Kids Summer Writing – Vacation Journals

Kids Summer Writing – Vacation Journals

Are you looking for tips to keep your child learning over the summer  – its not easy but it is possible!  Now, we can help even your child when on vacation! We have created the perfect project for every child on vacation – a 7 day 20 page lightweight activity booklet – My Vacation Journal.  Our […]

Finding Friends – Networking with Other Parents

Finding Friends – Networking with Other Parents

When you first have children you may notice that you start to hang out with a different circle of friends. Now the people you are most likely to mix with our other new parents who have newborns too.  Moving to a new town, heavily pregnant I did not know anyone!  Soon after the birth of my first […]

Stress Relievers for Parents and Children

Stress Relievers for Parents and Children

While time spent with children can be fun and fulfilling much of the time, it’s no secret that parenting can be stressful, Here are ten ways to  relieve stress you can generally practice while caring for children: Drawing Walking Blowing bubbles Laughing Listening to music Meeting up with friends Being around animals Coloring activity such as […]

Discipline After Divorce

Discipline After Divorce

A separation or divorce can be a stressful time for the entire family. If we lived in a perfect world, divorced parents would be able to co-parent easily and the rules would remain consistent. Discipline and consequences would carry over from one home to the next and both parents would work together to prevent behavior problems before they […]

Summer Safety Tips – Children and Bicycles

Summer Safety Tips – Children and Bicycles

  Accidents on bikes tend to rise during the summer months.  Children of all ages,  are more likely to be riding bicycles for fun during the summer months, as opposed to simply riding bikes to school. Parents should talk with children about bike safety and set ground rules to reduce accident risks, but ultimately it […]

Screen Free Activities Kids Will Love

Screen Free Activities Kids Will Love

Here’s a stark fact: Most American children spend more time consuming electronic media than they do in school – that’s a pretty worrying statistic.  Click here to view more details on this fact.  It is up to each individual family to decide just how much screen time is best for their kids. Here are some of […]

Morning Routines – Start your day the right way

Morning Routines – Start your day the right way

  The simplest way to make mornings go smoothly is to establish a consistent morning  routine for kids that actually works. Here are some tips to do just that Make sure everyone is getting enough sleep. Organization starts in the evening – get the breakfast table set, clothes laid out for the kids, backpacks packed and […]

Celebrating Your Child’s Achievements

Celebrating Your Child’s Achievements

It’s important to celebrate achievements of your children. An achievement is anything that you child has been trying hard to master and accomplishes it. Here are some ways to acknowledge achievements, big and small, in your child’s life: Potty training – We can help! Once your child has mastered this we have a FREE download […]

How to Improve Your Child’s Social Skills

How to Improve Your Child’s Social Skills

What are Social Skills? According to Wikipedia “A social skill is any skill facilitating interaction and communication with others” Our friends at ‘Fundamentally Children’ have written great tips on ways to improve social skills. The importance of social skills cannot be stressed enough, and without teaching and developing these it can be difficult for children to […]

Free Summer Reading Programs For Kids

Free Summer Reading Programs For Kids

Summer is coming. Students are about to begin their long hot summer and before you know it, they will fall off their normal schedule and their minds become idle. The dreaded “summer slide” sets in. It is a known fact that children can lose up to 2 months of reading achievement during the Summer months. Here is […]