Help Grow Your Creative Child With These Free Activities

Help Grow Your Creative Child With These Free Activities

By Lisa Edwards, M.Ed., Parent Coach Kids need time to play at every age.  I have found that as my children get older they tend to play less and less with toys.  It is a transitional time where they are playing more with iPads and video games and less with...
Kindness For The Holidays

Kindness For The Holidays

The Holidays are here! A little gratitude goes a long way. As parents, we are always looking for ways to teach our children how to be kind to one another. Along with modeling it ourselves. The holiday season is a perfect time to start or continue teaching kindness....
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...
Is My Child Ready For The Movie Theater?

Is My Child Ready For The Movie Theater?

One of my favorite pastimes is to go to the movie theater.  I enjoy all types of movies, and I couldn’t wait until my children were old enough to enjoy the magic of movies with me.  But how do you know when a child is old enough to go to a theater and...