To infinity and beyond! Kids (and adults too) have always been fascinated by the mysteries and science of space. So why not take advantage of the warm summer temperatures and spend an evening stargazing with your little ones this summer? Here are some tips for making the most of this fun family activity: Check your local weather forecast and try to pick an evening that is as clear as possible. Nothing rains on a stargazing parade as much as, well, rain. Or overcast skies. Try to find a spot with as little artificial lights as possible. Sometimes our backyards can be...
This month we are challenging you and your family to make some small, sustainable changes that will make a big difference if we all do our part! If we can enlist our families and commit to some of these changes for 30 days, we might just make them into habits, so that protecting our planet becomes a natural way of life as our children grow up.
In our busy day-to-day lives we can sometimes feel disconnected from our families and maybe it feels like everyone in your family is moving in a million different directions. That's where our Family Plan comes in. Use it at the beginning of the year, or maybe even at the start of each month or week to connect with your family, and to get on the same page and make sure that this important time with your children doesn't get lost in the hustle and bustle.
As you've seen in many of our other blog posts, I truly believe that creating family traditions (no matter how big or small) is so important for little ones as they grow up. There are so many occasions throughout the year to adopt a family tradition, one of them being the last day of school! Does your family have something specific that you do together to celebrate the start of summer holidays? If not, here are 5 suggestions to get your creative juices flowing:
In order for a child to be happy and feel secure, they need a healthy self-esteem and self-confidence. This will allow for better learning and more success, as well as a good attitude about trying new things. But building confidence is more than just heaping praise over your child. Here are some tips: