How to Get Past Stubbornness

How to Get Past Stubbornness

If you’ve ever tried to stuff a toddler into a car seat as she alternates between her best wet noodle impression and screaming like an air-raid siren, you know the struggle of dealing with children’s stubbornness. Usually starting around toddlerhood, ...

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Preparing Your School Aged Kids to Transition Back to School

Preparing Your School Aged Kids to Transition Back to School

Every year we know it’s coming, but when the leaves start to change color and the price of notebooks drops to 25 cents, we are always surprised that it hit us that quickly — it’s back to school time already. Whether you’ve been cherishing every se...

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Our Favorite (Simple) Fall Crafts

Our Favorite (Simple) Fall Crafts

With cool, crisp weather on the horizon (believe it or not, it will get here), you might be looking for some fall fun. We think crafts are the way to go. Doing crafts teaches artistic, motor and other skills, and it’s a great way to get creative! Here a...

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When Your Child Says “I Hate School!”

When Your Child Says “I Hate School!”

Hopefully now that school is back in session, your little ones are adjusting well and everything is going swimmingly. But what happens when your child is having a less-than-amazing time at school? If your child comes home saying negative things like “I ...

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Fun Ways to Teach Children to Be Thankful

Fun Ways to Teach Children to Be Thankful

The holidays are a time of reflection and gratitude, as well as celebration and gift-giving. With so much hustle and bustle, it’s easy to get wrapped up in the holiday madness and forget to practice gratitude. So now is the time to slow down a bit and t...

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Let’s Celebrate! Winter Holiday Traditions Around the World

Let’s Celebrate! Winter Holiday Traditions Around the World

Throughout the world, many holidays fall during the winter months. Now is a great time to teach children to understand cultural differences as they celebrate their own holidays. Here are some different winter holiday traditions from around the world that ...

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“Thank You!” Tips to Teach Children Appreciation

“Thank You!” Tips to Teach Children Appreciation

Around the holiday season, we love to be generous in gift giving, especially to our children. With so many colorful and appealing toy commercials urging us to spend, spend, spend, it’s easy for kids to get wrapped up in the flurry of commercialism and w...

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Your Child’s Language Development

Your Child’s Language Development

“Was that a ‘hi’ I just heard?” Remember saying something like that the first time you thought your baby said a word? It’s a common, exciting experience, and one most parents look forward to. But the truth is, you don’t have to wait long! From...

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Sensory Skills by Age and How to Foster Them

Sensory Skills by Age and How to Foster Them

Sensory processing is the way our nervous system receives messages from our senses and turns them into motor and behavioral responses. Just like with your child’s language, cognitive, physical and social-emotional development, your child will hit certai...

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How to Teach Your Child to Read

How to Teach Your Child to Read

We all want to give our kids the best head start on education that we can. Teaching children to read at an early age can help give them a leg up academically and inspire a lifelong love of learning. Here are some ways you can help encourage your child to ...

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