• Raising a Good Sport

    October 25, 2018

    Competition can be great for kids when it motivates, builds character, and makes activities fun. But for many young children, it can have negative effects as well. This week’s tip is on winning and losing well.   1. Be a good role model In everyday scenarios, examine your own reactions to winning and losing and…Read More

  • How to Ease the Separation Process

    October 18, 2018

    If you’re struggling to leave your child in the preschool room or with a babysitter for an afternoon, check out these tried and true tips from Lisa Zaretsky that work for any separation. 1. Establish a routine that works for your child It’s best if the routine can remain consistent. For example, if your child’s…Read More

  • Healthy Smiles

    October 11, 2018

    Dental hygiene is important to kids’ health, but brushing can be anything but easy. Check out our tips to create good habits at different ages. Infants Teeth commonly first appear between 6 and 12 months. At this age, it can be hard to make your child stay still, but it’s when you should start taking…Read More

  • Why Reading Matters – At All Ages!

    October 3, 2018

    Reading aloud to your child is a great activity for kids of all ages, not just those ready to enter preschool. Check out our tips below to learn why it’s important to make time for reading early and often. Build a Bond Start reading to your baby as early as possible. Even as newborns, babies…Read More

  • Picky Eaters

    September 27, 2018

    Have you given up on vegetables? Picky eaters are challenging for many families.  Here are some of our favorite tips to help. 1. Don’t Stress Research shows it can take a baby up to 15 tries before they accept a new food into their diet! Don’t take a refusal personally (even if you spent all day…Read More