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But I want the bluuuuue cup! The battle for control and choice with kids

Do this, don’t do that, stop licking the cat, brush your teeth, bedtime! Kids don’t get much choice in most of their day and this often leads to two situations: 1. Tantrums and breakdowns. 2. Requesting a particular cup, fork, toy, game, and then a tantrum. Often at the worst possible time they’ll make demand. They’re choosing this time because they have been trained that you’re more likely to give in or at least reward the behaviour with lots of lovely  ...

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The Great BC Getaway Giveaway

“Any plans for the weekend?” – whatsherface in the office lunchroom “Oh, just heading out of town for a quick break.” – you. That feeling of telling that workmate you never really liked that you’re going on vacation was incredible. Not that we have  ...

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Retro Gaming System Giveaway

Since we’re all staying safe at home right now, I wanted to give away something fun. The Atari Flashback X is a mini version of the classic Atari console and has 110 games built-in, including: Space Invaders Asteroids Jungle Hunt Pitfall! Frogger Centipede Adventure II For a chance to  ...

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