Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

We’ve all been there… Grandparents or Aunts and Uncles ask what the kids want and you just can’t come up with anything! We are here to help! As a group of parents, educators, and therapists, we created a list of our top gift ideas for children 2-8 years old.  Stocking...
Invitation Overload

Invitation Overload

When school starts you get the influx of notices, fundraisers and everything else under the sun…including birthday party invitations for children you’ve never heard of. Why? Because many classrooms have a policy that if you’re going to hand out birthday party...
Why Our Kids Play Competitive Sports

Why Our Kids Play Competitive Sports

I was recently privy to a conversation where a parent was describing her family’s schedule, which was filled with her children’s sporting events. Most evenings and weekends, at least one child, if not both, had a game or practice. Another parent wrinkled her nose and...
An Open Letter to the School Bully

An Open Letter to the School Bully

Dear School Bully & Your Parent, There are so many things I want to say and ask you that I don’t really know where to begin. I guess I’ll start by asking you why you do and say the cruel things you do. Do you realize how hurtful your words and actions are to those...
The Over-Scheduled Family

The Over-Scheduled Family

Recently, during a particularly crazy week of racing around to get my children off to their various activities, I had the sudden thought, “Oh no. We’re that over-scheduled family people keep talking about.” The thought came to me as I left work, stopped to watch some...