Yearly Archives: 2021


8 Fun Learning Activities for Your Preschooler


Being a parent to a preschooler can be an exciting and challenging journey. Children at this age tend to be active and sometimes restless. It might be challenging sometimes to find activities that keep them engaged and entertained. While many of us like to resort to electronics and screen time to help keep  our kids occupied, television and digital devices don’t have to be your only options. In fact, there are more constructive ways to keep preschoolers entertained while learning! Take a look at this list of fun learning activities your little one will love! Create a learning station It’s helpful [...]

8 Fun Learning Activities for Your Preschooler2022-01-06T16:09:01+00:00

10 Parenting Tips for Setting up Playdates


Learning how to interact and play with other kids is an essential life skill for children to acquire. Playdates are a great way to help enhance the development of your child’s social and emotional skills in a safe and fun environment. As parents, it's important to provide your little one with plenty of opportunities to play with other children. Here are a few tips to help you set up playdates for your little one: Choose a playmate with whom your child is compatible Some children interact better with some peers than others, and that's okay. It's important to choose a playmate [...]

10 Parenting Tips for Setting up Playdates2022-01-06T15:47:19+00:00

7 Reasons Why Kids Need a Digital Detox


In some ways, technology is taking over our lives, and many families are feeling the effects of this trend in their homes. While it can be challenging for parents to control children's exposure to screens, it’s vital that we monitor how much time is being spent on electronic devices, as too much screen time can be detrimental to our children’s development and well-being. This is where the importance of a “digital detox” comes in. Digital technology has become an integral part of our daily lives, as it helps to keep us entertained, helps us stay connected with friends and family near [...]

7 Reasons Why Kids Need a Digital Detox2021-11-25T17:33:32+00:00

​​5 Tips to Help You Enhance Your Child’s Language Development


While language acquisition is a normal part of child development, it is not always easy to determine whether children are on track when it comes to reaching milestones in this area. Parents may worry that their children are falling behind as compared with their peers. This can cause unnecessary stress and anxiety. However, language development varies greatly among children, which is why parents need to remember that what they consider to be “average” when it comes to language skills development may actually be relatively advanced when compared with other children. In this article we will discuss eight tips that can help [...]

​​5 Tips to Help You Enhance Your Child’s Language Development2021-11-19T18:45:54+00:00

10 Simple Ways to Prepare Your Child Ready For a Preschool Learning Center


Starting preschool is a significant and memorable milestone for children. While this transition can be difficult for some kids, it doesn't have to be. Preparing your child ahead of time can make the experience much easier and help your little one feel more comfortable about starting school. Most early child care learning centers provide a combination of activities designed to help children develop social, emotional, and cognitive skills at an early age. The preschool environment will be very different from your child's home life, and it takes time to adjust to the new setting and people. Here are ten tips that [...]

10 Simple Ways to Prepare Your Child Ready For a Preschool Learning Center2021-11-02T18:32:04+00:00

How to Improve your Child’s Social Skills: 10 Tips for Parents


As kids develop, they begin to become more socially mature and aware. Through various experiences, young children learn how to interact with their peers, share toys, and coexist peacefully. It's a wonderful thing when these behaviors start to take shape. But what if your child is not showing interest in playing with others? Luckily, there are a few everyday activities that you can introduce to your children in order to enhance your child’s social skills. These simple activities will not only improve their social competence, but they’re also fun for both you and your child. 10 Tips for Improving Children’s Social [...]

How to Improve your Child’s Social Skills: 10 Tips for Parents2021-11-02T18:15:25+00:00

4 Benefits of Playdough Activities in Child Development


It’s a fact — most children love playdough. But did you know that what used to be a wallpaper cleaner in the 1930s became an educational toy in the 1950s? Playdough is excellent for children of all ages because it’s not only reusable and non-toxic, it’s also fun to play around with during playtime. However, parents have a love-hate relationship with playdough because it can be pretty messy and it can dry out if not sealed. But when it comes to children’s development, the boons of playdough far outweigh the banes. In this post, we will look at the benefits of [...]

4 Benefits of Playdough Activities in Child Development2021-10-21T13:45:44+00:00

6 Tips to Handle Toddler Separation Anxiety


When you drop your toddler off at daycare, does your little one cry and scream in frustration every day? If so, it's likely that your little one has toddler separation anxiety. According to Fran Walfish, Psy.D., children declare their independence when they start walking. But that doesn’t mean they're ready to separate from you completely yet.   When you aren't in your toddler's presence, it’s common for your child to feel a sudden urgency to be with you. That's because children at this age-long for the security and familiarity they get from their parents. Tips for dealing with toddler separation anxiety Your [...]

6 Tips to Handle Toddler Separation Anxiety2021-09-26T13:15:11+00:00

5 Ways to Prevent Screen Time Addiction in Kids


In today's world, we are increasingly saturated by technology. We've all seen families with their heads down, staring at screens while eating dinner, and kids with their eyes glued to a screen while walking home from school. Technology is amazing, and while it offers so many benefits, there are also some drawbacks that parents need to be aware of. Screen time addiction is a serious issue in the digital age. It impacts children's health and development, and even decreases their quality of life. The problem with screen time addiction is that it can start early. Many kids are drawing on tablets [...]

5 Ways to Prevent Screen Time Addiction in Kids2021-09-10T14:36:41+00:00

How to Make Reading a Habit


Did you know you can impart a love for reading to your children, even if they aren’t old enough to read yet? In this post, we will discuss how to make reading a habit for children starting from a very young age. But before we get to our tips, let's look at why cultivating a love for reading is so beneficial for children. The importance of making reading an enjoyable habit Reading is one of the most essential basic skills that children need to master in order to achieve success. Aside from the academic benefits of reading, it also takes their [...]

How to Make Reading a Habit2021-08-13T14:41:36+00:00
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