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How to Encourage Healthy Eating Habits in Kids

The importance of proper nutrition for both children and adults cannot be overstated. Your kids need proper vitamins and nutrients in order to be healthy and grow strong, both physically and mentally. That’s why establishing healthy eating habits in your home early on is so important. The problem is that ensuring that our children eat healthy foods can sometimes feel like an uphill battle, especially if your kids prefer sweets, fast food, and other types of junk food. Even though teaching our little ones the importance of eating well can be hard, there are ways that you can introduce healthy [...]

How to Encourage Healthy Eating Habits in Kids2020-10-13T11:16:35+00:00

5 Tips for Developing Good Parenting Skills

For different people, good parenting can mean different things. While there are no set guidelines or rules for parenting, it is a skill that can be learned and developed over time. Being a good parent doesn’t mean being infallible or doing everything perfectly every time. It is more about rising to the challenges of this important role as practically and as lovingly as you can. The way you choose to parent your child will significantly impact his or her  development. Being a good parent means striving to make decisions that are in the best interest of your child. It also [...]

5 Tips for Developing Good Parenting Skills2020-10-05T16:33:41+00:00

Starting Preschool: 5 Tips to Help Your Child with the Transition

Young kids benefit tremendously from attending a quality preschool program. When little ones spend their days in preschool, they have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of academics, develop their social and emotional skills, learn about the importance of routine and structure, and several other aspects of life at school. But how does your child feel about starting preschool? Does the thought of going to school make them feel giddy and excited? Or does the separation make them feel anxious? While it is perfectly natural for both parents and children to feel a mix of emotions at the thought of [...]

Starting Preschool: 5 Tips to Help Your Child with the Transition2020-09-23T11:24:54+00:00

6 Ways to Encourage Good Reading Habits in Children

Between the pages of a book, we can travel from one place to another, explore a different world, live a different life, or be a different person or character, even if it’s for just a quick moment. Reading is a wonderful way to escape reality. And for young kids, reading is more than just a source of entertainment; it can benefit them in several different ways. Reading is essential for a child’s learning and development. Establishing positive reading habits can help children succeed in school and beyond. Reading can help kids improve their concentration and memory, nurture creativity and imagination, [...]

6 Ways to Encourage Good Reading Habits in Children2020-09-07T11:50:08+00:00

4 Tips for Setting Up a Toddler Schedule

As adults, our lives are filled with routines that help us stay on track with our schedules and obligations. Young kids may not have the same responsibilities as adults but they also benefit from following a routine that gives structure to their everyday lives. This is especially true for toddlers. The toddler stage of development can be challenging for many parents. Most parents of toddlers have experienced meltdowns and tantrums at one point or another, and the journey with a toddler is quite the roller coaster ride and this is exactly why a toddler schedule is important.  Young kids often [...]

4 Tips for Setting Up a Toddler Schedule2020-09-04T13:58:42+00:00

Importance of Playful Parenting

Being playful is an innate and natural part of childhood. Kids of all ages tend to be eager to inject fun and play in almost everything they do.Because fun and laughter are important ingredients of a happy and harmonious family relationship, parents need to remember the importance of playful parenting. “Playful parenting” is a style of parenting that incorporates intentional and connected playtime  between children and parents. Engaging in shared play not only promotes a fun environment at home; it can also cultivate a stronger bond and a deeper connection between parents and their children.  While it’s important that children [...]

Importance of Playful Parenting2020-08-12T11:47:31+00:00

6 Preschool Behavior Management Tips for Parents

Many parents find their children’s behavior to be the most challenging during the preschool years. Preschool-aged children are naturally curious. They seem to have limitless energy and a desire to explore the world around them as they begin to assert their freedom and independence. While these things are all a normal part of the rapid developmental changes kids go through during this stage, parents will find it helpful to be equipped with these useful techniques as they navigate some of these difficult-to-manage preschool behaviors. These may be especially helpful if your children have already been exhibiting troubling behaviors (such as [...]

6 Preschool Behavior Management Tips for Parents2020-08-05T11:48:39+00:00

Personal Hygiene for Kids: 6 Habits to Keep Your Child Safe and Healthy

We live in a world where there is an apparent increase in infectious diseases. Diseases are evolving and are certainly not decreasing in number. This is why keeping one’s hands and body clean has become more important now than ever. Personal hygiene is vital to avoid the spread of infections and viruses. And as parents, we play a vital role in instilling in our kids the value of personal hygiene. It’s something that should be taught early in life and be made part of their daily routine.  Be sure to keep your little one safe and healthy by following these [...]

Personal Hygiene for Kids: 6 Habits to Keep Your Child Safe and Healthy2020-07-15T12:17:37+00:00

Boredom Busters for Family Fun at Home

While being at home may have some advantages, such as interacting with your child and spending quality time together, it can also be hard to find fun interactive games to entertain your child. So, creating a weekly list of easy at-home boredom busters can be helpful when planning for the week ahead.  Children’s brains are wired in a way that causes them to crave interactive stimuli. Simply sitting at home, with hours of screen time is not an option. Parent-child interaction is critical and one of the most effective building blocks for physical, cognitive, and emotional development for your child. [...]

Boredom Busters for Family Fun at Home2020-07-01T12:40:25+00:00

5 Activities that Nurture Parent and Child Relationship

It’s true what they say that becoming a parent is life-changing. As soon as you have that tiny little baby in your arms, things aren’t the same anymore and your whole life is geared toward an entirely new direction. It is no longer just about yourself nor about you and your spouse. You now have another being to take care of, nurture, raise, and build a loving relationship with.  When it comes to parenting, we all share one goal and that is to raise happy and healthy children. This is where the value of the parent and child relationship comes [...]

5 Activities that Nurture Parent and Child Relationship2020-06-11T12:15:09+00:00