From collecting grasshoppers on the playground to their first bee sting, bugs are a fascinating part of life for children. Some parents are reluctant to indulge in their child’s squirmy interest, while others are dealing with a case of childhood insectophobia. Whether your little one is a junior entomologist or runs screaming from anything with more than four legs, these tips can help your family navigate the creepy-crawly world of insects.
Parents know that in the midst of the mayhem, staying calm and not yelling is key. But unless you’re made of stone, it’s extremely hard to maintain even keel when you are dealing with kids day in and day out.
Summer is a great time to encourage language and reading development in fun ways. Below are some suggestions for strategies and games that can help you support your child’s literacy development and prevent the summer slide.
I’ve been a TV host and sports broadcaster for 8+ years and am about to be a mama of 2 under 2. Add in winemaker, along with my love for giving back. Basically, trying to get it all done… and done well. Sometimes I knock it out of the park. Other times I miss the ball. Overall, I’m enjoying the process which is most important! While raising my daughter, one focus for us was teaching her water safety.
I often write about ways to improve on your parenting or new strategies or changes to make, but this time I am shaking it up. In honor of Mother’s Day month, I want to let you know why you are doing a great job. How do I know? You will see… You Woke Up And […]
Nobody plans to have a picky eater, but when it happens you can undo your children’s picky eating habits in 5 simple steps.
Are your children bursting with energy and creativity? Springtime is perfect for channeling their ideas and bright spirits into crafts. For colorful and imaginative crafts, you can gather your classroom or your kids to take on these activities.
Whether your child has been a picky eater from the start, or has just flipped from a lover of kale and salmon to a refuser of anything but white pasta, know that you are not alone. Here is a feeding manifesto that every parent, especially parents of difficult eaters, should know.