6 Fun Activities to Improve Kids’ Memory

Why Memory is Important for Children The family vacation, the day you brought home a new pet, the time your child mastered a new skill–these are all moments to remember.  But why is memory important for kids, and how can you help improve your child’s memory? We know that memory is...

Magical Valentine’s Day Family Activities

Valentine’s Day Origins There are many stories about Valentine’s Day history.  On the Catholic calendar, each day is given to a saint, and as you may have guessed, 14 February is St. Valentine’s Day.  Very little is known of St. Valentine, but there are legends.  The one most closely tying...

How to Apply Mindfulness to Your Child’s Life?

“Mindfulness is the awareness that arises through paying attention, on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally.”- Jon Kabat-Zinn, founder of the Stress Reduction Clinic at the University of Massachusetts Mindfulness for Beginners. These days, it seems we hear the word ‘mindfulness’ everywhere. It’s on the yogurt commercial on television,...

Tips For Working Parents: How to Spend Quality Time With Kids

“There is only one thing more precious than our time, and that is who we spend it on,” writes author Leo Christopher.Where Does The Time Go?Do you ever feel like there just is not enough time? The kids, the job, the home, the meals…and something is always bound to...

Does The Tone of Voice Affect Communication with Little Ones?

When it comes to communication with kids, your tone is everything because babies are sensitive and can know if the message is positive or negative.Your tone of voice often says more than the words are spoken, and it can make children feel important and valued.Remember that your kids are likely to...

Indoor Playdates Ideas for Kids

Children love to play, and nothing beats their excitement when it comes to playdates. Playdates are the perfect way your child can socialize and make new friends without involving a lot of labor or extravagant work. The best part of playdates is that parents get to watch their little...

Checklist for Keeping Your Kids Healthy During Winter

That time of the year is here again. Winter is the period when people seem to transfer colds and other sicknesses around unwittingly. As every parent knows, children can bring germs from their activities and share them with the entire family. So, how can you keep your children healthy during the...

How to Teach Kids About Thanksgiving Holiday

Thanksgiving is a special holiday for many families—and with good reason. It is when everyone expresses gratitude and spends time with their loved ones while sharing a hearty meal. Not only is the holiday fun, but you can also use it as the perfect chance to teach your children about the...

STEM Activities for Preschoolers

Preschoolers have a wide-open curiosity about the world and often ask creative questions about STEM. Most preschoolers enjoy exploring science, building blocks, and crazy sculptures. Hence, the best way to facilitate learning is to provide STEM activities while also sitting back and observing their growth. STEM activities are one of the most...

7 Steps to Better Parenting

Raising a happy and healthy child is not an easy feat; it is one of the most challenging yet rewarding jobs for parents. However, many people do not approach parenting with the same determination and focus they use for jobs. Several rely on their gut reactions or prefer to pass on...