The Benefits of Giving Kids Chores

The Benefits of Giving Kids Chores

Why Giving Kids Chores Can Be Good for Them – said no child EVER!!  However, giving children household chores at an early age helps to build a lasting sense of mastery, responsibility and self-reliance, according to research by Marty Rossmann, professor emeritus at the University of Minnesota. Remember your kids are listening – if they […]

Easter Activities for Kids

Easter Activities for Kids

Everything you need for a great Easter celebration with your kids:  Easter crafts, decorations, recipe, coloring pages, , egg decorating ideas, games and more all in one place! Share with your friends and enjoy! Dying Easter Eggs Easter Tasty Treat Recipe – if you have too many eggs left after Easter, this simple recipe will help […]

Earth Day Activities

Earth Day Activities

In honor of Earth Day this Monday, April 22, we have found some interesting ideas that will help you to understand the meaning of Earth Day and some wonderfully interesting activities for your kids to participate in. Earth Day is our annual reminder to slow down and appreciate the bounty of the earth. The following Earth Day Activities for […]

5 Simple Tips to Limit Children’s Screen Time

5 Simple Tips to Limit Children’s Screen Time

Next time you are out, look around you – it seems that everyone has a screen  within a couple of inches from their face!  Striking a healthy balance between online and in-person interaction is more difficult for today’s families. How do we find a happy medium between quality family time and the constant bombardment of […]

6 Ways to Calm Down Kids (anywhere!)

6 Ways to Calm Down Kids (anywhere!)

One important social skill a child can learn is how to resolve conflicts. Young children too can learn this skill.  We know that when tempers are frayed, words get ugly. This is very true for adults too.  The inability to calm down, self-regulate, and manage anger can and may have lasting negative effects. It is […]

Autism Awareness Day : April 2nd 2019

Autism Awareness Day : April 2nd 2019

Every year on World Autism Awareness Day, Autism Speaks celebrates its international “Light It Up Blue” campaign. How are you celebrating? Do you have plans? There are many ways that you can show your support. Thousands of iconic landmarks, skyscrapers, schools, businesses and homes across the globe unite by shining bright blue lights in honor […]

4 Simple Tips for Potty Training

4 Simple Tips for Potty Training

From a baby to young child in the blink of an eye, potty training is one of the most important developmental milestones your child will ever have. Yet the key to potty training success is a lot of encouragement, patience and staying positive. Pick a good time to start. The following times are probably fairly stressful […]

7 Simple Tips to Reduce Morning Stress

7 Simple Tips to Reduce Morning Stress

Do you need help in the morning? Is your family stressed each day trying to get ready for school and work ? If yes, continue reading – we may be able to help!  It is possible to avoid the morning chaos – each night before going to bed take some extra steps to prevent the morning […]

10 Good Table Manners Tips to Teach Your Kids

10 Good Table Manners Tips to Teach Your Kids

Good table manners are important at all times! Whether you’re eating at home, dining out, or having dinner with friends. Teaching table manners is an important tools for social interaction that will help your child for the rest of their life! Wow- that’s something to think about! We have created our Let’s Eat Together Placemat […]

Behaviors Not to Ignore

Behaviors Not to Ignore

As we have mentioned before it is often the case that bad behavior gets a lot more attention than good behavior. Ignoring mild misbehavior is an OK rule for parents to follow – it shows your child that their bad behavior won’t get a reaction, which means he’ll be less likely to repeat that behavior […]