Halloween’s almost here and our little goblins, superheroes, puppies and witches will be out trick or treating looking as adorable as ever and loading up on candy! Keep trick or treating fun and safe this year with these useful tips!
Parenting is full of lots of twists, turns and stages. With toddlers, each stage seems to bring with it many joys, and lots of frustrations! If you’ve survived the “Terrible Two” stage with your sanity relatively intact – we congratulate you! But what about the Inquisitive Three stage? Could it be any worse? I mean, surely it just gets easier . . . right? Mama, Daddy, Grandma, Grandpa or affectionate caregiver . . . you’d better hold on tight to all the child rearing savvy you think you have because you’re about to enter into the magical, creative, pull your hair out phase of pre-school life affectionately known as the WHY stage.
It goes something like this…
With back to school just around the corner, parents everywhere are getting the kiddies organized. Okay, we’re TRYING to get everything organized! With all the back to school shopping for clothes, lunch bags, back packs, pens, pencils, crayons, pencil crayons, markers, binders, paper, pencil cases, water bottles, multiple pairs of running shoes and more . . . . it’s no wonder we’re exhausted!
Summer’s a great time for reading books with the kids! New adventures, make believe characters and beautiful illustrations make for quality time that the TV just can’t compete with! Plus, there’s the added HUGE bonus of turning your kids into book lovers which will benefit them throughout their academic school years and their life.
We live in a world that is constantly changing and demanding our attention. Distraction seems to be the order of the day and even our kids are not immune. Have you seen it?
Kids with their noses stuck in their phones…in groups, at school, on the bus, at home, at the dinner table and even in bed. The days seem to be gone where kids had the time to just be kids.