How Young is Too Young for Screen Time

It doesn’t matter where I am, I constantly see small children glued to some type of device. And when I say glued, I mean glued. An earthquake could happen and they wouldn’t even flinch from their screens. It seems like kids can’t bear to live without their...
Tips for Helping Your Young Learner

Tips for Helping Your Young Learner

When we’re supporting our children along their learning journey, sometimes things go smoothly, like when we’re cuddled up beside them, reading a favorite book. Other times, things can get a little bumpy, like when we’re trying to explain a math question and we’re not...
Preparing Your Child for School

Preparing Your Child for School

When a child begins school, it can be both exciting and nerve-racking – for the parents! We want our children to be happy, to make friends, and to do well. There are a few simple things you can do at home to prepare your child for the upcoming transition to school....

Fine Motor Activities for the Classroom

There are many ways to incorporate fine motor activities into play. Often, simply making the right tools and materials available will lead to exploration, creativity, and fine motor practice. Sand and Water Tables Large, plastic tweezers are perfect for little hands...
How to Support Struggling Children

How to Support Struggling Children

There are times when we question whether our child’s academic performance or behavior is typical. Maybe the school has expressed concerns. Perhaps you’re comparing your child to their sibling or to other children their age. Or maybe you’re just worried because you...