Summer break is finally here! One of my favorite activities to do with my kids when school is out is to go to our local public library and read to our hearts’ content. There is something about the smell of books, old and new, and intriguing displays that invite my kids to search for stories […]
You know something is a little off but you can’t quite pinpoint it. Your daily interactions with your kid have felt a little strained, maybe at times like you’re going through the motions. If you have more than one child you may feel like you’re getting along better with one, while having a hard time […]
I think that when parents see the words “parenting class” or “parenting education” they think “Oh, somebody got in trouble” or “Oh great, another person trying to tell me how I should raise my kid”. With this post, I’m hoping to dispel that notion and encourage every parent to explore the parenting education opportunities in […]
August 21, 2017. This is going to be memorable day in history because the United States will celebrate “The Great American Eclipse.” Right now there are hundreds of thousands of people flocking to the state of Oregon to experience this once in a lifetime event. Young children (those 8 years and younger) may not really […]
Take advantage of the resources at your local library. The librarians have a wealth of knowledge on appropriate literature for young children. Plus, there are also fun activities for young children if there is a discovery room, story time, or other special events.