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 »

How to Help Your Shy Child

How to Help Your Shy Child

Some of us remember what it was like to be the shy child in the classroom. It wasn’t easy then, and it isn’t easy now as you’re watching one of your own children struggling with shyness. What’s important to remember, though, is that shyness is a completely normal behavior that everyone goes through. Certain people… Read more »

What to Do When Your Child is Struggling in School

What to Do When Your Child is Struggling in School

Bad grades happen. No matter how gifted your child is, chances are there is one test or one class they will do poorly in. However, when bad grades start to become a pattern, then it’s time to sit down and get to the bottom of what’s really going on. If your child is starting to… Read more »

5 Ways to Develop Your Child’s Writing Skills

5 Ways to Develop Your Child's Writing Skills

We write every day. While the majority of us may not be penning the next great novel, we are writing emails, filling out forms, and drafting papers. Even text messaging is considered a form of writing (albeit, a much more casual form). We need writing skills, now more than ever, and that’s why it’s so… Read more »

How to Encourage Your Child to Read

How to Encourage Your Child to Read

You may have grown up the bookworm of the family, but that doesn’t mean your child will too. As important as reading is to your child’s growth and education, not every child loves to read. There are, thankfully, a few ways for you to instill a love of reading early on in their lives: Read… Read more »