Tips for Keeping Kids’ Brains Engaged Over the Summer

While every parent relishes the thought of no after-school activities or sporting events, summer can have challenges of its own. Having the kids home for summer may make for lazy, relaxed days, but keeping the kids from being bored is not an easy task. Keeping the kids’ brains engaged over the summer is not an… Continue reading


How Music Affects Kids’ Intellectual and Creative Development

Music and the Brain! Study after study has shown how music positively affects children’s developing brains. Music enhances intellectual development in various ways. Here are some of them. Math – Math and music are natural partners. Even on a very basic level, understanding and reading music requires some math skills. Rhythms are expressed in wholes and… Continue reading


Use Your Words: Teaching Your Child to Communicate

Especially in the very early years, it can be difficult for your child to communicate how he (or she) is feeling. Instead of being able to use words to properly express themselves, children often do a lot of pointing and grunting. And if that doesn’t work, they proceed to throw tantrums. Tantrums might include hitting,… Continue reading