It has been found that learning actual school curriculum as a preschooler is actually not beneficial for a child. Playing outside and getting exposure to exercise is better for kids at that age. It makes sense for many reasons. First off, kids will not retain information that they hear when they are that young. How… Read More Preschool Academics Don’t Help Children Succeed. Playing Does.
Empathic, kind and compassionate kids grow into the same type of adults. And, it all starts with an environment in which those qualities are highly valued and can thrive. It starts with touch. Science has shown again and again that babies have to be touched to thrive. But, it should not stop at babyhood. Children… Read More Teaching Your Children Kindness, Compassion and Empathy
The Better Sleep Council’s Terry Cralle recommends taking steps as a family to make good sleep a family priority. This includes modeling a positive attitude towards sleep, not treating it like a waste of time. Involve kids in decisions such as bedtime routines and even when to go to bed in order to get enough… Read More How to ease into back-to-school sleep routines—a sleep expert breaks it down for us
We all know that kids that can be very difficult to work with from time to time. However, all kids should have some kind of chores that they do so they learn, to some extent, what it is to have some responsibility in life. Not everyone has it easy and the kids who have been… Read More Getting the Kids Motivated to Help With Chores This Summer