Why use a Reward Chart?

Why use a Reward Chart?

Are you struggling to get your child to share their toys with a friend, eat all the food on their plates, pick up toys, or clean their bedroom? Do their homework? If any of these situations ring true to you, have you ever considered using a reward chart with your child to get you back […]

Road Trip Survival Tips for Parents!

Road Trip Survival Tips for Parents!

If you have young children you may have a more flexible schedule and can take road trips at any time of the year. This often means that you can save money as there is a lower demand off season. Road trips with children can be great fun, but we have some survival tips for you! […]

5 Ideas to Keep Toddler’s Busy

5 Ideas to Keep Toddler’s Busy

You already know if you have a toddler that they constantly keep you on your toes! Toddlers seem to have endless energy that often leaves parents seeking new ideas to keep them occupied. We can help! Here are 5 ways to keep your little one busy: Edible art. Strap your child in their high chairs and give them an […]

How to Teach Young Kids To Be Responsible

How to Teach Young Kids To Be Responsible

Raising helpful, good kids who know how to help around the home is not impossible. In this article we found, experts discuss easy ways to incorporate responsibility into your child’s life. Start Young You can’t suddenly spring responsibility on a teenager and expect he will know how to follow through. Imagine your high school daughter […]

6 Tips to Building your Child’s Confidence

6 Tips to Building your Child’s Confidence

One of the most important things a parent can do for their child is to build up their confidence. So how you may ask? These tips may help. Love your child. Praise your child. Try to instill independence. Model self love and positive self image. Teach resilience. Support them. A child’s self-confidence comes from a […]

3 Reasons to Encourage Your Kids to Love the Theater

3 Reasons to Encourage Your Kids to Love the Theater

As a parent, you want to do everything you can to enrich your kids’ lives. From making sure they have access to a plethora of books and encouraging them to sign up for extracurricular classes to making sure they have plenty of ways to foster their creativity, your kids really do have a lot of […]

5 Simple Ways to Improve Parenting Skills

5 Simple Ways to Improve Parenting Skills

Are you an effective parent? Do your children listen to you? Do you enjoy spending quality time with your child? In this article in the Washington Post, there are five ways that can help you to become a  more effective parent. Cultivate a family value system. Prioritize self-care. Create strong but kind boundaries and routines. Don’t take […]

How To Reduce Screen Time?

How To Reduce Screen Time?

One of the biggest challenges facing parents today is how to reduce screen time. Cellphones, video games, tablets, TV’s and computers are every day objects of entertainment for children of today.  Next time you are at the shopping malls, count the number of young children with their parents cell phone or a tablet at hand […]

Tips on How to Raise Happy, Healthy Kids

Tips on How to Raise Happy, Healthy Kids

As parents we all want the same thing for our kids, we want them to be healthy,  happy, and well-adjusted. Here are some (not so secret) ideas to raise happy kids: Control bad behavior – often a child knows that they get their parents attention much quicker if they behave badly.  We believe, that sometimes […]

The Importance of Playtime

The Importance of Playtime

School recess is as an essential break from the rigors of concentrated difficulties in the classroom.  But just as important is the fact that safe and well-supervised recess offers cognitive, social, emotional, and physical benefits that may not be fully appreciated or noticed.    PE may just be seen as a time that children can “let […]