New Safety Concerns How many times have you charged your phone off a torn or frayed charger cord? How many times has your child? These days we have all new safety concerns. Thirty years ago, parents never imagined having to worry about a child’s safety while charging a phone. The phone was connected to the wall and we stretched that cord as far as it could go, then would spend many hours unwinding that curly stretched cord as we sat in the floor below the phone. The biggest threat was the cutting off of circulation as you wrapped the cord
Independence Day, July 4, 2017 Independence Day is the national holiday of the United States of America commemorating the signing of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. “We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” –Thomas Jefferson In June 1776, the Continental Congresses efforts had become hopeless and a committee was formed to compose a formal declaration of independence separating the 13 colonies from
Big Body Play “STOP! Someone is going to get hurt!” “Don’t do that!” “Calm down!” “Don’t be so rough!” How many times have you said or heard those statements? If you have ever spent any time around two or more children you have probably heard those more times than you can count. True? Children love to get rough and physical in their play, it’s just a fact. But, what is big body play and is it necessary? Today, we take a look at Big Body Play written by Frances M. Carlson. What is big body play? Carlson defines it as, “Rolling, running,