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7 Simple Steps to Handle Any Parenting Situation

1. Listen. Pause and listen to your child before springing into action or firing back a response. This means zipping your lip, biting your tongue, and accepting that a little parental silence can go a long way.2. Let your child know you “get it.” Validate your child by repeating back a bit of what he or she said, even...

Why a True One-to-One Learning Experience Works

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 Did you know that the average American classroom has 24.3 students, leaving a single teacher to develop, plan and execute a curriculum? With the array of learning curves in a classroom, lack of student/teacher interaction and developmental disabilities, far too many students aren’t receiving the attention they need from their teachers. Additionally, an educator may be spread too thin,...

Three Ways to Incorporate Sensory Development Into Summertime Play

Summertime…kids are out of school, weather gets warmer and days get longer. As most parents know, our kids are constantly looking for something to do to keep themselves busy. Even though school is out for summer, it is important to make sure that our children are still learning and engaging in purposeful play.Did you know sensory development begins before...

Easy Crafts for Kids : Decoupage

Being environment friendly by nature, I try my best to find ways to re-use almost every bit of disposable or discarded item around the house. Be it ribbons, empty cans and bottles or gift wrappers, I like to keep creating novel ways to re-use them. Today, we will take a look at how to convert a discarded bottle into...

Easy-to-make Craft ideas: Fun with glass paints

While re-organizing her cabinet, my 9 year old came across an unopened box of “glass paints”, and like every child of that age she couldn’t rest until she had it opened. She was all excited about getting started, but there was one big hitch. The kit was to make candles and contained 3 small glasses that had to be...

10 Must-Haves For Kid-Friendly Holiday Baking

Tis the season for lots and lots of baking!  Christmas is the time of the year for cookies, bars, and other sweet treats.  And if there's anything children love more than eating the treats, it's helping to make them!If you're welcoming one or more kids into your kitchen to assist with the holiday baking, here's everything you need to make...

10 Inexpensive Stocking Stuffers To Give The Kids This Christmas

As if finding the perfect presents to put under the Christmas tree wasn't hard enough, you've also got to fill up the kids' stockings with neat little bonus gifts.  It just goes to show why children love Christmas so much -- because the gifts never end!Don't let this year's stocking stuffers become an after thought, and don't resort to...

My Favorite School Lunch Supplies

Packing your kiddo's lunch every single day is bound to get a little monotonous.  For you, and for your child.  You're sick of portioning baby carrots into little Ziplock baggies and your student is sick of having the same lunch, day in and day out.These days, there are products available to make everything a little more convenient and a little more...

How Are Babies Made? Explaining To Your Children

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There's a lot of new ground to explore when you have a young child.  Everything is as new to mom and dad as it is to their little one, so it's an ongoing adventure for the whole family.  No matter what that adventure looks like for you, it's almost guaranteed that at some point, you're going to have this parenting...

10 Easy Face Painting Ideas

Face painting is one of those things that never gets old with kids. Whether you’re at a fair or birthday party, or even just home, there’s something about face painting that kids love. It’s one of the top crafts and kids’ activities out there.All of us are not artists. So, trying to get exactly what the kids want can...