As parents, helping our kids develop and practice the right social skills, like interacting with others politely, is undoubtedly one of the toughest jobs we have. In teaching our kids proper manners, we are instilling important values like respect and kindness—which the world needs today more than ever. Everyone wants to . . .
Parents constantly ask questions about what they can do to support their children better. Understanding what they are saying is essential to help them communicate, and knowing their words is a great starting point! The teenage generation has its own slang terms—some of which express emotions, describe what is happening in . . .
Bean bag chairs have become a statement piece of the house for quite some time now. Also known as the Sacco chair or the “shapeless chair,” these large, fabric bags have existed since the 1960s. They were originally designed to promote chair products that were comfortable and appealing, and later . . .
Smack in the middle of summer and winter is the sweet spot for all seasons: fall. This ‘cooling-off’ period’s most noteworthy signs include shorter days, longer nights, and the seemingly stunting of vegetation growth where leaves turn to a distinct auburn to faded yellow. This season carries with it a . . .
Kids are amazing little creatures. Little babies come into this world looking tiny and fragile and, before you know it, they sprout into full-sized adults! From conception to adolescence, their circus of development is unique in every phase! These sequences of standard physical, language, thought, emotional and behavioral changes are . . .
Children 2-and-a-half to 4 years old usually start preschool. And with kids this age having short attention spans, teachers and parents need to be a little more creative. Equally important is the comfort and safety of your preschoolers while they do school work. Kids spend a lot of time running around, . . .