The world is full of information, of digital chatter swarming and spinning around us. Our children need anchors, ways to navigate through the often confusing terrain of the adult world, moving fast and furious. Picture books are that anchor. In this era, there has never been a better way to teach our children what to hold onto and what to cherish than the beautiful books out … [Read more...] about 3 Life Lessons Your Kid Gets from Picture Books
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At 39 I am back in the dating world. Now when I was of a younger dating age, we would go to clubs and socials with great expectations that we would meet that partner for life. The prince charming we read about in the story books, our very own Richard Gere who would come to our work and sweep us off our feet like he did to Debra Winger at the end of An Officer and a Gentleman. … [Read more...] about Self Help Dating Books…Really Helpful?
There's a lot that students need to fit into their school backpacks these days--text books, note books, homework, pencils, pens, gym clothes, lunches, coats and even cell phones. However, if a backpack is the wrong size or is worn improperly, your child can suffer injuries to his back and shoulders. Selecting a backpack involves more than choosing one with a superhero's emblem … [Read more...] about How to Fit a School Backpack
For the average mother, life is a roller-coaster. There’s the highs, the lows, the curves, the loops…the occasional vomit. Sometimes the mother is in the driver’s seat, belt on, and blissfully in control; other times, she’s stuck in the back, cringing at what just happened and wondering when the ride will end. Regardless of where she’s sitting, she will likely confess that … [Read more...] about 5 Little Lifesaving Inventions Moms Love
From playing Peek-A-Boo to listening to music, most every activity that your child engages in promotes learning. This is because, for kids, most of their learning happens through living and playing. As your child lives and plays, she learns to interact with her world and discovers how things work and relate to her and each other in her environment. While learning does happen … [Read more...] about Kids Learning Activities