• Games to Practice Self Control

    January 31, 2019

    Check out these videos from Vroom demonstrating how children can strengthen self-control and build their working memories by playing games. Learning self-control is essential to achieving long-term goals, as it allows children to take a step back and think about their actions. If we acted on impulses alone we would likely regret a lot of…Read More

  • Early Language Development

    January 24, 2019

    Infants are quite literally born ready to learn language, and it’s never too early to start! Even before children can speak, they are having conversations through gestures, noises, facial expressions, cooing and crying. Read below to find ways you can help your infant develop language skills during everyday activities – you may even be doing…Read More

  • Playing Pretend

    January 17, 2019

    Kids love to play pretend, and it’s important for their developing brains to practice these skills. Read on to learn more about the benefits of playing pretend! 1. Play Leads to Learning Play is connected to children’s learning, more so than direct instruction. When children are taught to believe that there is only one right…Read More

  • Public Displays of Disaster

    January 10, 2019

    Most parents of young children (even Prince William!) are familiar with public tantrums. When you child completely loses it in the grocery store or at school pick-up, it’s hard to avoid feeling judged or angry at this out-of-control behavior. So what can you do in these moments to reduce the stress both for yourself and…Read More

  • Welcoming a New Sibling

    January 3, 2019

    Adjusting to life with a new baby isn’t just a concern for parents!  Preparing for a new sibling can be full of stress and fear for your children. Here are our favorite tips to help make this transition smoother for BIG brothers and sisters. Before the new baby arrives Keep routines as normal as possible.  Your…Read More