Comfort Object / Security Blanket – Are They Good or Bad?

Wikipedia defines a comfort object or security blanket as an “item that provides psychological comfort, especially in unusual or unique situations, or at bedtime for small children”. Among toddlers, comfort objects may take the form of a blanket, a stuffed animal, or a favourite toy, and may be referred to by the terms blankey and lovey. For newborn baby, a security blanket is truly a godsend. It keeps baby warm,…

Do You Still Buy Toys for Your Preschoolers?

It is increasingly difficult to find a toy that can hold his interest for more than a week. We bought a motorized bike for Little Edison two months ago. During the first week, he was extremely excited about it. He rode on the bike as soon as he reached home from school. He refused to come down even when the battery was flat. Little Edison riding the motorized bike around…

Product Review: Kanten Clay Studio

Two weeks ago, I received an e-mail from Sophie asking whether I’d like to test out their new product called Kanten Clay Studio. Well, I’ve always been a fan of clay modeling. It’s an excellent way to develop fine motor skills in young children. It also encourages imagination and creativity besides increasing their attention span. So I said YES, and they sent over two jars of Kanten Clay for me…