WHY WE MUST PLAY AND READ TO OUR CHILDREN

New study shows why we must play and read aloud to our children. Doing so, children are better prepared for school, less hyper, more attentive, and less anxious with peers.

 

INTERVIEW WITH OLYMPIC BRONZE MEDALIST ALLISON BAVER AND HOW SHE'S HELPING CHILDREN

 INTERVIEW WITH OLYMPIC BRONZE MEDALIST ALLISON BAVER AND HOW SHE'S HELPING CHILDREN

Interview with three-time Olympic short track speed skater Allison Baver and how she’s helping children.

DISPLAYING CHILDREN’S ARTWORK… and the importance of why we should do it

There are many reasons in child development why children’s artwork should be displayed, but the one I treasure the most is…

CREATIVE BREAKFAST IDEAS FOR CHILDREN

Some of the most successful people in the world have said that the first hour upon arising, and their breakfast, is the most important hour of their day...

IF TEACHERS COULD TALK... what they really may say

Teachers are wonderful, but sometimes they just can’t say to parents what they may be feeling. If teachers could talk, would they say this?

TIPS FOR TRAVELING WITH CHILDREN

Traveling with children can be very stressful. Here are a few tips to help relieve some of the stress.

TO WORK OR NOT TO WORK? Battling the Criticism of Stay-At-Home-Parents vs. Working Parents

Battling the criticism of stay-at-home parents vs. working parents.

NAGGING OR TEACHING... are we nagging our children or teaching responsibility

Are we nagging our children, or are we teaching responsibility?

DESCRIBING THANKSGIVING TO CHILDREN

Mommy, what is Thanksgiving?” “Daddy, why did the Pilgrims leave their country?”

“Why do we eat turkey?” A brief and easy read for a Thanksgiving description.

CHOCOLATE CHIP PUMPKIN COOKIES and FALL!

A great Fall recipe! Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cookies!

THE BIG BAD PARENT Will you seize the moment if it means your child will be embarrassed or even get in trouble at school... or will you not?

Will you seize the moment if it means your child will be embarrassed or even get in trouble at school, or will you not? “Should I get my child to take responsibility for something that was his fault? But he’ll get in trouble at school if he admits to it.  He learned from it, so we should just move on.  I don’t have the time to deal with it.”

SUMMER FUN WITH CHILDREN Keeping Children Happy, Healthy, and Challenged During the Summer Months

Summer Fun! Keeping children happy, healthy, and challenged during the summer months.

CHILDREN AND COMPUTER TIME... how much is too much?

“Okay, how would you like to use your imagination?”  In a heartbeat, they all retrieved iPads and/or expensive phones from their backpacks and started playing games – alone.  She stated it was as if they were all inside of their own little bubble.  They didn’t look at each other.  They didn’t laugh with each other.  They didn’t want to play together.  The only talk around the table was who had the nicest phone and iPad.