How to Deal with Preschool Separation Anxiety

How to Deal with Preschool Separation Anxiety

Beginning preschool is an exciting time for your child, but it can also be quite frightening. The transition to this stage of their education is often a rocky one, consisting of good days and bad days. One big problem that kids and parents may have to deal with is separation anxiety. Thankfully, there are a… Read more »

Mindfulness for Kids: How to Get Started

Mindfulness for Kids: How to Get Started

Kids have a lot to worry about these days. From COVID-19 to everyday school drama, the amount of stress and anxiety in their lives can feel overwhelming. While we can’t get rid of their problems completely, we can help our kids better manage those problems by teaching them mindfulness. What is mindfulness? When people hear… Read more »

How to Address Perfectionism in Your Kids

How to Address Perfectionism in Your Kids

Perfectionism sounds like a good trait for kids to have. After all, who doesn’t strive for perfection? In reality, though, nobody is perfect, and making our kids believe that they must be so can create a paralyzing fear of failure. Instead, it is much healthier to teach our kids that it’s OK to make mistakes,… Read more »

4 Essential Life Skills to Teach Your Kids at a Young Age

4 Essential Life Skils to Teach Your Kids While They're Young

When your kids are making that awkward, anxiety-inducing leap into adulthood, the life skills that they learned while they were young will help them make it through mostly unscathed. Decision-making skills, time management, and even learning how to place food orders will come in handy both now and into the future.    So, don’t wait. Get… Read more »

3 Reasons Why Kids Should Have a Pet

3 Reasons Why Kids Should Have a Pet

It’s only a matter of time before your children are old enough to start asking for a pet. This is a common situation for families around the nation. While it’s easy to decide against a pet, having a furry friend in the household can be greatly beneficial to children. From a very young age, growing… Read more »

Understanding the Visual, Auditory, and Kinesthetic Learning Styles

Understanding the Visual, Auditory, and Kinesthetic Learning Styles

Every child learns at their own pace and in their own way. While some may learn better listening to a lecturer, others may learn better by doing something with their own two hands. The three learning styles—visual, auditory, and kinesthetic—are apparent in all individuals, but some may gravitate towards one style more than the rest…. Read more »

How to Help Your Child Choose the Right Sport

How to Help Your Child Choose the Right Sport

In the age of smartphones and Netflix, we’ll do whatever we can to get and keep our children active. One way to do that is to get them interested in sports. Whether it be baseball, tennis, or soccer, there are a large number of sports available to kids, and it can be difficult to narrow… Read more »

How to Support Your Kids During the Coronavirus Outbreak

How to Support Your Kids During the Coronavirus Outbreak

The novel coronavirus has truly impacted our way of life, closing our schools, shuttering businesses, and creating a sense of uncertainty across the country. This can be stressful for adults, but it can also be stressful for children, perhaps even more so. Without school or activities to keep them occupied, children can feel especially isolated… Read more »

Stress Management Tips for Kids

Stress Management Tips for Kids

We live in stressful times. From social media to family troubles to politics, there are a lot of stressors out there in the world. This is true for adults, but it is also true for kids. Children tend to be even more susceptible to noise and commotion than adults. Plus, due to their age, they… Read more »

3 Tips for Encouraging Your Kids to Be Active

3 Tips for Encouraging Your Kids to Be Active

In this day and age, getting and staying active is difficult for anyone. We have all sorts of distractions that keep us glued onto our couches—video games, cellphones, and Netflix, to name a few—and as a result, our health can deteriorate. This is especially so for children who, if they don’t exercise, can be at… Read more »