Three Ways To Help Your Child Get Into The Best College


The process of applying for college is a stressful event. Your kids are under a lot of pressure to make sure that they present themselves in the best light. This encompasses test scores, grades, extra curricular activities, recommendations, and essays. As a parent, you are also under pressure to help them. That said, there are many things available that you can utilize to assist you with the process. You do not have to go it alone.

12 August 2019

Maintaining Accountability When Starting An Exercise Program


If you decided you wish to lose a few pounds, you are most likely going to start an exercise program to achieve the goal you have set for yourself. Many find when they start to exercise, they start out with good intentions and then slowly blow off doing the exercises needed to keep up with the shedding of weight successfully. There are a few ways you can set yourself up with methods of accountability to help you keep up with the exercises you need to do to get to the weight you desire.

29 December 2016

Tips To Protect Your Child From Intense Heat And Sun During Summer Camp


From exercise and education to having fun with friends, the benefits of camp for your child this summer are easy to see. Most children will enjoy being outdoors at camp without any worry of protecting themselves from the intense heat and harmful rays of the sun. While camp counselors will not allow your child to remain outdoors for an excessive amount of time during the summer, your child will still require protection from the sun and heat.

22 July 2016

Starting Daycare: A Parent's First-Week Survival Guide


Choosing to place your kid in a childcare program is a major decision, and you have undoubtedly run into tons of information about how to help your child transition. Yet, it is normal for parents to experience some anxiety, too. After all, it can be hard to let go after knowing what your child was doing almost every moment of their life. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to ease your worries while making sure that every member of your family is ready for the first week in a new childcare program.

4 February 2016

4 Tips For Preparing Your Child For Preschool


Studies show that attending a high quality preschool helps prepare your child for later academic success by teaching them foundational skills they will use their whole lives. Just because you know your child will benefit from preschool doesn't mean they're automatically ready, however. Transitioning from staying at home to attending preschool can be a little overwhelming if you don't prepare your child. Here are four effective ways to do just that:

11 December 2015

Health Education Tips For Parents


The elementary school years are among the most formative in a child's development, and for this reason, it is critical for parents to take an active role in their child's elementary school health education. By instilling healthy habits during this age, you may help ensure that your child leads a healthy and happy life. However, there are many parents that may not know how they can help their child form these habits.

22 September 2015

Looking For Day Care? Understanding What Montessori Facilities Have To Offer


When it comes time to choose a daycare environment for your child, the process can be overwhelming. There are so many different types of care facilities, and each one has its own values and educational methods. Montessori child care centers are one popular option, particularly for parents who want to foster a sense of independence and artistic ability in their young kids. If you've never seen a Montessori facility, you may be wondering what the hype is all about.

23 June 2015

Diabetic And Glucose Disorder Diagnosis In Infants And Toddlers – Will Daycare Work?


When your infant or toddler is diagnosed with diabetes or another glucose-related disease, your life will quickly change. Does this diagnosis mean your child can never be cared for in a preschool or daycare setting? Absolutely not. As long as you choose the right caregiver, prepare the caregiver for the special needs of your child and take care of your daily planning properly, your young child can still attend preschool or daycare.

16 June 2015

Four Factors To Consider When Choosing A Private Child Care Provider


During the summer months, many children are out of school and parents are forced to find childcare to watch their children so that they are safe while the parents work. If you are in a situation where you must find childcare for your child, it is important to make sure that you are sending them to someone that will do more than just watch them. You want to be sure that your child is not going to be placed in front of a television for hours on end rather than actually doing things during their summer break.

10 June 2015

3 Environmental Signs A Daycare Is Focused On Learning


If you are getting ready to put your child into daycare, you are probably taking tours of the top child care centers you are interested in. While visiting child care centers, it can be difficult to figure out which centers really care about teaching your child and which centers care more about entertaining your child. Here are three things to look for during your tour that will show you the daycare you are interested in is set up for learning.

9 June 2015