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6 Steps  to End Sibling Rivalry

6 Steps to End Sibling Rivalry

Why can’t they get along? No matter how nicely your kids are playing one minute, the next minute might bring tears, name-calling and fights. While you can’t stop sibling rivalry entirely, you can reduce its frequency. This means less yelling...Read More
Indoor Activities for Kids

Indoor Activities for Kids

Last week, NPR reported that attempts to stem the spread of the coronavirus meant almost 300 million students worldwide were not in class. In the United States, some schools have closed, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has said that American parents should expect...Read More
How To Address COVID-19 With Kids

How To Address COVID-19 With Kids

 “Anything that's human is mentionable, and anything that is mentionable can be more manageable. When we can talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting and less scary.” – Mr. Rogers Before lights out, talk to your kids....Read More
COVID-19 and Children – Information for Parents

COVID-19 and Children – Information for Parents

By now, we know Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. While the situation is swiftly evolving, and experts are learning more daily, concerns about the younger population may be weighing on parents’...Read More
5 MORE KID-FRIENDLY SPRING CLEANING TASKS

5 MORE KID-FRIENDLY SPRING CLEANING TASKS

CLEANING BASEBOARDS Baseboards in family homes, and especially in high-traffic areas, tend to accumulate quite a bit of grime over time. To tackle this area, give children the task to cut old cotton t-shirts into squares to use as cleaning cloths....Read More
5 KID-FRIENDLY SPRING CLEANING TASKS

5 KID-FRIENDLY SPRING CLEANING TASKS

DUSTING Finally, a way to use lone socks that have lost their mate! Have your children slip their hands into old socks to use as handy dusting “mitts” to clean the surfaces in their bedrooms. Make sure to move any...Read More
Strategies To Combat Colds

Strategies To Combat Colds

Washing Your Hands Theory Behind It The easiest way to catch a cold is by getting the virus on your hands and then touching your nose or eyes. Does It Work? Yes, but only if you wash with soap and...Read More