How many of us have squelched a child’s creativity without even realizing it? Many times, when we see our kids approaching something differently than we do, we want to change their way of thinking. But fostering our child’s courage to express their creativity is perhaps one of the most important goals that we can set […]
In that minute when you first became a mom, your time was no longer your own. As women, many of us are socialized to be the nurturers and the caretakers, so you may have found that your time was compromised to take care of the needs of others even before your children arrived into your world.
Day, Overnight, Traditional or Specialty—the various summer camp options are endless. The process of finding a camp can be overwhelming, however, if you follow these six tips for researching a summer camp, your camp decision will become a lot easier.
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Once upon a time, you decorated your home just for you — and the rest of the grown-ups in your life. There was no need to think about sharp corners, steep steps or unused plugs. Instead, it was all about style. Now, of course, everything has changed. With all the joy that comes with a baby […]
Childhood is supposed to be about kids learning to explore their environment and figuring out how to react to the world. School can be a good tool for this, but like as not, school is relegated to learning how to stand in line and how to take and pass tests. There isn’t much room for […]
For most, a productive environment is one that is free from harmful distractions, organized, quiet and comfortable. Starting early in your child’s education to establish good work habits is vital for children to succeed in higher education and as future professionals.
It’s a time we’ve all come to both love and dread — the transition from the toddler room to the ‘big kid’ room. For kids, it’s a sign that they’re growing up and getting bigger, but for parents