Promoting Social and Emotional Development in Children: Four Tips for Every Parent

Social and emotional learning involves recognizing one's emotions and gaining control over them. This essentially refers to  emotional intelligence which enables a person to navigate social situations with ease, and use empathy to reduce conflict in order to maintain healthy relationships with others. Although schools teach the basics of recognizing emotions of others through facial

2020-01-31T05:45:56-06:00January 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|

5 Huge Parenting Mistakes to Avoid with Your Kids

We all know that kids don’t come with owner’s manuals. Luckily, kids are also very resilient. As long as you love them and manage to keep them healthy, chances are they’ll grow up just fine. Still, we all want to be the best parents possible. So with that in mind, here are a few of

2020-01-29T05:36:56-06:00January 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|

How to Make Learning Fun for Kids

Explaining concepts and presenting lessons might not be the easiest part of teaching, but keeping kids engaged in a lesson? Now that’s even more challenging.. Teachers may already have the resources and the best curriculum to get kids to learn in the most effective way possible, but keeping kids engaged in a lesson can be

2020-01-06T06:12:24-06:00December 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

4 Benefits of Positive Reinforcement in Children

Kids are constantly seeking attention, especially from their parents. It’s important to teach them that some ways of gaining that attention from adults are better than others.  Positive reinforcement is a powerful tool that can help children form good behavior habits, while minimizing negative outbursts that garner negative attention. Using positive reinforcement can help children

2019-12-26T06:38:17-06:00December 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|

6 Ways to Help your Child Overcome Shyness

Are you worried that your child isn’t making  many friends? Could it be that he is shy or introverted? You may think these two terms are interchangeable , but don’t confuse shyness with introversion. Introversion is a personality trait, whereas shyness is rooted in anxiety during social encounters with unfamiliar people.  Introverted kids can be

2019-11-21T05:04:27-06:00November 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|

How to Spend More Quality Time with your Child

With the growing number of distractions surrounding us and the ever-busy world that we live in, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to make time for the things that truly matter - one of them being quality time with our kids. Being a parent is definitely not a walk in the park. There are so many roles

2019-11-19T09:03:39-06:00November 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|

6 Simple Ways to Teach Children Good Manners

The stage more often referred to as the “formative years” is one of the most critical stages in a child’s life. Children absorb so much from their environment during the ages of three to five, and it’s in these years where a child’s character and individual traits are formed and developed. As parents, we should

2019-11-08T06:38:50-06:00October 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Top 8 Tips for Building Confidence in Kids

Building confidence starts from a young age. Our personalities are shaped by the combination of our innate nature and the social environment that we live in. Our confidence and self-esteem are shaped by these as well. We as parents play a huge role in building confidence in our kids. It is important that we realize

2019-11-07T07:05:29-06:00October 13th, 2019|Child Care|

8 Tips For Raising A Well-Rounded Child

To raise a well-rounded child may appear to be challenging.. And, believe it or not, raising a child in faith-challenging times can be even more complex. It seems like more and more of our values are being tested with each passing day. We all want to instill in  our children both kindness and compassion. We

2019-10-21T12:04:09-06:00September 23rd, 2019|Child Care|

7 Easy Tips to Create a Successful Bedtime Routine for your Child

Sleep is an indispensable part of a healthy routine and lifestyle, no matter what age you are. Getting enough sleep helps improve one’s mood, attention span and overall mental and physical health. This is why for young kids, adequate sleep is highly recommended. However, in today’s digital age where distractions surround our children, tucking them

2019-10-21T12:26:28-06:00September 8th, 2019|Family|