Lisa Edwards
Recess:  The Best Part Of The Day?  Or The Worst?

Recess: The Best Part Of The Day? Or The Worst?

Four square, tetherball, monkey bars and swings.  Ah recess.  All of the games to play on the playground. Either these bring up warm memories or maybe even the utterance of the word recess leaves you shuddering in the corner. Perhaps you experienced bullying...

Ready for Kindergarten?  What to Know

Ready for Kindergarten? What to Know

As a parent, we always make tough decisions, and one of those harder ones, is should I send my child to Kindergarten? You may wonder if your child is ready. Getting ready for Kindergarten goes beyond just the age of your child. You need to understand their development...

7 Reasons Family Traditions Are Important

7 Reasons Family Traditions Are Important

Family Traditions Does your family have a special ritual or tradition? Do you use Great Grandma's cookie recipe? Or an elf on the shelf? Do you go to the holiday church service to light a candle? All of these fun family traditions are examples of what's important to...

Make “Yes Day” A New Family Tradition

Make “Yes Day” A New Family Tradition

Ever Heard of Yes Day? A few years ago, a colleague gave me the book, Yes Day by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld.  As I read the story about a young child who has a “yes day” once every year that her parents cannot say no to her wishes, my children...