Sweet summertime! The kids can let their imaginations soar and entertain themselves all day long.
Unfortunately, the reality of summertime may not be so sweet. First, kids aren't always that great at entertaining themselves. Then, with all of the... (Read More)
Sing along now: “A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down …”
A spoonful of sugar may help the medicine go down. But here’s something even better! A spoonful of creativity could help you and your little ones avoid the need for... (Read More)
If you have little ones who balk at bedtime, maybe it's time to help them change the way they think about sleep.
You know how important a good night's sleep is. During sleep is when the brain recharges and refuels. According to the Sleep... (Read More)
You don't have to make everything you do with your kids an educational experience. But since science is fun, why not use everyday activities to bring science to life for your kids? And you'll help them see that science is all around them. Where to... (Read More)
You know that learning can be a fun, exhilarating experience - but sometimes kids have a different perspective. Too often when they think of learning, they relate it to the stress that school brings (think homework and grades). So how can you help... (Read More)
Sharing. It is one of those ideals that is, for the most part, universally considered to be a behavior to strive toward. But sharing isn't always easy - especially for kids. Since we as adults sometimes struggle with sharing, it shouldn't be... (Read More)
Play. It's an important part of childhood. From the simple joys of climbing a tree or catching a ball to the elaborate daydreams of flying to the moon in a box or building the world's tallest skyscraper with blocks, these activities allow kids to... (Read More)
As adults we have become accustomed to thinking of stress as a normal part of our days. It's true that some stress is good for us. This stress, eustress, is beneficial and is usually associated with feelings of anticipation and excitement... (Read More)
"Set your goals high, and don’t stop til you get there." - Bo Jackson
One way to help motivate yourself to action and success, at any age, is to set a goal to work toward. Goal setting is an art in itself, and it's important to show kids how to... (Read More)