Starting daycare is a big transition for both a child and the parents. For some, it’s the first time they’ve ever left their baby in someone else’s care and maybe the first time their baby has been surrounded by a large group of children. In either case, the first time at daycare […]
“Australia is just so full of surprises.”- Bill Bryson Australia From our teeny Tods, to wobblers to the jumping beans in Preschool, everyone explored Australia and the highly sought after Great Barrier Reef in Australia. Children learned the greatest Coral reef in the world needs help, its marine life is slowly dying.
Ah, the timeout: the go-to form discipline for countless parents. When your young children are misbehaving, timeouts allow you to show your kids that their actions are inappropriate while at the same time giving yourself a short reprieve from the intense emotions of the moment. But are timeouts actually effective? And can timeouts
One of the best gifts you can receive from your kids is something that they made by hand (especially with you in mind!). So, this Father’s Day consider helping your kids make dad a gift he’ll treasure. From rock paperweights to hand print art, there are lots of fun ideas out there. Here are
Not only is dancing fun for young kids, but it can improve their physical health and boost their social skills, communication skills, and self-esteem. What’s more, teaching your kids how to do these dances—and possibly doing the dance with them—is sure to make for lots of laughs and fun! Here are five easy dances and
Photo credit: maxpixel.freegreatpicture.com From their hilarious antics to their unconditional love, pets light up our lives. And while we adults love our pets dearly, children can have an especially strong bond with animals. Not only do pets provide children with entertainment and affection, but they also teach them about responsibility, compassion, trust, coping with loss,
Photo credit: maxpixel.freegreatpicture.com It goes without saying that the world is incredibly diverse and increasingly interconnected. While we adults have the tools to understand and adapt to the differences around us, our kids are still learning. They might see someone that looks different and ask you (maybe loudly) why they look like that. This is