A Simple Way to Encourage Your Child to Answer the Question, “What Did You Do In School Today?”

Up until the current school year, my Oldest son attended the school where I was an Ed Director.  Because I spoke with his teachers throughout the day for various reasons, attended curriculum meetings with them, walked past the classroom multiple times a day and, in addition, received informative journals twice a week, I was never really faced… Continue reading A Simple Way to Encourage Your Child to Answer the Question, “What Did You Do In School Today?”

A Few of Our Favorite Things – Cognitive & Fine Motor

I’m excited to share some of our favorite toys that encourage cognitive and fine motor development.  I combined these two domains for the majority of this list because each toy or material really fit into both area of development and I didn’t think it would make sense to separate them.  At the bottom you will find a… Continue reading A Few of Our Favorite Things – Cognitive & Fine Motor

Nine Items to Help Promote Independence

Encouraging independence in young children has a wide array benefits for both the child as well as the family dynamic.  It can help to develop their fine motor skills,  build their planning and organizational skills, aid in a growing sense of pride, accomplishment and a feeling being a contributing member of the family.  As parents, having children care… Continue reading Nine Items to Help Promote Independence