Deeper family connections through creativity

Deeper family connections through creativity

Child psychologists and early childhood educators agree on the tremendous value of creative development as a foundation for cognitive development, problem-solving, math and science skills, language development, the ability to think in the abstract, self-confidence,...
Helping kids connect with Remembrance Day

Helping kids connect with Remembrance Day

Our kids have far less personal connection to the concept of war than our grandparents did. That is a blessing. But with Remembrance Day this month, we have the opportunity to help our little ones begin to understand the concepts of sacrifice and gratitude for our...
Thanksgiving gratitude show-and-tell

Thanksgiving gratitude show-and-tell

TV commercials make it look like Thanksgiving is about turkey and pumpkin pie… but it really is about giving thanks. When you think about it, giving thanks is the second step in the process. First, you have to feel grateful. Feeling gratitude (and recognizing it...
3 ways to build resilience

3 ways to build resilience

Back-to-school time brings so many exciting things: meeting new friends and seeing old ones (as “old” as they can be in elementary school!); new books and school supplies; new places and activities and a change of pace from summer at home. For some...