Helpful Holiday Tasks That Kids Can Do

As parents it can be tempting to maintain control and do everything ourselves, but teaching kids how to do things for themselves has benefits for the whole family. Sharing family responsibilities with your kids gives them a bit of independence, a sense of pride and accomplishment, and given the right jobs, can take some things…

Teachable Moments in your everyday life

Teachable moments are moments during you and your child’s day that are unplanned but come to your attention as an opportunity to teach your child. This can be about something new or, to expand on their knowledge in certain areas as they get older Teachable moments for your children (even babies!) can and should be…

Screen Time and your Preschooler

The following is an article by Ariel Gilreath shared from the bi-monthly newsletter titled ‘Early Childhood’ from The Hechinger Report dated 7/26/2023 Is screen time for preschoolers as bad as we think? A new study from researchers at Ohio State University suggests the answer is more nuanced than popularly believed.   Using data gathered in 2018-19, researchers…