Every new parent knows the feeling: It’s 2 a.m. You’re bleary-eyed, and you want nothing more than for everyone to get some sleep. But you’re up. And so is your new baby.Though it would be amazing if your little one could tell you what’s keeping them awake, all you can do is try your best to figure it out. Sometimes, there’s no clear answer. But at least you’ve got Google. There will be focus throughout this year on mastering letters,
Today it seems as if everyone, including young children, are plugged in. Playing games, using educational apps, watching YouTube videos, thumbing through social media—screen time is a part of our culture. And while technology has become a critical tool in our lives, it has also been linked to emotional and health risks, including the tendency to sit instead of being physically active, sleeping problems, social isolation, and bullying. There will be focus throughout this year on mastering letters, sounds, and
The time has come: you’re ready to find a child care center. Whether you’re going back to work or just looking for more support during the day, it’s important to find the right partner. You don’t want to trust the most precious member of your family to just anyone. But what should you look for? You know you want a high quality center, but how do you know if you’ve found it? We’ve got you covered. This simple, six-step checklist
We know that trusting new caregivers with your baby (or toddler or preschooler) is a big step. We get it. You’re probably feeling all the big feelings right now: worry, guilt, and maybe even relief that you will get the help you deserve. There will be focus throughout this year on mastering letters, sounds, and words. You’ll watch with delight as she takes her first steps toward reading and writing correctly, especially when those activities are linked, both at school
It’s your child’s first official year of school, and you’ll be amazed by how much she flourishes in kindergarten. How can you help your child succeed from her very first school day? Help her build self-confidence when it comes to learning; by being her biggest cheerleader you’ll instill a love of learning that will last throughout her life and will help her meet specific goals each year. There will be focus throughout this year on mastering letters, sounds, and words.
Just when you were getting the hang of having a baby, it’s time to go back to work. Besides the expected changes (picking your tasks back up, catching up on all the office gossip you’ve missed), your priorities have shifted now that you’re a parent. Lunch breaks might turn into pumping time, while happy hours look more like heading out early to pick up the baby. There will be focus throughout this year on mastering letters, sounds, and words. You’ll