How can parents plan for a successful shopping trip or simply get out of the house and enjoy their local shopping center? Whether it be something to do in the summer to c
When toddlers have play dates, territorial battles are bound to ensue. To foster sharing skills in young children, consider these 12 tips: Start early. Children can’
Being the parent of a baby, toddler or preschooler has so many rewards – and those rewards are well earned by the numerous trials parents must contend with at every
Good music is one of the joys of life. And educators know that early introduction to music is a great way to begin the learning process. The lyrics and rhythms of music b
Kindergarten is supposed to be fun and educational, allowing children an opportunity to blossom. It is usually the first time the tykes are away from their parents for an
When your kid shirks social interaction, hiding behind your legs at the playground or hugging the wall at a birthday party, it’s easy to assign a label: “shy.
Teachers know that one of the marks of a bright child is the size of his or her vocabulary. The definition of vocabulary is the knowledge of words and word meanings. Chil
Young children aren’t usually known for intense concentration. To the contrary, kids are expected to bounce from one activity to another with the attention span of
Playful Parenting is a way to enter a child’s world, on the child’s terms, in order to foster closeness, confidence, and connection.” -Lawrence Cohen, &
In the DMV’s competitive and pricey child care market, there’s a growing sect of teleworking, freelancing and business-owning parents who find that traditiona
Babies and Early Reading Question: My baby girl is just 3 months old. I know everyone says it is very important to read to children. It just seems ridiculous to read to s
In this reality television age, when contestants are either considered superstars-in-the-making or deserving of international ridicule, parents may struggle to instill ba
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