Tips on Preparing Your Child for the First Summer at Sleepaway Camp
It’s exciting and a little scary; your child is taking that big step, the first summer at sleepaway camp. Whether your youngster is following friends or siblings to camp or striking out bravely on his own, there are a few things you can do to make the transition easier for your child – and for you.Protecting Kids During Playtime
Play has often been called the work of children, a time when they exercise growing bodies, wild imaginations and all-important friendships. Whether your youngster is cavorting at the beach, on the playground, in the back yard or playing with other kids at day camp, you’ll want to make sure they’re having fun and staying free of any major injuries (the occasional scraped knee is pretty unavoidable!). Protect your youngsters and their pals from playtime hazards by following some sound safety guidelines.Celebrate Milestones With A Personalized Toy Box
Celebrate your child’s birthdays and big events with something special like giving them personalized toy boxes. Be uniquely different and practical.Lessons From a Child’s First Birthday
He doesn’t know a party is brewing until it happens around him. He is suddenly surrounded by adults and other children. He tries to follow his somewhat older girl cousin as she careens around the house. He can’t walk yet be he can stand and then drop to his knees scampering after her the best he can. He sits playing next to another one year old visiting from Abu Dhabi with no idea where he came from or how he got there.Five Essential Tips for Motivating Your Child in Sports
This article gives some important tips to the parents for motivating their kids in games and sports. As participating in physical activities is essential, this article can be useful for the parents.Transforming Chaos and Pain to Humor
In life there will times when great tragedy confronts us. Learning to see the lessons hidden in the challenge over time helps to transform the difficult situation into perhaps eventual humor.Are You A Helicopter Mom?
The term Helicopter Mom or Helicopter Parent is tossed around a lot these days, and as a visual, it almost speaks for itself. While some may see the doting mom as positive, supportive, loving and helpful, my clinical experience has shown this to be a poor tactic. Being a helicopter mom has few advantages as a parenting style, outside of safety. Kids and people as a whole learn very experientially, and it’s through our mistakes and/or barriers that we learn creativity and problem solving abilities.