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September 2019

Can Your Preschooler Be Overscheduled?

Can Your Preschooler Be Overscheduled?

Music or art? Ballet or gymnastics? One of the more discussed topics among parents is their preschooler’s schedule. Deciding which activities to choose for your child and how often they should participate can be tricky. With so many people and interests vying for a child’s time (parents, other family members, friends, sports, arts, etc.) over-scheduling children is becoming common in the United States. In return, unstructured playtime, or downtime, has decreased 12 hours a week in… continue reading

April 2019

Potty Training- Where to Start?

Potty Training- Where to Start?

The pressure to get your child potty trained is at an all time high. More and more day care centers and preschools are requiring children to be potty trained before they may attend. Getting a child successfully potty trained, however, is more difficult than someone deciding it’s time for your child to get out of diapers. When do we start? What method is best? Should my child already be potty trained? There are so many questions, concerns and ideas that go into successful potty… continue reading

May 2019

What To Pack in Your Summer Bag!

What To Pack in Your Summer Bag!

Yikes… the official first day of summer is days away.  Warmer weather, family barbecues, trips to the pool, soccer games and….your precious kids home all day or in a non-school routine for three months! During these three summer months, more time is often spent in the car as you shuttle between summer camps, daycare, play dates, classes, and sporting events for family members.  Keeping kids occupied, happy and even well- mannered during random 5 to 30 minutes car… continue reading