 2017

Moving house is up there with some of the most stressful situations you will face in life. For children it can feel overwhelming, upset that they are leaving behind what they know and excitement about living somewhere new. We have a few tips to try if you are moving house with children.

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Enjoy these family walks in Galway

Sun, Apr 23, 2017

With the Easter break coming to an end and the stash or hoarded sweets and Easter eggs diminishing daily, getting the whole family out for a walk might be just the trick for this weekend. Rather than heading to your usual haunts, we have a selection of walks within striking distance of the city, that you may enjoy.

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Seven great family board games

Sun, Apr 23, 2017

If the rain has you stuck indoors breaking out the board games is a great way to entertain the whole family. With 10 children between us on the Mykidstime team, we have come up with 7 we love. In no particular order;

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Tony Kealys; for all your baby’s needs

Sun, Apr 23, 2017

Tony Kealys was established in 1969. It is an Irish family owned business and through the years it has developed a reputation for providing customers with the best products which suits individual needs.

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Unleash your family’s creativity with Beechmount Art Studio

Sun, Apr 23, 2017

Get your family creating with art classes for every age at Beechmount Art Studio.

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A special kind of V.I.P club for kids...

Thu, Apr 20, 2017

Hopscotch Kids is Galway’s only shoe shop that is exclusive to children.

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Scoil Bhride Shantalla wins prestigious RTE Factual Award

Thu, Apr 13, 2017

On Wednesday 29th March 2017 Scoil Bhride, Shantalla won the prestigious RTE Factual Award at the Fresh Film Festival in Limerick.

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Fun things to do with kids on rainy days (without spending a fortune)

Thu, Apr 13, 2017

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The Wild Atlantic Way is aptly named for those of us living on the West Coast of Ireland. We do get more than our fair share of rain and thinking up ways to amuse the kids on rainy days, without spending a fortune, can be challenging. With 10 kids between us on the Mykidstime team, we want to share some of our fun things to do with kids on rainy days.

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Active games the whole family will enjoy

Thu, Apr 13, 2017

Many parents have children at different stages and it can be a balancing act to find games to amuse and entertain everyone. We have put together a list of some fun games to entice your older children to participate in games that your toddler can also play. Hopefully these will help keep the peace in your house this Easter break.

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Where to find help and support for breastfeeding

Thu, Apr 13, 2017

Breastfeeding is a natural way to feed your baby. It gives them all the nutrition they need at the correct temperature and is great for when you are busy and on the go.I breastfed both my children but it is not always easy, especially on your first child. It takes patience, practice and support. Getting support can sometimes make the difference between continuing beyond the first few days or weeks or giving up entirely.

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Fun things to do with kids that cost nothing but time

Thu, Apr 06, 2017

With most schools closing for Easter holidays from tomorrow, April 7, parents will have a full time job keeping the kids entertained. It can be an expensive business, so to help keep the costs down we have come up with some ideas for fun things to do with kids that cost nothing but time and a few store cupboard ingredients! In no particular order:

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Gift ideas for children that aren’t money

Thu, Apr 06, 2017

Communion and Confirmation season are in full swing and there are always birthday presents to buy. It can be difficult to think up gift ideas for children and teens that aren’t money. So we have put our heads together and come up with some that will appeal to all ages.

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