Easy Snack Ideas that Teach Kids ABC’s.

Easy Snack Ideas that Teach Kids ABC’s.

As a toddler mom, I know that much of the day is spent on snacks – choosing them, buying them, and feeding them to your kids. What if we used snack time as a teachable moment? With a little planning (and hopefully some help from your little one!) you can add...
Teaching Your Child to Spell their Name: 5 Fun Ways

Teaching Your Child to Spell their Name: 5 Fun Ways

You hear your little one singing the ABC’s in the backseat of the car and you smile – they’ve finally mastered it! Now what? Where do you go from here? One of the first recommended spelling skills on many preschool checklists is for your child to...
2021 Reading Resolutions to Make with Your Kids

2021 Reading Resolutions to Make with Your Kids

Happy New Year! 2021 is here and so is the time to make New Years Resolutions. Whether you’re a firm believer in making resolutions or not, coming up with some yearly goals for your family can be a great way to start the year. It’s never too early (or too...
Fun Ways to Ring in the New Year with Kids

Fun Ways to Ring in the New Year with Kids

Many of us are looking forward to ringing in a new year more than ever! 2020 sure was one for the books. It’s been a year of staying at home, and if you’re planning to spend New Years Eve at home as well, here are the best kid-friendly activities to help...
Literacy Milestones from Birth to 6 Years-Old

Literacy Milestones from Birth to 6 Years-Old

Literacy skills are known as one of the most valuable set of skills a child can have. And they start developing early! Following along with the expected language and literacy milestones across ages can help you gage what level your child seems to be at currently, and...
10 Ways for Your Child to Get Involved as You Read

10 Ways for Your Child to Get Involved as You Read

Even babies enjoy hearing the rhythmic sounds of a caregiver’s voice as he or she reads aloud to them. As children get older, they may not be able to read all of the words in the bedtime book you share, but there are plenty of ways for them to be actively...
Make Mask Wearing Fun!

Make Mask Wearing Fun!

When the Covid-19 pandemic started last Spring, we had no idea we’d be ending 2020 social distancing and wearing masks. Children have been asked to comply with these precautions for months, and it isn’t always easy for parents to get them to do so. While...
How Singing Holiday Songs Can Boost Speech Skills

How Singing Holiday Songs Can Boost Speech Skills

“Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way!” Did you know that those holiday tunes that get stuck in your head every year can actually be the perfect way to work on your child’s speech and language skills? Even infants show positive responses to...
Winter-Themed Sensory Activities for Home

Winter-Themed Sensory Activities for Home

Whether you have a toddler at home or elementary school-aged kids who will soon be home for winter break, the holidays are a great time to engage your kids in some sensory play at home! Sensory friendly activities are great for allowing children to explore different...