Parenting

Self-harm is a serious issue that affects many teens and is often misunderstood by that outside of the experience. As such, it's important to understand what causes self-harm and how parents and guardians can help their teens cope with these behaviors. This blog will provide insight into the causes...
Preparing to bring a baby home from the hospital can be intimidating, even if it is not your first. Newborns are so vulnerable, as they rely entirely on you for everything. There is nothing to be worried about if you are prepared. Here are some ways you can prepare...
Playing is the most important job a child has and it plays a crucial role in their healthy development. It is important for parents to understand why play matters, how play develops, and what families can be doing at home to help their child get even more out of...
We, as parents, try to support our children in different endeavors through their young lives. Sometimes we go blindly having never done certain activities that our kids find interest in, yet we find ourselves still trying to get involved as much as possible just to give them the loving...
Something that is a new concern for our generation in America is childhood obesity. Being overweight in youth is a particular concern because it leads to a higher risk of disease and predisposition to Type II Diabetes specifically. Heart disease is the number one cause of death in America, and...
Summertime is the best time in a kid's life, and it is so difficult for them to want to go back to school. In the summer, kids feel like they get to play all the time and do whatever it is that they please. However, the adjustment from summer...
If you have a family, you will know that weekends can be fun, often chaotic times that seem to last a matter of hours rather than days. Taking the kids to see their friends or organizing sleepovers can often prove to be highly entertaining for them but some weekends...
Some children are naturally gifted in certain subjects in school, while some students might really struggle in areas. If your child has a difficult time with learning in school, here are some ways to help them feel more confident in going back to school. Ask For Work Ahead of Time For...
The holidays are one of the most popular times of the year for families to travel. This year, thousands of parents and little ones will take journeys to visit friends or celebrate the season. If you plan on roaming the country or traveling abroad, a vacation with a baby...
Reading Skills
Reading is a complex skill that requires more than just the ability to decode words. It also involves the understanding of the contextual meaning and an ability to interpret what you read in different situations. Unfortunately, many students fail to develop these reading skills in school because their education...