You’re sitting in a restaurant enjoying dinner when your child becomes fussy. Rather than make a scene, you hand over your phone, turn on a YouTube video, and before you know it your child is calm and entertained. Sound familiar? Continue reading What You Need to Know About Screen Time for Kids
What could be better than spending a long summer day splashing around in the pool with the kiddos?! Not much! To make sure you’re having tons of fun in the sun, use these tips to help keep everyone safe in the pool this summer. Continue reading Stay Cool (and Safe!) in the Pool
Before you fire up the grill, light up a sparkler, launch a firework, or settle in to watch your hometown’s Independence Day parade, make sure you talk to your children about staying safe during these fun July 4th celebrations.
Summer is the perfect time to explore, and there’s nothing more fun than spending time in water. No matter if it’s in the ocean, lake, creek, community pool, or tub in the backyard, playing in the water may help children grow and develop in these essential ways:
Playing in the sand can be a great opportunity for children to have unstructured play time. Whether shaped into castles, dug, dripped, sifted, or buried, sand can take many different forms, thus offering endless opportunities for fun and learning! Continue reading Sand Play: Nature’s Etch-a-Sketch