Creating a friendly mental health environment for your children is part of the foundation of having a healthy and positive relationship with you and your child. With the state of the world today, it is essential that children have a
It’s no surprise that lots of children and teenagers are having a tough time coping with this uniquely challenging winter. Short tempers, bad moods, low energy — parents are seeing it all, even from kids who are ordinarily cheerful. If
What are some fun things to do on a snow day? Snow day activities for kids need to include ideas to burn off energy indoors, quiet time to give parents a break, a few outdoor activities just in case the
All children need love, encouragement, and support, and for kids with learning disabilities, such positive reinforcement can help ensure that they emerge with a strong sense of self-worth, confidence, and the determination to keep going even when things are tough.
Here is a giant list of indoor activities and projects for kids! Nearly all are free or super-cheap, can be easily set-up (a few are more complicated) and many, depending on the age of your child, do not necessarily require
It’s natural for your young child to feel anxious when you say goodbye. In early childhood, crying, tantrums, or clinginess—all the hallmarks of separation anxiety—are healthy reactions to separation and a normal stage of development. While the intensity and timing
Parenting. Even though we’ve been doing it for millennia, it’s still a work in progress. Despite generations of passed-down knowledge and experience, it seems like it always comes down to a situation where it’s after bedtime, you’re sleep-deprived and running
The time is now for kids to learn about the election process, understand the power of their vote, and become active participants in our constitutional democracy. We encourage teachers, administrators, and families to help facilitate learning with these curated, non-partisan
With leaves falling all around us this time of year and kids needing something to do while social distancing, why not make something with leaves? Check out these eco-friendly art projects made with autumn leaves by clicking the link below!
By Saneeha Shamshad, B.A Meet Aleena. She’s a vibrant eighth-grader who loves reading, playing basketball, and hanging out with her friends. Since the pandemic began, much of her life has shifted online. Recently, Aleena’s mother, Fatima, has noticed some concerning