Picking The Perfect Summer Vacation

Summer is almost here – just weeks away, which mean a plan for your family summer vacation will soon be in the works. With so many great locations and attractions throughout the country and the world, it can be a difficult choice when picking just one place to visit with your family. There are a… Read more »

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 »

Positive Effects of Sport on Children

There are so many sports in today’s world that kids can choose from in order to start participating in. Anything from Little League Baseball to lessons in martial arts and gymnastics is on the table, but some parents might feel that there is no point to their kid playing a sport at such a young… 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 »