Back-to-School Bike Safety
09/01/2021 ● By Pilar Bradshaw, M.D., F.A.A.P.
The reality is that every year many kids are seriously injured in bicycle accidents. Taking a few precautions can help your kids stay safe on their wheels.Read More »
Back to School in Nature
09/01/2021 ● By Beth Stein
There are countless ways you can prep for “back to school” as well as complement a traditional curriculum while having healthy outdoor adventures in nature.Read More »
Learning Style: Mirror into a Child’s Natural Soul
08/02/2021 ● By Kim Green-Spangler
The manner in which information is learned, material is comprehended, and concepts are processed called a “learning style.” How often have adults wondered what makes a child tick?Read More »
Helping a Child Behind in Math This Summer
04/30/2021 ● By Morgan Jemmali
Did you know the subject hit hardest is math? Studies by academic experts from NWEA Research and Renaissance Learning show the average child in some grade levels are now up to 12 months behind expectations in math due to school closures.Read More »
02/27/2021 ● By Sandy Kauten
What is the “Field of Dreams” theory all about when it comes to ecology?Read More »
DNA - Cracking the Code!
02/04/2021 ● By Andrea Willingham
Have you ever wondered why some people have blue eyes and some have brown eyes? Or why some insects fly while others crawl? Why are some fish are big and others small? It all has to do with our DNA.Read More »
Creativity-Boosting Apps for Kids
01/01/2021 ● By Tanni Haas, Ph.D.
January is International Creativity Month; a great occasion to inspire your kids to become more creative. Here are some of the very best creativity-boosting apps for kids. They’re all completely free, so encourage your kids to download an app – or three!Read More »
Coping with Distance Learning Burnout
01/01/2021 ● By Pilar Bradshaw, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Distance learning during the COVID-19 pandemic looks and feels very different to students, teachers and parents. Long hours in front of a screen, challenges with technology and difficulty mastering new material can be overwhelming to some children.Read More »
12/01/2020 ● By Andrea Willingham
Take a look around the place where you live. You might have a place where you sleep, somewhere you like to play or relax, somewhere you eat, and somewhere you study. The places we call home serve many different functions and can take many different forms.Read More »
Combatting The Covid Slide
11/01/2020 ● By Morgan Jemmali
What a year! ... and it’s not over! Employers across America now well-understand how interconnected our lives are, and how dependent on local schools’ families are - for reasons that stretch beyond academics and education.Read More »