Monthly Archives: November 2014

  • 8 Kid-Friendly Fall Craft and Snack Ideas

    8 Kid-Friendly Fall Craft and Snack Ideas

    Fall is one of the most beautiful seasons of the year, and one of the ones that seems too quickly looked over as everyone so eagerly anticipates the holidays! From the changing colors of the leaves to pumpkin-flavored treats, there’s so much to love about fall. And it’s still not over yet! There’s still time before winter officially starts to enjoy the season with your kids. Here are 8 fall-themed craft and snack ideas to help you and your little ones celebrate the season.

  • Positive Reinforcement's Impact on Your Child’s Life

    Positive Reinforcement's Impact on Your Child’s Life

    Sports practices. Homework. Long hours at the office. We know life can get pretty hectic for busy families. But at the end of the day, it’s important to make time to sit down and have a meal with your family. No matter if you or someone else is the chef, having a set time for a family meal (whether it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner) is important to your child’s happiness and fulfillment.

    Family time provides your children a time to talk about anything that’s bothering them or have their important questions answered. It gives kids a sense of security and routine in their lives.
    Family time is important for fostering good relationships with your children. But did you know family meals also impact a child’s health?

  • Child Safety Protection Month: Kitchen Safety Tips to Protect Your Kids

    Child Safety Protection Month: Kitchen Safety Tips to Protect Your Kids

    November is National Child Safety Protection Month, which was created to raise awareness about potential everyday safety issues. This month of awareness is to encourage parents to go over safety rules and discuss potentially unsafe situations with their children.

    Kitchens are an excellent place in your home for family gatherings, and of course, whipping up tasty meals. But there are several potential dangerous situations that parents should know when it comes to kitchen safety. Here are four tips to keep in mind so your kids will be safe in the kitchen.

  • Give Thanks This Month with 30 Random Acts of Kindness

    Give Thanks This Month with 30 Random Acts of Kindness

    Make this month one to remember by challenging yourself to do something kind for no reason at all. Go out of your way to assist or cheer up others, and you’ll be surprised how great you feel too! All it takes is one Random Act of Kindness per day, and you’re on your way to the most fulfilling month yet. We've put together this great list of 30 acts of kindness to get you started with ideas. Many of these are kid-friendly ideas, but it's great to get them involved in the process and ask them for specific ideas for friends and family. You may be surprised (and proud!) of the ideas your kids will have.