12 Ways Dads Can Engage With Their Baby

Posted on January 4, 2019
Babies first bond with their mother. It’s just human nature. Sometimes, dads understand this. Other times, they get offended. After all, it’s the mom who does the nursing and immediate care at first. It’s the mom who gets skin to skin contact with the baby immediately. It’s the mom’s voice and body that has an undeniable connection to a newborn. Although dad’s are typically in there for the delivery, mom’s are still the first... READ MORE
Top 10 Ways to Encourage Problem Solving

Top 10 Ways to Encourage Problem Solving

Posted on April 17, 2018
Children encounter thousands of problems every day, and sometimes don’t even realize it. From interactions with other children to investigating how different toys work. It is a part of childhood to be curious and ask questions. Here are ten ways to encourage problem solving in any environment. How Do You Feel? Getting in Touch with Emotions Many times, children become frustrated when they run into difficulties. This can lead to tantrums and behaviors like... READ MORE
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Top 10 Ways To Encourage Kindness In Children

Posted on February 6, 2018
Kindness is a basic value parents attempt to instill in their children.  This isn’t as easy as it may seem at times, and we find ourselves surprised when our child doesn’t act in considerate, friendly, or generous ways when we may expect them to.  You might witness your child refusing to share their toys, hear them call their siblings names, or even receive a phone call from their school informing you that they’ve bullied a classmate. ... READ MORE

Top Ten Ways to Encourage Creative Play in Kids

Posted on November 7, 2017
My husband and I were just talking about when we were young kids – there were no computers (only in school with the green and black screens when we played Oregon Trail in computer class- lol), no cell phones, and no iPads. We actually had to entertain ourselves as kids and dare we say it…play outside!  Wonderful memories! Technology is awesome don’t get us wrong, but the simpler life of kids playing in the... READ MORE

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