Happy Halloween – Here’s to Fun and Safety!

Happy Halloween – Here’s to Fun and Safety!

Halloween with Your Toddlers This can be such a fun time for your toddler, and a little scary too. We can encourage our toddlers to participate in Halloween festivities, but let’s not force them to do something they are not quite ready for. Halloween is a great...
Let’s Start This Year Off Right!

Let’s Start This Year Off Right!

10 things to start doing today: Figure out your child’s school schedule. Then one week before school actually starts, have your kids go to bed and wake up in the morning at the times they will for school. Eat breakfast and dinner at the times they will on school...
Four Academic lessons to Teach at Home

Four Academic lessons to Teach at Home

Teach Your Child to be Organized. When children feel organized, are confident that they know what to do, and have all their needed materials, their confidence go up, and so does the quality of their work. Prepare a checklist of things your child needs to bring to and...
Summer Safety and Fun!

Summer Safety and Fun!

Making the Most of Your Summer Vacation Woo hoo, summer vacation is here! This fills some parents with joy: no homework, no car pools, sleeping late, less stress for both children and parents. The same thought fills some parents with dread: fewer activities, more...
How to Listen and How to Talk

How to Listen and How to Talk

What do I say and how do I say it? Most families struggle, at some point, with communicating easily with each other. Some children don’t seem to listen or don’t want to talk. Other children talk non-stop and have parents who don’t seem to listen....