Summer Writing – Teacher’s Dream Getting Kids To Enjoy Writing

Summer Writing – Teacher’s Dream Getting Kids To Enjoy Writing

We have created a fun way to keep your children busy during the summer break and yes it involves writing, so you will have one happy teacher when your little ones return to school! We have created the perfect project for every child on vacation – a 7 day 20 page lightweight activity booklet – My Vacation […]

Are You Prepared for An Emergency?

Are You Prepared for An Emergency?

Hurricane reason is upon us.  Do you have a natural disaster kit ready? The chances are that you do not….most Americans are not prepared. The task is not too daunting as you think. We found these useful article By Wendy Sue Swanson, M.D. from Parents Magazine which we think will help you. Step One: Create a Communication […]

Establish a Healthy Daily Routine

Establish a Healthy Daily Routine

Do you feel disorganized and overwhelmed constantly? 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 […]

Eating Together as a Family

Eating Together as a Family

Many families do not eat any of their meals together. The schedule of everyone in the family just doesn’t make time for it. Kids have after school football, softball, play dates, and is lucky if they get a chance to grab dinner at the drive-thru window.  Parents too are often working doubled shifts. We have all become over […]

Simple Tips to Limit Children’s Screen Time

Simple Tips to Limit Children’s Screen Time

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 sounds from phones and […]

Need Space? Check out these 50+ Ideas

Need Space? Check out these 50+ Ideas

When you have run out of space in your home there are 2 choices – move or get creative! Most people cannot afford to move so we found this great article that shares some out of the box ideas. To make more room in your home just click the link below. 50+ Home Storage Solutions & Ideas

Summer Reading Programs For Children

Summer Reading Programs For Children

Summer is on its way – get ready! Students are about to begin their long, hot lazy days of summer and before you know it, 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 a  short list […]

5  Important Social Skills for Kids

5 Important Social Skills for Kids

Social skills are extremely important! Good social skills allow kids to enjoy better relationships. But the benefits of good social skills has a far reaching social acceptance -children are more likely to reap immediate benefits. Here are 5 important social skills for a child to learn: Sharing Making eye contact Listening Working together Manners Another […]

How to Encourage Kids to Read During the Summer

How to Encourage Kids to Read During the Summer

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 […]

To grow up healthy, children need to sit less and play more

To grow up healthy, children need to sit less and play more

Recently an important message was published by the World Health Organisation highlighting the importance children having less screentime, particularly babies and toddler age children really struck a chord with us. Over the 15 years we have been established the change in how parent’s ‘parent their children’ has been huge and fascinating but more recently concerning […]