1. Five Ways for Your Family to Give Back This Holiday Season

    We try to encourage our children to be their kindest, most generous selves all year round, but during the holiday season, numerous opportunities arise for thankfulness and giving back. Allowing your child to participate with you as you contribute to the people in your community who need extra help, or to those who you appreciate for what they do each day, can teach a young child a great deal about…Read More

  2. Teaching Young Children About Polite and Respectful Behavior

    You may have noticed that toddlers and preschoolers don’t exactly have polite behavior down pat. Are they cute? Yes. Funny? Of course. Sweet? The sweetest. But kindness, generosity, and respect are qualities which must be taught and modeled at home in order for young children to begin to display them. Pay your children respect. Parents can show respect to their children in ways they often don’…Read More

  3. Helping Children to Learn to Give Thanks This Year

    Thanksgiving is sometimes a bit of a forgotten holiday. It lacks the silly costumes and bags of candy of Halloween, and brings none of the hype of Christmas or the beautiful lights and gifts of Hanukkah. But it’s an excellent day to focus on not just turkey and cranberry sauce, but gratitude as well. You can begin to foster a sense of gratitude in your children this month as Thanksgiving approac…Read More