Healthy Recipes You Can Cook and Enjoy with Your Children

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Cooking with your children can be a great bonding experience and a way to help them eat healthy foods. That’s because children who are involved in the cooking process are more likely to enjoy the meals that you prepare as a team. So if youre unsure about how to help your child eat a better […]

How to encourage your child’s creativity


When my son turned one, his interest in exploring different things seemed to explode. Suddenly, he wanted to try placing caps from his cups on every toy to see what happened. He experimented with how he could put toys inside of other toys and started to learn how things work together. While some of the […]

Simple acts of Kindness for Children

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Every parent wants to raise a kind child, but kindness must be taught, just like other traits. And one of the hardest things about teaching kindness is, that we must teach it through example. I know my son is always watching and learning from me, which makes it even more embarrassing when I react poorly […]

How to teach children how to make friends


From a young age, its been fun to watch my son interact with other children and make friends. It starts with smiling and laughing when other people look at your child. And as they grow up, it becomes a bit more involved. Some children are naturals at making new friends, while others struggle with it. […]

Celebrating National Inventors’ Day with your child

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National Inventors Day is February 11 and offers an opportunity to discuss creativity and trial and error with your child. As children learn how some of the greatest inventors created everyday items we take for granted, they might find the inventor within.

How to Choose a Childcare Provider


I remember vividly what it was like the first time I talked to childcare providers. At first, no one seemed good enough. And during the tour, I had a hard time imagining my infant spending time there. But I chose one anyway and with time, my sons teacher became an important part of his life. […]

What are the mindsets children need?


When my son was young and just learning how to be on the move, he was fearless. He tried anything, climbed with no regard to the dangers it posed and explored wherever he pleased. But then he fell a few times and he learned fear. While in this situation fear is healthy and I was […]

New Year’s resolutions for children

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New Years resolutions can teach children positive ways in which they can alter their behavior. Plus, when you make resolutions as a family, you can build an even stronger bond with your children when improving your entire household

Four Helpful Steps on How to Stop Toddler Tantrums


My son had just one issue with group games – he had to be the winner! If someone was faster in a race or had more painting skills (a great mystery in his mind), the following sequence of events would follow: He would cry, throw himself on the floor, cry again, repeat. There were times […]