Put Down that Workbook, Summer Learning Should Not Be Torture

summer learning, learning, no worksheets, fun, learn

I see you in Walmart or Borders buying that summer workbook for your kids, and I know that you have the best intentions. I have had the same thoughts myself. Nothing is more infuriating than …

Continue reading

Five Ways to Teach Your Kids Kindness Today

  A concern I have heard from many parents during this election season is, “What will we tell our children?” Many times the behavior I see promoted in popular culture, Hollywood, and on television is …

Continue reading

Is it Unfair to ask Children to Do Chores?

  There is a video that is creating quite a buzz on Facebook recently. It is about the benefits to kids of doing household chores. The video contains pictures, information, and statistics about children in …

Continue reading

Trick or Treat Should Not be the Way You Get Your Kids to Do Their Homework

  We all know parents who try to coerce their kids into doing their school work with tricks and mind games. I am sure you also know at least a few parents who bribe their …

Continue reading

Back to School: The Top Five Tips Teachers Wish They Could Tell Parents

  The school year will be starting for many students (and parents) in just a few short days.  For some, the school year has already started.  As I pass other parents at dance lessons or …

Continue reading

To the Parent Who is Crying at Kindergarten Drop-Off

                                          Dear Mom (or Dad) Who is Crying in their Car, I see you, because …

Continue reading

How to Give Your Kid an Awesome Early 90’s Lesson #3: Free Time is Good

  I was born in the 80’s, but most of my childhood memories are from the early 90’s. My husband and most all of my friends grew up during this time period too. Parenting was …

Continue reading

How to Give Your Kid an Awesome Early 90’s Summer Lesson 2: Enjoy the Moment

  I was born in the 80’s, but most of my childhood memories are from the early 90’s. My husband and most all of my friends grew up during this time period too. Parenting was …

Continue reading

How to Give Your Kid an Awesome Early 90’s Summer Lesson 1: If You Want Something So Badly, Prove It!

  I was born in the 80’s, but most of my childhood memories are from the early 90’s.  My husband and most all of my friends grew up during this time period too.  Parenting was …

Continue reading

  • Subscribe to Our Blog via Email

    Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

  • Here's what some of our customers have to say about their experience with us: