What Do You Do When Your Child Struggles In School?

When your child begins to struggle in school, you might begin to feel helpless. How can you continue to send your kid to school when he or she doesn't feel comfortable, feels disliked, or just isn't enjoying the time spent there? No, school isn't for fun, but it is supposed to be a setting in which kids can absorb the information that the teachers are feeding them, build on that information and grow to become healthy, happy, successful adults. Read More 

3 Benefits To Starting Child Care Before Your Maternity Leave Finishes

If you have a short maternity leave, it is reasonable to want to spend every minute with your infant before you return to work. However, there are several reasons why you should consider enrolling your baby in childcare a week or two before you start working again, such as: Ease Into the Transition Slowly  Going from being with your baby 24-hours a day to working full-time can be emotionally draining. Transitioning slowly can be easier for you and your child. Read More 

Daycare And Development: What Is Your Child Learning?

Daycare is much more than a place where your child goes while you're away. Yes, the caring center staff will watch your child, making sure she's happy and healthy all day long, but that's not all. Your child will also get the chance to learn, grow and develop. What new skills and abilities will your child build during her daycare days? Take a look at the major developmental areas and how child care impacts them. Read More 

Three Tips On Setting Your Child Up For Success In Elementary School

In order to put your child on the track for success, it all begins in their formative years. Because of this, you need to make sure that you prepare your child for elementary school. Start by researching the elementary schools in the area, helping your child get adjusted, and doing your part as a supportive parent. Think about these tips and use them in order to set your child up for success. Read More 

Tips For Reducing Your Preschooler’s Separation Anxiety

If you are enrolling your child in preschool this fall, then you should expect some issues with separation anxiety. Just as adults often feel uncomfortable about new situations, the same can be said for preschool-age children as well. Thankfully, problems with separation anxiety are short lived and usually by the second or third week of school the issue should resolve itself. To lessen your child's separation anxiety during the first couple weeks of preschool, follow these important tips:  Read More