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Preparing to master kindergarten

Of all the many skills kids need in school, the most important ones can be hard to pick out.

STEM for Preschoolers

Even kids who are not naturally drawn to all things math and science enjoy exploring their environment and figuring out how things work. STEM activities (science, technology, engineering and math) engage kids of all ages in these specific areas.

Moving with Small Kids

We recently experienced moving our family for the second time within five years and are sharing from our experience in hopes of helping others with any upcoming moves their family may face.

The Busy Parents Shopping Guide

Try some innovative ways to engage young boys and girls while shopping.

Science Says: Make Time for Play

According to researchers, a child’s earliest learning is rooted not in formalized education, but in play.

Seven Tips for Overcoming Fear of the Dark

Fear of the dark is a normal part of development and one of the most common childhood problems plaguing families of school-age children. Kids who are afraid of the dark take nearly an hour longer than others to fall asleep. Without a good night’s sleep, children can suffer behavior and mood issues and have trouble concentrating at school.

At-Home Preschool

Let me encourage you with this simple truth: As a mom or dad, you already have been unofficially teaching preschool within the home.

Pint-Sized Pursuits

Providing extracurricular activities for your preschoolers can encourage their natural curiosity and love of learning.

Keeping Kids Safe in a Crowd

It's every parent's worst nightmare. One second your child is by your side, then a momentary distraction, and your child is gone.

How to Whack Out Whining

Mommmyyyyyy…I want CANDDYYYYY—Let me stop you right there! We all deal with it, whether it’s from a 5-year-old or a 15-year-old. When they want your attention, it seems like they’ll get it by any means necessary. This includes whining. So how do we stop it? Search no further—the answer is here.
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