• How to Make a Sensory Travel Kit for Your Child

    December 4, 2019

    This tip of the week was adapted from Understood. Sensory overload can be difficult to manage when you are on the go. This is when a sensory kit can help! Read below to learn three different types of travel kits you can make with your kids. 1. Quick Trip Sensory Travel Kit When you go…Read More

  • How to Raise Grateful Children

    November 27, 2019

    With the holidays around the corner, it’s a great time to give thanks and work on instilling 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…Read More

  • How to Help Kids Deal With Embarrassment

    November 20, 2019

    This tip of the week was adapted from Child Mind Institute. For many children, embarrassing experiences can be very upsetting, and in some cases lead to serious issues like anxiety and avoidance. Although we cannot protect children from embarrassment, we can help them build resilience and the confidence they need to deal with it in…Read More

  • Do More While You Wait

    November 13, 2019

    Sitting in a waiting room – for the doctor, the dentist or any other reason – can be tough on kids and parents.  At the Parenting Center, we’ve launched a new initiative with our partners at to transform waiting spaces into learning opportunities!  We want to help families and hospital staff use every day healthcare moments…Read More

  • How to Scaffold Your Child’s Learning

    November 6, 2019

    Scaffolding is a technique parents can use in order to help children learn new ideas beyond what they already know. Similar to a scaffold outside a building, this technique helps children reach heights they wouldn’t have been able to reach on their own. Read below for a few tips on how to scaffold your child’s…Read More