During covid-19 homebound time, most parents have expressed concerns about their children’s lack of socializing. They worry that their child is missing out on developing important social skills for when they start (or re-start) school.
This is a valid concern, … Read more >>
Going to the grocery store with children is a challenge, especially now when we are limiting our trips and practicing social distancing. Keeping your little ones engaged and occupied while perusing the store shelves is hard and can require a … Read more >>
Parents of children, toddlers – school age, can feel like the killers of joy; because children are so very inquisitive and exploratory, safety concerns are primary at this time. For example, insisting on hand holding when in a parking lot, … Read more >>
Card games are great for low cost fun and learning!
When I was very young, my Grammy taught me how to play gin rummy and a few other card games. I will always remember being amazed at how fast she … Read more >>
Reading with a child is one of the most basic ways to promote literacy.
It also helps create a strong parent-child connection, can act as a transition to bed time, and can create a life-long love of books and reading.… Read more >>
What is an emotional connection? A connection with anyone that is strong and lasting. This is created and developed in many ways. Spending quality time with your child, creating positive emotional experiences, is a great … Read more >>