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Child Raising in a Time of Multitasking

Multitasking has been glorified while new stresses on working parents sap more energy. Yet the most important jobs – like child raising – can’t be done without our full attention.

A 7-Year-Old Who Worries Too Much

My 7-year-old son has started obsessively worrying about everything, from getting sick (which he never is) to earthquakes, bacteria, smoke detector batteries – the list goes on and on. I would love to reassure him and get him to relax.

Family Mealtimes with More Fun, Less Fuss

For parents and their young children, family mealtimes can be valued as opportunities for sharing each other’s ideas and company. Meals are times for children to experience their own autonomy while being together as a family.

Learning & Development

As Halloween approaches adults can watch for children's reactions to potentially scary images and situations

Flash cards emphasize memorization but complex langauge is what's important.

Art projects offer children and families many benefits.  Here are a few tips to help busy families engage in meaningful art projects.

Quality Child Care Matters

NAEYC-Accredited Programs

Use these tips to guide you as you look for a quality child care or preschool program for your child.