• Teaching Children About Sustainability

    May 24, 2018

    This week, MindBodyGreen shows us some tips on how to reduce, reuse and recycle with your kids. 1. Start By Conserving Water According to the EPA, the average family of four uses 400 gallons of water each day. Although it’s difficult to visualize that large number, your child might enjoy conserving water if it’s introduced…Read More

  • Adjusting to a Summer Routine

    May 17, 2018

    Summer is near! Here are some tips to establish a routine during school vacation. 1. Maintain Some Routines Even though summertime usually includes plenty of relaxing and free time, having some routine can lead to better behavior and stress-free days. When your child can predict their day, they can manage their behavior more effectively. Creating…Read More

  • Responding to Back Talk

    May 10, 2018

    This week, our partners at the Seedlings Group focus on how to respond to back talk and rude behavior. 1. Praise positive dialogue to encourage respectful habits.  Pay attention and praise (with some affection, too!) every time your child speaks to you calmly or with respect when he is tired, angry, or frustrated. It’s hard…Read More

  • Protecting Your Child’s Eyes

    May 3, 2018

    The sun is finally out again, and it’s time to remember the importance of protecting your little one’s eyes. The sooner kids start wearing sunglasses, the better! Protecting eyes from a young age means you are less likely to develop eye issues such as cataracts and macular degeneration (when the retina disintegrates or breaks down)…Read More

  • Helping Anxious Kids

    April 26, 2018

    This week, our colleagues at the Child Mind Institute focus on what to do —and not do — when young children are anxious. 1. Don’t avoid things because they make your child anxious. As parents, it’s natural for us to want to protect children from suffering. But the best way to help kids overcome anxiety…Read More