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 […]

Sleep Awareness Week, March 10-16

Sleep Awareness Week, March 10-16

Sleep is vital to our well being. Good sleep habits are important  to develop when young  in order to be able to function effectively. As parents, we all try to make sure our children get a healthy diet. But have you ever thought about whether your child is getting healthy sleep?  Sleep is sleep, isn’t […]

Pancake Day 2019 : Easy Recipe

Pancake Day 2019 : Easy Recipe

Get your skillets …. Pancake Day is here! Here is a recipe that is easy to use and won’t let you down. 4oz sifted plain flour 1/2 pint of milk 1 egg Mix ingredients together. Use 2oz of butter for frying. Mmm … delicious!  Now what do you add to yours?  Our favorite is good […]

Tips to help you “Spring Forward”

Tips to help you “Spring Forward”

This year in the USA the clocks spring forward at 2am on Sunday March 10th 2019.  After a long dark winter we welcome the extra sunlight into our lives! However, we have lost an hour of sleep which can be hard for children adjusting their body clocks. “Young children need more sleep and don’t tolerate sleep deprivation as well as […]