Perhaps you still haven’t completely sorted through last year’s end-of-school clutter. Now you’re faced with the task of renegotiating new supply lists and finding a way to organize it all. Don’t worry! We’ve compiled several unique suggestions for simplifying the process and securing a smooth transition overall.
Helping children cope with moving, changing schools, and making new friends is no easy task as a parent. However, working to help your child adapt quickly and effectively can be one of the most important aspects of getting through a move.
Q: One of my children is a summer baby and the other one is born in early fall. It seems that everyone is holding their summer or fall children back in school and starting kindergarten at age 6 instead of 5. Are there good ways to determine if your child should be held back or […]
If your eldest child is just a few years old, it’s hard to imagine a life where they’re not continually by your side. You’ve carried them in the womb, delivered them, held them, fed them, nurtured them, and been with them for every step of their life so far. But then, suddenly, one day you […]
It is never too early to introduce our children to the world of theater and what better city in which to do it than NYC! These classes provide our little ones with incredible learning experiences that intertwine acting, storytelling, writing, and improvisation. These 5 children’s acting classes allow kids to explore their imagination, which in turn […]
Packing lunches and snacks can often go last on the list of back-to-school preparation, but they are vital to helping kids thrive at school. Including your kids in back-to-school preparations as much as possible will help them, and you, mentally prepare. One way to do that is to brainstorm school lunch ideas with your kids, […]
As an adult, you might use positive affirmations every day to foster the right mindset. Saying things like “I am worthy of love,” or “I am the key to my own success” can set the right tone each day. Positive affirmations can boost kids’ self-esteem and sense of self-worth, too. While some people might think they’re nothing more than silly sayings, science is on your side. Positive affirmations can actually change your neurophysiology, making it easier to combat negative thoughts.
It’s August and the end of overnight camp is just a few days away. For all those times over the summer you thought your camper would be homesick, the reality is, your child will be coming home absolutely camp-sick, the feeling of missing camp so much that it hurts! Your child will miss camp so […]