It's amazing how the power of silence has an impact on the youngest listener. Your child is your biggest fan and if, for example, you think of a sponge and how much water it holds, you begin to get a visual of the sheer amount of information, details, non-verbal signs, etc... your child is taking in every day. Communication begins at birth and must be maintained and cultivated daily. Being a role model of language and respect brings this to reality when your child begins to u
Do you remember when playing outside all day and only coming in only to eat or to go to bed? Being outside in the fresh air is truly amazing for your well- being as well as for your child. Children need exercise to build their thinking skills and motor skills which enhance decision making. Think of those fun childhood games . . . Red Rover, Duck Duck Goose, Steal the Bacon, SPUD, Starlight Moonlight, Swim Fishy Swim, Shoe mix up. These are just a few. Take time today to sha
Aha! Your Child There are many times when your child will give you an “aha” moment or just catch you off-guard and leave you totally speechless. I would like to share a simple science experiment to help you create your own “aha” moment with your child. The philosopher and French Author Francois de La Rochefoucuald said it best, “People rarely succeed at anything unless they have fun doing it.” The time spent with your child is priceless, carve out some time and just do it!