President’s Day is celebrated on the third Monday each February, and most young children only know it as a day off of school. Although this holiday was originally created to honor George Washington’s birthday, it has evolved in many states to include Abraham Lincoln, and in some states the holiday honors Thomas Jefferson, our third President. This holiday is a perfect opportunity to teach your children about all of the Presidents of the United States, and have some fun […]
When you have a baby or toddler, it can be nerve-wracking to know at what point in their development they reach certain milestones; crawling, walking, grasping items, etc. Tactile and motor skill development begins at birth and develops naturally, but parents can help encourage development in a couple of different ways.
1. Give your child wiggle room. Within a few weeks of birth, children can hold their heads up on their own, and by two months they can sit while […]
It is a new year, and it is a perfect opportunity to teach your child to create goals. It can show them independence and also create more family time if you create resolutions together. Here are some tips for helping your child with New Year’s resolutions.
1. Talk about it as a family. Take turns discussing where everyone would like to see improvement in themselves. Do not use it as an opportunity to tell your child where you would like […]