It’s almost here! Christmas! Children everywhere are bouncing off the walls with anticipation (literally and figuratively). School is almost out for 2 whole weeks and presents and sweets and down time, oh my! If you have a school age child at home (and younger siblings, too), Christmas break may feel
The official 12 Days before Christmas has arrived! We’ve put together a super cute Bucket List for you to do with your family. If you’d like you can even print it out here. Below the image are a few helpful notes so you can make the most of your time together!
Reading to your children is, hands down, one of the most beneficial things you can do for them to build language and social skills. Stories come to life on the page and make words engaging for children, which in turn fosters a love of reading. There are countless, wonderful Children’s
We’ve all been there, rushing from one thing to the next, inevitably turning up late because something happens last minute that we didn’t plan for. It might be the early morning rush out the door to work and school or the afternoon hustle to practices, second jobs, appointments, or other commitments.
For most of us, Christmas conjures anticipation and joy for the celebration to come but that isn’t true for everyone. While some may spend the season in a frenzy of shopping, baking, and gift wrapping others are wondering where their next meal will come from or how to provide even basic necessities for
Parents Can Be Good Teachers to Their Children From a very young age, children are exposed to different people on a regular basis – any of whom can form their thoughts and beliefs. None of the people they are exposed to on a regular basis are more important than their
Bringing home a new baby is an exciting and magical event for any family. Preparing your home in advance for the big day helps parents to proactively provide built in safety for the new addition to the family. There are a range of different baby safety products on the market
Summer is the time of year for running around, playing outdoors, and staying active in the beautiful weather. However, all this running and physical activity in the heat of the day can put children, and adults, at risk for heat stroke and related types of complications. Heat stroke is not
It’s no secret that raising children today is a tough job. With all of the influences they have in their lives, keeping them on the right path is never easy. One area that will never be “out of style” when it comes to raising good kids is teaching them manners.
Listening to music may make your children smart, according to many child development experts. Dubbed “the Mozart Effect,” thanks to a 1993 study in which college students’ scores on spatial and temporal reasoning problems improved after listening to the music of the famous 18th-century composer, the theory is backed up