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Back To School

It seems a bit unreal that we are already seeing “Back to School” items showing up on the shelves.  And, as much as I would like to extend summer, I know the new school year will be here before you know it.  For many of you this might be your first “Back to School” experience. 

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The Imperfect Mom

To say the morning was rough is an understatement. It was one of “those” mornings. You know, the morning where nobody wants to get up, everyone is missing a sock, shoe or backpack, and no matter how fast you go you find yourself at least 5 minutes behind schedule. As the morning progressed, I found

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Teach Your Child to See the Good

There is a shift that has taken place; a shift that as a parent and educator shakes me to my core.  Our children are growing up in a culture where it has become easy to focus on the worst in others while receiving praise for doing so.  Don’t believe me – watch the news or

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Take the Pain out of Daylight Savings

Daylight Savings is right around the corner and, as nice as it is having some extra daylight in the evening, this transition often poses a struggle for parents.  Fear not, there are a few simple tricks you can use to help this transition be a little less painful. 1. Begin the transition TODAY!  Moving bed time

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4 Things I Wish Every Parent Knew About ECE Teachers

In the past 13 years I have watch the field of Early Childhood Development change dramatically. Long gone are the days of “glorified babysitting” and there is much more understanding, especially by parents, of the hard work and dedication that goes into every carefully planned day. However, there are still a few things I wish

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