5 Tips to Boost Your Child’s Numeracy Skills

2020-09-11T08:24:18-06:00September 11th, 2020|Uncategorized|

We deal with numbers every single day of our lives. Numeracy is what allows us to make sense of time, numbers, shapes and patterns. Because we use mathematics to meet the demands of our daily lives, it’s imperative that children develop solid numeracy skills early on. As parents, we play an important role in developing

How to Help Your Child Succeed with Distance Learning

2020-09-02T06:50:24-06:00August 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|

The advent of the internet has radically altered many  facets in our lives, including education. In recent years, the concept of what constitutes “education” has gradually been changing. Today, formal education isn’t always confined to occuring within the four walls of a traditional classroom, as there is now such a thing as “distance learning”. Distance

Back-to-School Safety Checklist for Parents and Kids

2020-08-19T07:06:42-06:00August 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Going back to school after summer is typically an exciting time for children as they look forward to reuniting with their friends, engaging in fun activities, and learning new things. However, the idea of returning to school may be unsettling for many parents nowadays as we cope with the current pandemic.  As summer draws to

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

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

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

How to Establish Effective Screen Time Rules for Kids

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

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

How to be Productive When Working from Home with a Toddler

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

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

Fun Learning Activities for Kids During School Closures

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

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

4 Helpful Tips for Preventing Infectious Diseases

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

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

How to Host Remote Playdates for your Kids

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

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

6 Healthy Habits to Protect the Family from Getting Sick

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

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