Will Your Shy Child Make Friends

Will Your Shy Child Make Friends?

It is a commonly held belief that children need to form social skills before they can develop friendships. Child development experts tell us that the opposite is actually true. Friendships …

Finding a Work/Family Balance

Finding a Work/Family Balance

One of the most stressful parts of being a working parent is having a healthy work/family balance. It’s hard for a busy parent not to wonder if they truly are …

Raising a Confident Reader

Raising a Confident Reader

As parents and teachers we recognize the importance that reading skills play in our personal and professional lives. We read on a daily basis, and as a matter of fact …

Infant Sign Language

Infant Sign Language

Are there benefits to teaching your child baby sign language? Although some studies point to increased intellectual development, the primary benefit of using baby sign language is decreased frustration for …

Understanding Quality Childcare

Understanding Quality Childcare

These days, parents have so many different options when it comes to childcare. Parents can choose from childcare centers, home care providers, nannies, non-profit programs, state-funded programs, and so many others. There is …