Gift Receiving – teaching your kids to be gracious

Whether it’s a birthday or a holiday, like Easter, Hanukkah, or Valentine’s Day, your children will receive gifts…lots and lots of gifts. Young children don’t naturally understand the lifecycle of

Smooth Playdates Pt. 1: How to Resolve Conflicts Between Young Children

Playdates are supposed to be fun, right? Then why do some of them end in conflict and tears? Young children often struggle to share and compromise, so spats can happen

Mad About Science – 10 Fun Science Experiments for Kids

No matter how your children feel about Science class at school, science at home can be a lot of fun! Home science experiments are a great way to keep the

Winter Vacay: Teaching Your Children to Pack for Themselves

You’ve planned your family vacation down to the last detail, but now it’s time to pack. Packing for the whole family can be a lot to tackle, however, you don’t

What is Valentine’s Day About for Kids?

For children, Valentine’s Day will mean different things at different ages. Older children, who probably exchange cards and gifts only with a select few, will likely have begun to find

Fussy Eater: 4 Ways to Encourage Your Child to Eat Healthier

Did you just serve your child a plate of white and beige food? Don’t worry, you are far from alone. Many of us wonder how we got here, because we

Snow Day 2: Fun Indoor Activities for When You Are Snowed In

You peer out of the window and there it is, mountains and mountains of snow. You and the family aren’t going anywhere. A lovely thought at first, but before you

Your Little Ones Are Growing Up: Five Ways to Encourage Independence at Home

Your babies are growing up fast. Maybe faster than you want them to. But look on the bright side– with age comes maturity, and with maturity comes independence. Think about

New Year’s Resolutions for Kids: 2016 Reset (or 217 Reset?)

Children and adults alike fall into bad habits. The New Year, with its tradition of resolutions, is an ideal time to start fresh. You’re committing to visiting the gym more

Snow Day 1: Four Fun Outdoor Snow Activities

You just got the robocall from your child’s school – it’s a snow day. Sure, it’s cold and you have to shovel, but make sure you have some fun, too.