Happy Independence Day: Celebrate July 4

Happy Independence Day: Celebrate July 4

July 4th is almost here!  We all love to celebrate Independence Day. Some families light up the BBQ and fill the day with hot dogs, beach parties, baseball games, and fireworks. Some young kids may also be questions about the significance of July 4th — such as, What does “Independence Day” mean? As you answer […]

How to Establish Boundaries for Kids

How to Establish Boundaries for Kids

Any parent knows that it’s in kids’ nature to test their limits; it seems to be something all kids are born knowing how to do and often they do it extremely well!! As a parent, your task is to teach kids how to test their limits respectfully, without being angry or defiant, and to know […]

Creating Summer Memories with your Kids

Creating Summer Memories with your Kids

Summer can be a long break for your children but it can also be a wonderful time to reconnect and create fun summer memories. We have put together a list of some fun ideas that you can easily try with your family. Jump in the car for a local day trip. Set up a lemonade […]

Summer Challenges for Parents

Summer Challenges for Parents

The official summer break has started (but in reality it actually started in March ) and we can all take a sigh of relief and catch our breathe! The morning madness has stopped – no more rushing around trying to pack lunches, get kids dressed and arrive at school and work on time. Without schedules […]

Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day!

“Any man can be a father but it takes someone special to be a Dad.” — Anne Geddes

Ways to keep Children safe during the Summer

Ways to keep Children safe during the Summer

Summer is a great time for kids to enjoy different indoor and outdoor activities. Whether they are young children or teens, learn ways to keep your kids safe and healthy while they enjoy the summer fun. Water safety – Unfortunately drowning’s are the leading cause of injury death for children ages 1 to 4 years […]

Creating Summer Memories With Your Children

Creating Summer Memories With Your Children

Summer can be a long break for your children but it can also be a wonderful time to reconnect and create fun summer memories. We have put together a list of some fun ideas that you can easily try with your family. Jump in the car for a local day trip. Set up a lemonade […]

Successfully Using Reward Charts

Successfully Using Reward Charts

So you are looking for ways to change your child’s behavior? This is not as easy task! But do not stop reading we can help provide the tools to kick start that change. We believe that our reward charts are a convincing way of: encouraging behavior you want, (such as getting dressed, brushing hair etc) discouraging […]

15 Alternatives to Screen-Time for Children

15 Alternatives to Screen-Time for Children

Being home with children 24/7 can sometimes be difficult to keep them  entertained without resorting too often to TV programs and computer games. If this is an area of concern for you we may be able to help! We found a great resource from The Parent Fairy who suggests one way to overcome this is […]

How to Teach Your Kids to Be More Independent

How to Teach Your Kids to Be More Independent

Parents do you often feel that you have to repeat yourself again and again to get your child to respond? It can be quite tiresome for both kids to hear parents nag, and for parents to see their children not complete what is expected of them. Here are some tips that may help both parents […]