4 Basic Skills Kids Need to Learn to Be Self-Sufficient

As parents, we all want  to see our kids excel in academics and earn strong grades in their classes. While there’s nothing wrong with wanting academic success for our children, it’s important to remember that academic performance isn’t the only measure or determining factor for future success. Learning basic skills early in life is just

2020-07-29T05:57:58-06:00July 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|

How to Establish Effective Screen Time Rules for Kids

Parenting in this age of modern, ubiquitous telecommunications has brought a lot of new challenges - managing kids’ screen time included. Whether we like it or not, our children are born into a world where they grow up with computers, tablets and smartphones. And while these electronic devices benefit young kids in terms of learning

2020-07-14T07:11:04-06:00July 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|

6 Ways to Help Your Child Build Social Skills at Home

While learning the alphabet or knowing how to count is important, another set of skills has been determined to play a significant role in children’s success later in life - social skills. Social skills are behaviors and forms of communication that make an individual effective when it comes to creating and maintaining relationships. People who

2020-07-08T00:23:08-06:00June 24th, 2020|Child Care|

Boredom Busters: 5 Fun Things to Do at Home with the Family

Certain circumstances that threaten the health and safety of communities require the implementation of lockdown or quarantine rules. The situation we’re currently in is one good example. Isolation during this time of pandemic is no easy thing to deal with. While it means having more parent-child bonding time, it’s not always unicorns and ice cream.

2020-07-03T02:06:04-06:00June 11th, 2020|Family|

How to be Productive When Working from Home with a Toddler

Regardless of what you do to earn money from home, opting to ditch the daily commute to the office and go with the work-from-home set up offers an extensive range of benefits, especially to parents. One obvious benefit is that it gives you the chance to spend more time with your kids and family. It

2020-05-25T04:30:18-06:00May 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Fun Learning Activities for Kids During School Closures

Kids are like sponges and these are arguably the most important and foundational years of their lives. This is not only true when it comes to what their hearts and mind are soaking in, but the materials they are exposed to during these uncertain times. With schools being closed, kids are stuck at home for

2020-05-20T01:21:18-06:00May 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|

4 Helpful Tips for Preventing Infectious Diseases

Diseases have been around for as long as creatures have roamed the earth. Our immune systems are quite good at responding to infections but I’m sure most people would prefer not having the infection in the first place. With that in mind, let’s look at some of the ways for preventing infectious diseases. How Infections

2020-04-15T05:51:00-06:00April 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|

How to Host Remote Playdates for your Kids

Developing social skills is even more important for kids than it is for adults. It’s a crucial part of their overall development. It is through socialization that they learn values such as sharing and cooperation. It also trains them how to regulate their emotions around other people.  Therefore, young kids need to be exposed to

2020-04-14T06:03:48-06:00April 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|

6 Healthy Habits to Protect the Family from Getting Sick

It’s no secret how the Coronavirus pandemic has caused a global panic for people of all ages. And if you have kids in the family, it’s only natural for you to worry. As parents, you probably find yourself almost glued to the TV to get real-time news updates. You could be panicking and rummaging through

2020-03-27T07:46:34-06:00March 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|

5 Tips and Tactics to Make Traveling with Kids Stress-free

Do you remember the last time you went on vacation with your family? Or the last time you traveled and spent quality time with them? Busy schedules can take so much from our lives but at the end of the day, it’s important that parents look at the things that matter the most. It may

2020-03-11T06:30:44-06:00March 11th, 2020|Family|