• Getting Kids to Listen

    January 22, 2020

    A lot goes into helping your child become a good listener and following your requests.  Feeling “ignored” as parents and caregivers can be extremely frustrating, and it can be difficult to stay cool. Read below for some tips on how to get kids to listen: 1. Ask the “right” way. Get down to eye level and…Read More

  • How to Help Your Child With Transitions

    January 15, 2020

    Small changes in routine can be particularly difficult for some children. Read below for a few tips on making transitions easier for your child: 1. Create Predictable Routines Routines that happen around the same time and in the same way each day reduce power struggles. Allow your child to anticipate what will happen next to…Read More

  • Brain Building Activities to Try This Winter

    January 8, 2020

    When winter weather has you stuck inside at times, you can use everyday moments to foster your child’s development in playful ways. Read below for some ideas: 1. Make it count – Kids love to count everything! Try playing a game where you choose an object and count how many of them you can find…Read More

  • Choosing Developmentally Appropriate Toys

    December 18, 2019

    Toddlers learn best through play, and the holidays can be a great time to give gifts that will nurture your child’s cognitive, physical, language, and social/emotional development. There are already lots of opportunities for play and discovery all around us! Keep reading for tips on how you can find safe, fun, and developmentally appropriate toys:…Read More

  • How to Keep Kids Warm All Winter

    December 11, 2019

    This week’s tip was adapted from Healthy Children. As the seasons change, you might have questions about how to make sure your child is bundled up and ready to head outside. Read below for tips on how to keep your child warm all winter: Dress infants and children warmly for outdoor activities. Several thin layers…Read More