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 […]

Five Tips to Improve Fine Motor Skills

Five Tips to Improve Fine Motor Skills

Fine motor skills require using (and coordinating) the muscles in fingers, hands and forearms.  The term “fine motor skills” refers to the movements your child makes using the small muscles in her hands and forearms, examples include unbuttoning an buttoning a shirt.  The activities below, will build on your child’s fine motor skills and encourage […]

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 […]

Social, Motor, Cognitive skills for a 2 year old

Social, Motor, Cognitive skills for a 2 year old

By the age of two years,  your little one is transitioning from “baby” to “child.” She is no doubt making significant leaps in development. But, its not all plain sailing – there could be some bumps in the road as they begin to learn a new set of rules! Here are some common milestones two year […]

Potty Training Tips

Potty Training Tips

Are you ready to start Potty Training? It is important to remember there is no actual ‘right’ age, it always depends on your child.

Establishing Positive Routines

Establishing Positive Routines

Do you feel constantly overwhelmed and disorganized? Then maybe it is time to establish some good habits and get you and your family into a positive daily routine that works for you, and takes advantages of your strengths and weaknesses. Routines are not boring or bad, but important in a family to keep everyone sane! Routines for […]

Tips on how to discipline your kids in public

Tips on how to discipline your kids in public

A child’s tantrum at home is one thing, but in public, such as in a grocery store,  it is a completely different matter. Do you react the same way? Are you aware of all eyes and ears around watching and listening? There is no reason why your child should get away with misbehaving just because you […]

Why use a Reward Chart?

Why use a Reward Chart?

Struggling to get your child to share their toys with a friend? Eat all the food on their plates? Clean their bedroom? Master toilet training? Do their homework? If any of these situations are bringing a wry grin to your face, have you ever tried using a reward chart with your child? The debate continues […]