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 […]
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 […]
The holidays can be a crazy time for children, as they write their wish lists to Santa and watch their parents shop for gifts. The anticipation about getting what they want for the holidays can be overwhelming! As a parent, you might want to show your children that the holiday season can be about other things as well. There are many ways to give and receive, including giving back to your community during this season, and families can participate […]