Simple ways to teach kids how to give during the holidays

Simple Ways to Teach Kids about Giving during the Holidays Most of us hope that our children understand the joy of giving,  wish lists and presents, it’s challenging to shift kids away from the focus on receiving. Here are a few of my favorite ways to teach children about giving, and they might even learn [...]

By |2019-04-19T16:50:38-04:00April 19th, 2019|Family, Holiday Fun, Kids|0 Comments

Plugging the classroom into nature

With kids increasingly spending more time in doors and plugged in why not introduce children into nature while they are young? Children spend most of their day at school so there’s no better place to learn and connect with nature than in school.   With the help of adults, children can learn about being gentle [...]

By |2018-09-06T17:17:33-04:00September 6th, 2018|How To, Kids|0 Comments

Budgeting lesson for kids

Finding the perfect gift to light up someone’s face is one of the joys of the holiday shopping season. It’s also a great opportunity to teach kids about the importance of giving. But as we race through the shopping aisles, filling our carts and pulling out our cards at the register, what lessons are we [...]

By |2018-05-25T17:54:33-04:00May 25th, 2018|Family, Holiday Fun, How To, Kids|0 Comments

Thank a Teacher During Teacher Appreciation Week

Looking for creative ways to say thank you to teachers this Teacher Appreciation Week? We can help. In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, we have put together a list of 5 ways to say thank you that will make your teachers happy! 1. Group Gifts Pool together funds and spend money on one, big celebration/event! Here [...]

By |2018-05-04T17:14:31-04:00May 4th, 2018|How To, Kids|0 Comments

5 Reasons Why Smiling is Good for You

Why Smile? A positive mood and outlook is so important to overall quality of life. Luckily a smile can go a long way…for you AND your health!  Smiling lifts your spirits and others, too. Whenever you smile, you get one back.  You can spread positivity by just smiling at others because smiles are contagious! Here [...]

By |2018-03-02T17:05:21-04:00March 2nd, 2018|Family, How To|0 Comments

Chores for Kids in kindergarten

7 Chores for Kindergartners Your kids are learning about confidence, responsibility and curiosity at it's peak once they start Kindergarten. This is a great time to get them started helping around the house. There are plenty of age appropriate chores kids can start helping with and done together as a family. Kindergartners are naturals at [...]

By |2018-02-06T17:28:39-04:00February 6th, 2018|Family, How To, Kids|0 Comments