Having a Safe Summer

Children look forward to summer all year long. Unfortunately, the reality is that summer is the season with the most accidents, scrapes, bruises and broken bones. Long summer days can lead children into dangerous situations or just bad luck. There are a few precautions parents and children can take to decrease the risks associated with… Read more »

Explore Spring: Activities For Children

The warm weather and blooming flowers of spring provide the perfect atmosphere for exploration. For young children, this is an opportunity to spend time outdoors learning and appreciating what nature has to offer. A great activity for children in the spring is a scavenger hunt. With a list of items to find and a marker… Read more »

Reading to your Children: Much more than Reciting Words

Reading bedtime stories to preschoolers is fundamental to childhood literacy development. Simply sitting down for 20 minutes every night will make a world of difference in a child’s intellect and learning ability. But it may take more than nightly reading to foster a child’s future reading success, research is now suggesting.   Advances in studies… Read more »

It’s Never too Early to Encourage Socialization, Intelligence

We all want to encourage intelligence in our child. And knowing how to introduce this element of the inquisitive mind is crucial to a consistency of scholastics.   First and foremost, interacting with your child almost as an equal- intellectually, not behaviorally- encourages them to act more mature. This not only encourages brain growth, but… Read more »

Let Your Child Decide Interests on Their Own

We’ve all seen that parent- the one who makes sure their child is in the school orchestra, the student counsel and captain of the tennis club all while looking over the kid’s shoulder. We all want to raise our children to be the best they can be. But how do we do this without being… Read more »

Better Communicate with your Child to Encourage Success

Communication skills are fundamental to success in the real world. Encouraging these skills in your child allows them throughout their life to interact with and listen to other people in school, their profession and in social settings.     To perpetuate your child’s communication and listening skills, make an effort each day to engage in… Read more »

The Things Children Pick up From Their Siblings

A lot of learning goes on at home, in addition to at school. Children’s parents and teachers can help teach them to read, write, listen and more. But its their siblings who can teach basic skills beyond scholastics they can carry with them throughout their entire lives.   For starters, growing up with brothers and… Read more »

WInter Fun for Children

It’s that time of year again. After school, on the weekends and during breaks children are home and unable to spend time outside playing, learning and exerting energy. In living rooms and bedrooms children and parents have to find new activities to do. It’s crucial however that these activities not only entertain a child, but… Read more »

Homeschooling Pros & Cons

When electing to homeschool, there are a lot of aspects to consider. With so many advantages and disadvantages, exploring the possibility of homeschooling from all angles will give you insight to make the right decision for your child.   Educating your children from home, you can control what your children learn and how they learn… Read more »