Energy Tips for Hard Working Parents

Energy Tips for Hard Working Parents Being a parent is hard work, often stressful even in the midst of joy. And if you’re not careful, the pressure and pace can drain you of energy (and patience) when you need it most. For stay-at-home moms and dads trying to keep it all together, here are tips… Read more »

Spring Break Tips for Families

Spring Break Tips for Families Spring break is coming up and many families are looking forward to a change of scenery. It’s a good time to introduce your kids to a whole new season of exploration and fun. Wherever you might be headed, we have a few tips that will make the break a little… Read more »

Turn off the TV—Turn on the Music For Your Kids!

Turn off the TV—Turn on the Music For Your Kids! Listening to music may make your children smart, according to many child development experts. Dubbed “the Mozart Effect,” thanks to a 1993 study in which college students’ scores on spatial and temporal reasoning problems improved after listening to the music of the famous 18th-century composer,… Read more »

Get Your Irish on for Saint Patrick’s Day Celebrations

Get Your Irish on for Saint Patrick’s Day Celebrations Even if you aren’t of Irish heritage, this is a wonderful day to celebrate and learn about the culture. For families St. Patrick’s Day offers a wide range of different options that can easily be adapted for kids of all ages from toddlers through to teens…. Read more »

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 »