August is National Family Fun Month. Here’s a few ideas to help celebrate it!
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.
Valentine’s Day is a day for love. But when your family receives so much love every other day of the year, how do you make this day – memorable...
Another year! What a blessing to be able to experience it. Helping children set goals for the new year may help them stay focused, and understand that every action, good or bad, has a consequence...
There are many reasons in child development why children’s artwork should be displayed, but the one I treasure the most is…
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...
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?
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.
A great Fall recipe! Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cookies!
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! Keeping children happy, healthy, and challenged during the summer months.
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!
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.
Get to know Debbie Caldwell, co-creator of Harry Pierre & PeTunia, a little better! Read about her dedication to children and parents. http://mom-spot.com/meet-debbie-caldwell-developer-harry-pierre-petunia-puddlesworth/
Welcome to Puddlesworth Cafe! A place where everyone who loves helping children can meet, chat, and share. So grab cup of your favorite drink and enjoy reading.
Here at Puddlesworth Cafe we wish to emphasize the imagination and creativity for parents and for children with a blog or two of personal wisdom experiences. We welcome any comments that will help us assist you in making children’s lives richer while making them believe they are what they are – beautiful and unique in their own special way!
That's why we believe so strongly in our vision statement: Our vision is for all children to feel the joy in believing in themselves, the excitement of believing in the power of the imagination, and the wonders of feeling compassion and kindness.
The creators of this team wish to thank you for stopping by and supporting their commitment to children.
Please check out our product page. Our DVD The Beginning encourages kindness, respect, manners, intellectual stimulation, sharing, actions and their consequences, responsibility, art enrichment, academics, listening comprehension, and more.
Thank you and we look forward to seeing you again here at Puddlesworth Cafe!
--- Debbie, Gladys, and Jim