• Dealing with Messy Eaters

    July 19, 2018

    As children learn about food, taste, texture, eating, and table manners, they will often create a mess along the way. Check out our tips on how to deal with messy eaters and encourage good habits.  1. Expect Mess with Toddlers Playing with food is how toddlers explore the world of food and eating. To understand…Read More

  • Traveling with Kids

    July 12, 2018

    With their short attention spans and messy fingers, kids are not always easy to travel with. Check out our tips to keep kids entertained whether you’re traveling via train, plane or automobile. 1. Head to the Library Books are one of the best ways to keep kids entertained (and quiet) while traveling. Before you depart,…Read More

  • Ensuring Water Safety

    June 28, 2018

    Water safety is a top priority during the summer months, as families cool off at a local pool or head to the beach. Children should be both physically prepared for the water and mentally aware of the rules and responsibilities before diving in.   1. Always Supervise Children should never be left to swim unsupervised.…Read More

  • Early Friendships

    June 21, 2018

    Infants and toddlers are typically too young to have the social, emotional, and cognitive abilities necessary to forge friendships, but children start to develop these skills around ages 3 – 5. That’s great timing, because preschool is a great environment for children to learn and practice these relationships. 1. What do early friendships look like?…Read More

  • Raising Grateful Children

    June 14, 2018

    It’s never too late to instill a sense of gratitude in your child.  Start with these tips to encourage your child to show their appreciation.   1. Lead By Example As with most things, kids learn from watching you. When a neighbor helps walk the dog, a waitress serves you food, or a stranger holds…Read More