“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.
Things to do when your child is sick… and how good patience feels!
Helping children dream big! “We do our best to guide and love and nurture and support our children and their dreams. Possibly, somewhere along the way without realizing it we either squash their dreams, try to tell them about a better dream, or ignore the excitement of their enthusiasm all together.”
How do you help your child understand jealousy and its consequences? How do we guide our children to support others instead of feeling jealous?
Ever wonder what to do with all those wonderful and well-received holiday cards? The birthday cards and lovely Thank You cards? Wait! Don’t throw them away. Send them here and help others!
Holiday cheer, Santa is near! A children’s Christmas poem.
Paris-Fallen But Not Down… “Our citizens did not have to say a word when passing one another at a store, the post office, or even a street corner - we all knew what each other were feeling - a deep sorrow we had never experienced. We hugged each other with our eyes and held the precious families affected with this tragic loss in our hearts.”
Helping children learn gratitude is one of the most important things a parent can teach their children.
Autumn, crafts, and children! Pinecone wreathes, picture frames made out of Popsicle sticks and leaves, pinecones with a drop of red and orange glitter glue on each petal, and the list goes one.
Grab the chance to join the journey!
Have you ever had an afternoon where you feel the need for a few more "What can we do as a family?" ideas? Family-fun ideas? Crafts' fun? Indoor - outdoor fun? Harry Pierre & PeTunia Puddlesworth have some great ideas for you - 40 of them!
Dads are taking bigger roles in their children’s lives.
When traditional school isn’t working out for your child. There are many options available. Just watch your child, and he or she will show you exactly how they need to learn. Our roles as parents is to just keep searching for what works best.
Helping children believe in themselves.
Date night… with your child? Spending quality one-on-one time with your child, and the benefits of doing so.
Children and laughter! Babies laugh 300 times a day and adults only 20. Shame on us! Just because we age does not mean we have to lose our ability to stay young at heart.
Starting school can be so scary. Here are a few tips for that first day of school.
Believe in your parent intuition. Especially when you think something is wrong with your child.
The benefits of children watching parents be kind and helping others is the easiest way to teach them compassion. Here are a few ideas that…