A Parent’s Checklist for Children’s Oral Health

There is no such thing as too early to begin caring for your children’s teeth, and that includes before their teeth are even visible. Protecting your child’s teeth begins at the start of their lives, and should continue to be encouraged long after your children are able to brush and floss on their own. The […]

Why Unstructured Play is So Important

Spring is finally here! It is a great time to be outdoors and play with your children. Play is so important for your children, especially unstructured outdoor play. While structured play is also important, that is activities that involve instruction with an adult like sports or arts classes, it is important to not overbook your child with these […]

How Do I Manage Mealtime Without the Drama?

Dinner is a mess at my house. The kids won’t eat, they won’t sit, I spend most of the time yelling. It’s not how I want us to end out day. Help! Mealtime can be tough. As I have spoken with families throughout the years, I have found that there are Four BIG Supper Sabotages: […]

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 […]

Your Guide to Parenting in The Digital Age

There is a saying that goes, “Better parenting is making wise decisions,” but how can you make wise decisions for your kids if you do not understand their lifestyle? This generation is what we call Digital Kids. Philosophers and historians are calling them Generation Z. They literally live their lives digitally, on the internet. They […]