If you are like most of us, you are vigorously working, busy keeping schedules, and enthusiastically trying to be the best caregivers of your children, homes, perhaps pets, and even partners. When you are immersed in the day-to-day routine of raising a child, it is hard to believe that time is passing so quickly; the […]
Getting your preschooler ready for Kindergarten can be easy and fun. Dr. Heather Wittenberg shares her favorite tips to get your child ready a little bit every day. For more Kindergarten readiness tips from Dr. Heather, click here. How are you getting your preschooler ready for Kindergarten? Tell us in a comment below.
Every day, we learn how important it is to Grow Fit™ – with plenty of daily exercise and a healthy diet. So on March 20, we’re rolling out a rainbow of healthy colors in honor of National Nutrition Month! That day, everyone is coming to school dressed in the color of their favorite or “secret” healthy […]
We help you make the most of summer with a Summer Camp that combines fun and education! But don’t just take our word for it. Take a look at the reviews we’ve received from parents just like you. Title: Learning at Summer Camp! A Happy Camper, Meridian Charter Township, MI Story: My daughter has been […]
More is not always better. Often, with “more” comes more stress. Especially as parents of young children, we are dealing with “more” these days: more errands, more family issues, more family from out of town—you name it. All of these result in more on our to-do list. We seem to have less time, less patience, […]
When I was growing up, moms always seemed to have the answers to life’s questions. Now our next generation of kids is turning to the all-knowing Internet. What can we do to keep up? A few weeks ago, my son couldn’t find his favorite jeans. Instead of asking me if I knew where they were, […]
Art is a creative act that cannot be taught. Creativity can be nurtured by providing open-ended activities that allow our children the freedom to experiment with a wide variety of materials. When children explore and use art materials, they are creating something new and unique. Sometimes we want “products” that are perfect or “right” as […]
It’s that time of year again when we tend to make resolutions that are hard to keep, and promises to ourselves that we cannot seem to remember. Here’s an idea: What if this year we did it differently? How about simply doing a better job of being “in the moment?” Try out these seven steps […]