Useful tips When Planning a Family Vacation

Useful tips When Planning a Family Vacation

Plan the perfect family vacation with fun, kid friendly trip ideas.  This is a great time to unwind and relax and have fun with your kids – as long as you have planed the right vacation! We spend much of our lives living with deadlines, running errands, and other activities , most of which can be […]

Flying with children: 10 secrets to stress-free travel

Flying with children: 10 secrets to stress-free travel

Summer means travel to many families , which can be a very stressful time.   But it doesn’t have to be that way!  From experience of travelling with young children I would recommend you pack an extra set of clothing for yourself too!  We found these great secrets on how to fly with children, stress free. […]

Summer Road Trip Survival Tips

Summer Road Trip Survival Tips

It’s summertime, and so you know that means it’s also road-trip season!  You know when you make great plans, the sun is shinning, not a drop of rain and everyone is happy and smiling! Well, not all road trips go without a hitch so plan for a few storm clouds too! Make sure you’re prepared, pack […]

Healthy Summertime Snacks for Children

Healthy Summertime Snacks for Children

Summertime is here!  We all love delicious summertime snacks. We have found some summertime snacks – thanks to Baby Einstein for these wonderful ideas. From popsicles to potato salad, everyone loves summertime snacks! It’s a great opportunity to let your little ones try something new. Who knows how much their taste has changed each month? […]

Knowing Life Skills – High School Kids

Knowing Life Skills – High School Kids

Parents, we are doing too much for our children! We love our kids so much we want to protect them, help them, and cultivate them into perfect, happy humans. However the affect of this is that we are not preparing our kids for the world and life as adults.  Here are some basic life skills that […]

Happy Independence Day: Celebrate July 4

Happy Independence Day: Celebrate July 4

July 4th is almost here!  Children 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 their questions, you can […]

Encouraging Summer Reading – My Book Review

Encouraging Summer Reading – My Book Review

The “Summer Slide” is about to start…. Students are about to begin their long hot summer and before you know it they will fall off the normal schedule and their minds start to become idle and so the “Summer Slide” begins. While families are busy planning vacations, mini summer breaks, and generally keeping the kids busy the last thing […]

Keeping Children Safe during the Summer

Keeping 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 […]

Three Ways to Prevent the Summer Slide

Three Ways to Prevent the Summer Slide

During the summer months many children, especially those children who struggle to read,  forget some of what they’ve learned or slip out of practice. However it is very possible to help them at home during this time. Six books to summer success: The research shows that reading just six books during the summer may keep a […]

Summer Slide: Keeping kids active

Summer Slide: Keeping kids active

If you have been keeping up with our recent blog posts you would have heard us mention many time the summer slide. It is reported that Students can experience learning loss when they do not engage in educational activities during the summer months. On average, students lose the equivalent of two months of math and reading skills […]