5 Essentials to Meaningful Play

5 Essentials to Meaningful Play

Memories of joyful and meaningful play experiences can bind families together emotionally, even long after the kids have grown up. These five essential elements of play...

Emotional Expression Through Music

Emotional Expression Through Music

One of the many, many benefits of music is that it offers a safe and dependable place to feel our feelings. When we are afraid, sad, or really happy, we can invite music in...

Social Communities Strengthen Families

Social Communities Strengthen Families

Parents have a lot on their minds. We are literally influencing the architecture of our kids’ developing brains, so it’s no wonder we pour our physical, mental, and...

Relaxation Techniques for Kids

Relaxation Techniques for Kids

Taking a few minutes to engage in simple, everyday relaxation techniques can help sustain your energy throughout your day. Even kids can relax and focus if you use movement,...

Foundations for Early Learning Skills

Foundations for Early Learning Skills

Kids learn and strengthen their learning by doing. Look for these signs as your kids learn to foster curiosity, demonstrate self regulation, and show an understanding of...

Foundations for Developing Early Math Skills

Foundations for Developing Early Math Skills

Supporting your kids’ cognition – what they think and what they know – is vital to learning new knowledge and skills. Developing early math skills helps with logical and...

Foundations for Developing Daily Living Skills

Foundations for Developing Daily Living Skills

Promoting physical health and development, including daily living skills, enables your kids to explore and function in their environment, which supports their development in...

Self-Help Skills for Babies & Toddlers

Self-Help Skills for Babies & Toddlers

Self-help skills are involved in every Domain of Development. As your kids learn these skills they also develop independence, which helps them thrive in their world as they...

Foundations for Social Development

Foundations for Social Development

You can download this infographic HERE.Your kids will demonstrate this list to show they are developing their social skills and building authentic relationships!   

Tips For Transitioning Your Baby To Solid Foods

Tips For Transitioning Your Baby To Solid Foods

You can download this infographic HERE.Transitioning your baby to solid foods is an adorably messy and exciting milestone. There can be a lot to think about when the time...

Starting Baby on Solid Foods

Starting Baby on Solid Foods

You can download this infographic HERE.Starting your baby on solid foods can be an intimidating transition. This overview of new foods to try and when to add them to your...

Kindergarten Readiness Checklist

Kindergarten Readiness Checklist

You can download this infographic HERE.Starting kindergarten can feel like a big transition for both kids and parents. There are many things you can do to get your kids...

Early Transitions: Learning to Walk

Early Transitions: Learning to Walk

You can download this infographic HERE.It starts with rolling, and then crawling, and before you know it your baby is walking … and running! You can support your baby...

Early Transitions: Learning to Crawl

Early Transitions: Learning to Crawl

You can download this infographic HERE.It all starts with rolling. Whether your baby rolls from tummy to back or back to tummy, or does a half-roll to the side, this means...

Tips for Parents’ Transition to Kindergarten

Tips for Parents’ Transition to Kindergarten

We can be more helpful to our kids if we acknowledge that the transition to kindergarten is a big life step for adults as well. Think about what will help you through this...

Help Your Kids Transition to Kindergarten

Help Your Kids Transition to Kindergarten

The transition to kindergarten is exciting! For kids, it’s an opportunity to learn new things, master new skills, and build new relationships. But this transition can also...