Fun Activities to Keep Children Learning This Summer

Parents often ask how us how can we keep our children learning over the summer months. First and foremost, it’s OK to take the foot off the gas petal a bit during the summer. Your children work hard during the school year. They may benefit from a looser schedule and focusing on activities of theirContinue reading “Fun Activities to Keep Children Learning This Summer”

Technology & Your Kids: Managing Screen Time

Parenting in the era of screen addiction is certainly not for the weak! However taking the time to teach your child healthy habits around technology will lead to better habits in the future. Let’s face it, technology is a major part of world and here to stay. There are positive aspects to technology. It allowsContinue reading “Technology & Your Kids: Managing Screen Time”

How to Handle Sibling Conflicts

First and foremost, let’s look at the positive side of sibling conflicts. The sibling relationship is where you learn how to fight and most importantly, a place where you learn how to problem-solve. Your children will have to do it with friends, coworkers and roommates. Their ability to productively handle conflict will set them up forContinue reading “How to Handle Sibling Conflicts”

Questions to Ask When Choosing a Preschool for Your Child

It’s time to start looking for a preschool program that is the best match for your child and family. Parents start looking as soon as January for Septemeber enrollment. We say the sooner the better! Give yourself time to do your research so you have options when it comes to choosing a preschool for yourContinue reading “Questions to Ask When Choosing a Preschool for Your Child”

How to Meet Your Child’s Social-Emotional Milestones During a Pandemic

Parents have expressed their concerns with meeting their child’s social-emotional needs during the pandemic. Children are having a hard time with virtual and hybrid school. However, the foundation for academic success is social-emotional learning (SEL). It is important we do not overlook the importance of SEL during this time. As parents, we know how toContinue reading “How to Meet Your Child’s Social-Emotional Milestones During a Pandemic”

How Do I Get My Child to Stay in Their Bed?

Mommy, I need a drink of water. Daddy, I need to use the bathroom/want a snack/another story. If you’re having trouble with getting your child to stay in their bed at night here are our suggestions: Set a clear bedtime routine It’s important to set a bedtime routine for your child so it is clearContinue reading “How Do I Get My Child to Stay in Their Bed?”