1. Back to School Success!

    Back to School Success Summer fun is winding down and the family is getting ready for back to school shopping. The school supply lists are out, there are new clothes and shoes to buy, backpacks to fill up and schedules to get back into. Here are some tips to make your summer to school transition an easy one. Establish a routine for school days. Make it visible someplace where the whole family can …Read More

  2. Is tablet time winning in your home?

    One evening after a long day at work I came home, and my three children were sitting on our couch and were on their tablets playing games and watching YouTube videos. I get settled in and start on dinner without interrupting my children on their iPads because they are being totally entertained and I can actually cook dinner and get things done around the house without being interrupted. Win-win fo…Read More

  3. The Spirit of Giving

    Tis the Season to Give as much as it is to receive! Christmas time is a wonderful time of year for many people, especially children. What a magical time to receive gifts, see Santa, perform in Christmas pageants and choirs, have parties at school with friends, and gather with family. It's time off school to celebrate the season enjoy the year. However, for some families this can be a stressful tim…Read More

  4. Mommy, don’t leave me!!

    These are the fateful words as a parent, you dread to hear when dropping  your child off to a new environment. Separation anxiety is normal in an infant and toddlers development.  Don't panic Mom and Dad, you are not alone!  Around the age of 2 is usually when toddlers start to notice a pattern that you may be out of sight for a while but not forever. 4 Simple Tips To Ease the Worries of You an…Read More

  5. Spring Experiences for the 5 Senses

    Spring is here, and the kids are experiencing cabin fever, I know I am! Think back to when you were a child-- what was your favorite part of spring? When I was a child I remember walking outside to play and the sweet pleasant scent of our viburnum bush would grab my sense of smell and confirm spring had arrived. For me that meant the weather was turning warmer and I knew long warm summer days were…Read More