Teach Your kids the Spirit of Giving this Holiday Season
    December 10, 2010
    Teach Your kids the Spirit of Giving this Holiday Season

    The hustle and bustle of the holidays is here. For many of us the frenzy has begun- decorating, shopping, wrapping, holiday and school parties, baking, and overly excited children.  It can make for a…

    From Gimme to Giving
    December 9, 2010
    From Gimme to Giving

    Often as a parent we believe we are teaching our kids values that are important to us, yet we also want to give to our children.  I find that many times parents are shocked that their child had a bre…

    kids table
    February 6, 2009
    Healthy Food

    Cheese puffs, chocolate cake, soda pop, and milkshakes- are these the things our little boys and girls are made of? Do you remember the original Willy Wonka Movie? There is a scene where the winners o…

    aquarium
    February 5, 2009
    Childhood is a Magical Time

    Encourage Your Kids to Explore, Discover, Experiment and be Creative Do you remember what it feels like to sit on the ground and put your hands in the sand? Or how it feels when you swing as high as y…

    hammock
    February 4, 2009
    Monkey See, Monkey Do Principle of Parenting

    What are you teaching your kids? You may be shocked to realize much of your child’s behavior, whether appropriate or not, is connected to how you parent. Parenting is the toughest job you will ever …

    Get Your Kids Up and Moving
    February 3, 2009
    Get Your Kids Up and Moving

    We all know about the importance of fitting exercise into our daily lives. However, millions of Americans still do not get exercise regularly. With the obesity epidemic all around us, it is time for e…

    Finch Family Dinner
    February 2, 2009
    Dinner Strategies

    Dinner time with kids can often be chaotic. I am a parent with 3 young children, a busy household, work and extracurricular activities, and I know it can be a challenge to get dinner on the table, mak…