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Your Child's First Science Fair Project
It's a rite of passage in most children's lives the first science fair project. Science fair projects can offer valuable lessons in planning, process, logic and presentation, not to mention, science! So what can you do to help create a positive science fair experience?
Your Child's First Dental Visit
Planning your childīs first dental visit can be stressful for parents and children. Hereīs some tips and ideas based to help make sure itīs a good experience for your child.
Your Baby is Speaking to You - Book Review
My review of the excellent (and beautiful) new photographic "owners manual" for infants, "Your Baby is Speaking to You: A Visual Guide to the Amazing Behaviors of Your Newborn and Growing Baby" by Dr. Kevin Nugent with photographs by Abelardo Morell.
Writing Thank You Notes with Children
Tips and guidelines on writing thank you notes with children.
When Kids Say . . . It's Not Fair
"It's Not Fair!" is one of the more irritating declarations from children around 4-5 years and up. Here's some thoughts on how to address this complaint and ways to teach constructive rephrasing and some important life lessons as well.
When Did I Get Like This by Amy Wilson - Review
My review of Amy Wilson's book, "How Did I Get Like This? The Screamer, the Worrier, the Dinosaur-Chicken-Nugget-Buyer and Other Mothers I Swore I'd Never Be.
What is Scrip
Scrip is a fundraiser used by many schools, religious organizations and non-profits that raises funds at essentially no cost to their parents, members or supporters. An explanation of how scrip works and the benefits to members and non-profits.
What is Parent Participation Preschool
Parent participation preschool can be an excellent, affordable option for families with a stay-at-home parent, or other family member who can participate in the classroom in exchange for reduced tuition.
What is Attachment Parenting
Attachment parenting (AP), sometimes considered a "fringe" parenting practice (I would argue this notion) received much mainstream attention after a May 2012 Time Magazine article featured a nursing four-year old. My take on what the term "attachment parenting" really represents.
Visting Yosemite with Children
Tips and information on visiting Yosemite Park with young children.
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