routines help children

How Routines Help Children Thrive

Research has shown how routines help children, especially young children, benefit from a sense of structure. Further, consistent routines make a child feel safe and help them develop self-discipline. Unfortunately, …

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 …