Celebrating Valentine’s Day with Kids

Celebrating Valentine’s Day with Kids Valentine’s Day is a fun and sweet holiday for kids that offers multiple opportunities for families to celebrate together. We have a few ideas for you to consider. Create special treats. Festive and heart-themed cookies, cupcakes, and cakes will surely get the little ones excited! Come up with a signature… Read more »

Teaching Children About Dental Health

Teaching Children About Dental Health  It’s never too soon to teach your children about the importance of good oral health and get them in to a routine that will carry them throughout their lives. While some children will take to the task at hand easily and without much fuss, everyone learns differently and may take… Read more »

Dental Health Tips for Kids

Dental Health Tips for Kids The development of good dental hygiene is important to everyone, but particularly so for kids. Brushing twice a day is very important and it is also a good idea to make use of cetylpyridinium or chlorhexidine before bedtime. No toothpaste is more effective than another; as long as they are… Read more »

Compassion in Action

Compassion in Action Feelings of compassion can lead your youngster to do nice things for relatives, neighbors, and friends. Consider these ideas for helping your child think about how other people feel and what they need-and encourage them to take action. Talk about it Help your youngster understand the motivation behind kind behavior.  First, have… Read more »

Simple and Special Valentines Treats and Presents For Busy Parents

Simple and Special Valentines Treats and Presents For Busy Parents Nothing says “love” better than a homemade gift or treat from your child on Valentine’s Day. Here are a few ideas to help create some handmade gifts and memories with your children: Yarn Heart Cards: Give your kiddos child-safe plastic needles to stitch up some… Read more »

Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day As a parent it is sometimes difficult to plan activities for younger children around some of the historic holidays. It can also be challenging when there are cultural elements to the holiday that you, as a parent, may not be familiar with. As Martin Luther King Jr. Day really… Read more »

Teaching Siblings to Get Along

Teaching Siblings to Get Along Sibling rivalry may be as old as the Biblical story of Cain and Abel. Fortunately, most conflicts between siblings don’t lead to the same tragic result, but they can be distressing to parents and children alike. To keep the peace in your household, follow this advice: Start early. Involve the… Read more »

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. For many school children, Martin Luther King Jr. day is just another day off of school. While it does indeed provide that extra day of the weekend on the third Monday of January, it also serves a much greater purpose: to honor the great civil rights who spent his life changing… Read more »

How to Deal with Sibling Rivalry

How to Deal with Sibling Rivalry If you have children you have no doubt been confronted with sibling rivalry at least once. Dealing with sibling rivalry can be a challenge at times but you don’t always have to deal with the knockdown, drag outs that can come with it. Here are a few tips and… Read more »

How to Avoid Frostbite in Young Kids

How to Avoid Frostbite in Young Kids Winter can be a fun time with your children – snowmen, snowball fights and igloos in the backyard can be a great time for kids of all ages. But it’s also important to dress your children properly for the cold weather to prevent illness and of course, frostbite…. Read more »