Big Kid

 
We know you probably hear this all the time, but don’t kids grow up so fast!? One minute you’re worrying that your baby will never sleep through the night and may very well go to school without being potty trained and the next minute, they’re all grown up (which brings it’s own set of challenges!). Don’t worry because on our national blog you’ll find information fostering positive friendships, healthy eating habits, language and developmental delays, protecting your children from predators, reinforcing learning, after school activities, things to do on the weekends in the Boston area and more!

Dear Amanda: To Enrich or Not to Enrich?

Dear Amanda is an elementary school teacher and parent of two school age children who provides honest and straightforward advice geared toward all things education. Here's the twist: she will answer your question as a parent as well as a teacher. These two opinions, while different, can provide a... read more

Explore The Many Ways of Active Play

Play is an integral part of childhood, but in recent years play has started to slow down with active alternatives replaced with video games and online interaction. Active play is a great way to keep kids healthy and moving at any age, but a lot of parents don’t know where to start. If you’re... read more

The Buddy Bench

As a parent of a kindergartner, I get a lot of emails from my son’s school. These messages are pretty routine, but I recently received one that really made me smile. The message described the Buddy Bench, which is a bench on the school playground that you can sit on if you need someone to play... read more