I can see the merits of giving my daughter a phone right away. But as I think about it more, I’m just not ready to give my 11-year-old a smartphone. My happy medium? You can have one once you reach 8th grade. Here’s why.
Teachers deserve to know their dedication is appreciated. Gifts don’t need to be expensive to express your gratitude. The most prized are gifts given from the heart. While many family budgets are tight and time is limited, try to acknowledge the teachers in your child’s life with an unexpected treat. You might be surprised how even the simplest gifts can really rejuvenate a teacher’s enthusiasm, and how involving your child in the gift process can teach important lessons about giving back.
Streaming services are a massive source of modern entertainment. They’re available on the go or at home, which makes them an excellent resource for kids. Little ones can watch their favorite shows whenever they need a distraction or something to pass the time, but are those platforms easy for them to use? Netflix redesigned kids’ profiles to be more kid-friendly just for that purpose. This article describes how the latest update makes it easier for children to navigate the website.
Family-centric hobbies can be really useful in fostering connection, teaching skills, and encouraging healthy pastimes. This article includes activity ideas that families can try together.
April is Autism Awareness Month. To celebrate it, Tracy-Ann Samuels shares lessons learned while raising a child on the autism spectrum, as well as silver linings from the pandemic that have enabled her to understand her son even more.
Child-friendly cabin vacations offer the opportunity to enjoy fun, adventurous activities surrounded by natural beauty and plenty of fresh air.
Protecting your baby gets tougher when he or she gets the ability to crawl and/or walk. Suddenly the most normal parts of your home present new dangers – especially in the bathroom. That’s because, to a crawling baby or growing toddler, the bathroom is a curious space worth exploring. Your child wants to open doors, […]
Raising a child with special needs can be stressful and difficult. Remember that you are not alone, and you have so much love and support for you and your little one all around you. Here are some useful tips for parenting a child with special needs.