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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...

3 Movies to Promote Critical Thinking in Your Children

From fantasy creatures and heroic adventures to lighthearted fun, movies are magical to children. But they can inspire more than just play time.A Lancaster University study shows that inspiring movies can increase children’s critical thinking skills and encourage them to be more imaginative. These visual parables teach children a variety of lessons and serve as catalysts for budding imaginations...

5 Activities to Keep Your Children Moving — Even in the Winter

As an adult, do you ever feel the need to get outside, go for a walk, or hit the gym to relieve stress and nervous energy? Well, children have those same urges to fend off cabin fever every day.Thankfully, movement is one of the best medications, and physical activity can help prevent many adverse health effects later in life.Studies...

How to Get Kids Out of the Summer Learning Slump

summer learning slump
It’s the middle of the summer and you and your kids are probably settled into your seasonal routine. Whether your kids are off to camp or home with you for the summer, the atmosphere is much different than during the school year. The screams of “do your homework!” and “go to bed now” have a taken a summer hiatus...

6 Top Educational Toys for Toddlers

educational toys for toddlers
 From books to electronics to toys, we all want access to anything we can get our hands on to help our kids be all they can. There are a lot of toys out there vying for our kids’ attention as well as ours. Before your cruise the educational aisles, check out these top educational toys for toddlers. Top Educational Toys...

6 Top Educational Games for Kids

top educational games for kids
Educational and games are two words your kids may not think go together. But, the truth is learning can be fun. Besides all the apps and technology based tools out there, there are plenty of other games that can help your child learn everything from reading to science. Check out these top educational games for kids.Top Educational Games for...

5 Developmental Milestones

developmental milestones
Developmental milestones happen all throughout our children’s lives. From the time they are babies throughout childhood, they are constantly doing things to show they are growing and learning. As parents, we cheer them on and hug them when they do something new. They are proud of their new skill and so are we. While there are many things kids do...

Best Educational Apps for Kids

Best Educational Apps
Best Educational Apps Whether we like it or not, technology plays a big part in our children’s lives. In fact, many kids can swipe their way through an iPhone or tablet while we’re still trying to figure out how to turn it on.While there’s been a lot of debate over screen time, how much or even any at all, technology...