• Spending Unstructured Time Together

    March 29, 2018

    Time off from school is a great opportunity for children to grow their brain and reconnect with caregivers.  Unstructured and unplugged time gives children’s brains the opportunity to exercise vital areas that may be neglected during the school week, and when caregivers offer children their full attention, they can help build stronger relationships.    Here are some…Read More

  • Habits for Life

    March 22, 2018

    We all know that some habits are tough to break.  See below for our tips on starting healthy eating habits at an early age! Prevent crankiness by feeding your children every 3 – 4 hours. Some children may need more than just breakfast, lunch, and dinner. If your child is one of them, make sure that…Read More

  • Simple Ways to Teach Mindfulness to Young Children

    March 15, 2018

    Mindfulness exercises can help children to be aware of their surroundings and in touch with their feelings. Here are some tips on how to encourage children to take in the moment.   Listen to the bell. An easy way for children to practice mindfulness is to focus on paying attention to what they can hear. You…Read More

  • Giving Kids Responsibilities

    March 8, 2018

    Here are some ideas for age-appropriate tasks that can children can be held accountable for and complete with some caregiver help. Toddler: Put away their toys when they are finished with them. You can make this into a brain building moment by asking they put all blue toys in one bin, all yellow ones in…Read More

  • Violence in the Media

    March 1, 2018

    With the heavy presence of technology in today’s world, it seems like scenes of violence are more available than ever. Studies show that when children are exposed to violence in video games, books, movies, and other types of media they are more likely to engage in violent behavior themselves. Thankfully, caregivers can protect their kids…Read More