How to Help Your Child Pick the Right Instrument

How to Help Your Child Pick the Right Instrument

In our last blog post, we discussed how important it is for our kids to pick up an instrument. But part of learning an instrument is also enjoying said instrument. Picking the right instrument to play will ensure that your child not only falls in love with music but will also be playing for years… Read more »

Why Your Child Should Learn an Instrument

Why Your Child Should Learn an Instrument

Encouraging your child to learn an instrument is about more than being a well-rounded individual. Of course, it’s great to know how to play a musical instrument and to pick up a life skill your child will carry with them the rest of their life. But there is also so much more. It can boost… Read more »

5 Essential Self-Care Tips for Parents and Caregivers

5 Essential Self-Care Tips for Parents and Caregivers

As parents and caregivers, we do everything we can for our children. But sometimes, we need to think about ourselves too. Practicing self-care, especially during the holiday seasons, can keep us calm and healthy even in the most hectic times. Here are a few tips to get you started: Carve Out Some “Me Time” Yes,… Read more »

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 »