Summertime is a great time to try out some refreshing new snacks on the kids. After a day of running around outside or paddling through the pool, there’s nothing nicer than handing your kid a treat—especially when it’s homemade and
Like many things, good posture is best learned early. The way a child sits in their early life has a huge impact on how their posture will develop. Seeing as kids spend many an hour sitting in classrooms, school is
Something’s growing in the U.S., and it’s not a generation of outdoor enthusiasts. You may have heard the news—today’s kids apparently spend less time outside than a maximum security prisoner. Surprisingly, electronics weren’t the main reason kids didn’t get outside.
For many students, the month of May brings end-of-the-year parties and the promise of summer. It also means plenty of tests! Before students can reach for their beach towels, even younger students will have to test their endurance as much
In 2015, nearly one out of every four students (22%) said he or she was bullied throughout the school year. But in the battle against bullying, are we focusing on the right things? Children learn acceptable behavior by imitating what they see.
It’s the day before Thanksgiving, and you’re hard at work rolling, mixing, basting, and stuffing in your kitchens. Mid-roll, you feel a tug on the hem of your shirt. “I wanna help!” You know that you could make this pie
Education does not begin in kindergarten. Education does not begin at school. Education begins at birth, at home, and in daycare and pre-schools. This is true for both gaining skills and for healthy emotional and social development for
Have you ever seen a child pick up a straw and use it as a toothbrush? Or place a shoe to her ear to pretend it’s a cell phone? These are instances of symbolic play—the ability to use objects, ideas,
Exposure to chemicals has recently become a hot button issue with many consumers. Whether they are exposed to chemicals in food, household items, or personal care products, individuals are increasingly trying to limit their chemical exposure. And for good reason.