Category: Advice For Parents

Mindfulness for Parents: The Ultimate Guide

Mindfulness for Parents

Mindfulness has been a key buzzword in recent years. Especially after the Coronavirus Pandemic, mental health experts have been espousing the many benefits of incorporating mindfulness into our daily routine. This doesn’t mean just scheduling in a 10-minute meditation practice (though meditation is a great way to practice mindfulness), it also means becoming aware and… Read more »

How to Parent a Highly Sensitive Child

How to Parent a Highly Sensitive Child

Does your child become overwhelmed from loud, noisy situations? Are they overly perceptive, able to pick out details you’ve never noticed before? If so, they may be highly sensitive. But what exactly does this mean, and how should you change your parenting style to accommodate? Read on to learn more: What is a highly sensitive… Read more »

How Youth Sports Hone Hand-Eye Coordination

How Youth Sports Hone Hand-Eye Coordination

Almost all of us, at one time or another, tried our hand at youth sports. Whether it was basketball, tennis, football, or hockey, we participated in fierce competitions against our peers. Some of us were more successful than others. But no matter how good you were at your sport, you still honed certain hand-eye coordination… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »