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Musings from A Malteser Abroad – Adriana Bishop

A Malteser abroad- musings from Switzerland In the first of our new series highlighting family experiences across the globe during the pandemic, Maltese born Adriana Bishop, a freelance copywriter living in Switzerland shares her musings with our Malta Kids community. The day before Malta announced its first Covid-19 cases I was enjoying dinner with friends […]

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Top Ten Tips for Staying Sane while Social Distancing

As the news that restrictions will start relaxing in May sinks in, families all over our islands are challenged to adjust to their 'new normal'. As ever The Malta Kids Directory team are on hand to guide our ever expanding community during these trying times. Take a look at our pick of invaluable suggestions to […]

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The Definitive(ly) Good Guide's five steps to ordering in!

  As always our acclaimed restaurant guide strives, during this time of semi-isolation, to put our finger on the pulse of the nation to discover what people want. To this end, we ran a survey asking the foodies living locally which has become their favourite go-to outlet for take out food. Here are some points […]

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Why Cloth Nappies Are All The Rage in Malta

After using modern cloth nappies for my own baby daughter and experiencing first hand the long list of benefits they offer, I was inspired to launch The Cloth Nappy Company in July 2019, making reusable cloth nappies easily available and accessible within the Maltese market. Modern cloth nappies are: # better for your baby – Cloth […]

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Ideas to keep kids active

Get adventurous and become a Dolphin or Cub, Guide or Scout. Guiding and scouting are an Education for Life. They complement the school and the family but fulfil those needs not met by either. They develop self-knowledge, the need to explore, to discover, to want to know. Their non-formal education programmes are full of progressive […]

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Measuring up to our siblings

We are born into our family and the relationships within weave the fabric of life. Children learn social competencies and social norms through their interactions with parents and siblings and family life becomes a complex, dynamic experience that has a direct influence on how they feel about themselves. The need to feel loved and to

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The notion of child-care

Children deserve the best possible care for their well-being and development. It is imperative that safe and developmentally appropriate children's services are available to promote the holistic development of children and their families. The traditional aim of a child care centre is to provide a place for working parents to leave their children during working […]

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Baby Sign Language

From the moment babies are born, they start to communicate by using sound and natural gestures.  Baby Sign Language exploits this natural ability of babies and uses sign language to encourage two-way communication between parents and babies, before the babies can talk. Baby Sign has been steadily gaining in popularity worldwide and has many benefits […]

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Temper Tantrums in Kids

Temper tantrums are considered an essential part of child development which are expected to emerge during the toddler period (18months -3years). This period is a time of intense physical growth accompanied by increased activity. During this developmental stage, the child is expected to establish a distinct self that is separate from her parents. This explains […]