Benefits of Children Cooking

Benefits of Children Cooking

Do you allow your two-year-old to assist with cooking? If you say “no” … well, you are not alone. I went on a little fact-finding mission recently. Many parents these days said they really don’t cook a whole lot. There is a lot of frozen food going in the microwave...

3 Enriching Hobbies to Expand Your Child’s Horizons

3 Enriching Hobbies to Expand Your Child's Horizons

By: Guest Blogger, Maria Cannon

If you’re like many parents, you worry about overburdening your children. Kids need a chance to be kids, after all, and too many extracurriculars leave both you and your children overworked and overstressed. However, shunning...

Indoor Winter Activities for Kids

Indoor Winter Activities for Kids

Do you have those snow day blues? Are your children bouncing off the walls? Are you sick and tired of answering the question, “Can we go outside now” or hearing “I’m bored”? Well, it’s time to get creative!! Let’s put them busy hands to good use! Now, is...

Enhancing Family Time Through STEM

Enhancing Family Time Through STEM

STEM is important to early childhood education simply because children are explorers by nature and that exploration starts at birth. An infant, born a blank slate, begins learning the moment they are born. It’s that natural progression and enthusiasm in learning that needs supporting by the early...

A Grandparent’s Love

A Grandparent’s Love

“A child needs a grandparent, anybody’s grandparent, to grow a little more securely into an unfamiliar world.” Charles and Ann Morse

Some of the most precious memories ever made were made between children and grandparents. Those are the memories that stay with you...

Five Crafty Halloween Ideas for Children

Five Crafty Halloween Ideas for Children

As I am all about family time, I can’t imagine a better way to kick off the holiday season than by getting “spooky crafty” with the kids. Children absolutely love to do crafts. We will take a look at five crafty Halloween ideas that will put those...

The Path Back to Nature

The Path Back to Nature

Following a butterfly across a field of wildflowers, laying in the grass picking out cloud animals, watching squirrels play a game of tag, or a father holding hands with his son as they walk gingerly through the woods in search of wild game. Those are simple things that trigger...