Kids can be a handful during play dates but the interaction they enjoy on social moments like these are excellent learning opportunities for them. What they learn when interacting with other kids can help shape their character and attitude later in life. If you are playing referee during a playdate, here are ways you can help equip children with the right set of skills. Conflict Resolution Without Using Strong Emotions Children are emotional creatures and while strong emotion
When they are young, many kids scoff at the notion that Mom and Dad are not their full time playmates. It can be heartrending to hear your child scream for your attention. However, learning to play alone is of the utmost importance to your child's intellectual development. Below are seven reasons why playing alone is good for children. Encouraging Independence As social as the human race may be, it is unrealistic for children to expect to be the center of someone else's atten
So you want to take the kids on a road trip...
Here are some tips to help you stay sane and actually enjoy it. We have good intentions but no one can really blame you if you if it's challenging, especially when they are cranky and demanding. But they are little and preparing will help make this trip better for everyone. Take Breaks
Yes! We want to get there but stopping along the way to actually enjoy the road trip is not only fun but sometimes spontaneous allowing for a ne
Drawing is far more than just something fun to do. These 10 reasons will explain why drawing with pen and paper is a crucial element in the development of kids. Newer Technologies - Drawing is among the earliest and most important activities for children. However, today we have a lot of new technologies that are more 'point-and-touch' than actual drawing. This could be a big disadvantage for children. Expression - Drawing enables your children to better engage in self-express