A break from routine, mind-opening experiences, trying new foods, new things, and making memories – are only a few of the benefits of taking a family vacation. Now more than ever, getting out of the house and doing something new and different as a family is exactly what your kids need, (and probably what you
Here, in precedented times we are still struggling to understand how the last two years affected our children/students emotionally and as learners. One thing parents and educators (of young children all the way to college-aged students) can agree on is students/children are less motivated than ever before and across the board. I am willing to
Resiliency is an essential skill to develop and nurture in our children. As parents, our goal is to teach our kids how to manage disappointment, uncertainty, setbacks, and loss. Over the past year and a half, we went through a global pandemic together with all of the pain, anxiety, and loss that came with it.
Grief and loss are often difficult topics for parents and caregivers to discuss with children. Unfortunately, the ongoing pandemic has increased this burden for many which is complicated by the fact that continuing to ensure health for others may change how an individual’s life is celebrated. Children understand and process loss differently given their developmental
Children begin building vocabulary early. As infants, they start to recognize words from being spoken to. They learn to communicate during conversations with their families as they grow. Toddlers and preschoolers also listen to stories read to them by their parents. By the time children reach school age, they may have a vocabulary of six