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Creating Well-Rounded Eaters

At a local farm event, the kids learned how to take a bean seed and plant it. We then walked into the greenhouse and saw those seeds in each of their different stages of development, from sowing to harvesting. Their eyes lit up. read more


Routines Are Important

Consistent routines provide a sense of predictability for young children. The brain feels comfortable and safe when it knows what to expect next. To establish a consistent routine, understanding children’s brains and trying some of the following tips, you will be able to more easily reach this goa read more


Things to Stop Saying to your Kids and What to Say Instead

The words we say have more meaning than we know. What if small changes in the phrases we use with our kids could change their meaning entirely? read more


SimplyFun Game Review

Recently, I engaged in a fun social experiment with my kids, ages three and five, and a friend from kindergarten. read more


Tech Usage Guidelines for Parents

Setting nutritional guidelines are a normal part of my daily home life: “That’s enough butter.” But establishing healthy tech boundaries for my kids can leave me feeling uneasy and vaguely guilty regardless of my decision. “Mom, can I play Angry Birds on your phone while you’re driving?” read more