As a parent, we usually have a plan in place for everything...sickness, discipline, juggling busy schedules, even menu options for the week, but have you managed a way to rise as the victor in the homework battle? After learning for 8 hours, the... (Read More)
Back in our day, if we got bored on a car ride, we pulled out the original tablet and stylus (paper and a pencil) and played tic-tac-toe and the dot game until we arrived at our destination.
Now, by age 2 most children can effectively operate... (Read More)
This time of year, you always hear about resolutions related to wanting to change our lives, but how many people actually follow through with them? We say forget the resolutions and just make a point to make 2019 the best yet! Gather up your family... (Read More)
Parenting can be hard. We are always trying to teach them right from wrong, how to behave in public, and ways to make choices that define them as a person. However, above all, the most difficult part of being a parent is letting them complete... (Read More)
Childhood encompasses an exponential amount of curiosity, interest, and enthusiasm. All that energy is better used when harnessed in constructive and creative environments.
After school programs allow children to direct this vigor in a consistent... (Read More)
Childhood development essentially makes up the cognitive evolution, social interconnectedness, and physiological makeup that takes place between birth and adolescence. Autonomy, or self-sufficiency, is the ultimate goal for children. While the rate... (Read More)
Don't touch the dishes!
This reminder is for all of you moms and dads who are trying to help your kids learn to become more independent by assigning chores or any number of steps you might take to foster self reliance. But it can be tough, can't... (Read More)
It's fascinating to think that the toys we play with as children can essentially aid in our motor skills and cognitive development. To new parents and experienced parents like, and with adequate information and a willingness to expand, we can give... (Read More)
As we are entering the giving season, it's the perfect time of year for teaching kids about giving. A great place to start is by helping your child understand the importance of sharing. For any child, sharing can sometimes be a challenge. And let's... (Read More)