The global pandemic is all over the news, social media, and the tips of the tongue these days. As a parent, it’s natural to want to shelter our children from the unpleasantries of life. However, protecting kids from the news doesn’t do them any favors. Here are some tips for how to talk to your kids about coronavirus.
Monday, February 17th is a federal holiday established in 1885 to celebrate the birth of first U.S. president George Washington. Nowadays, we typically celebrate ALL presidents on this civic holiday, but you can observe it however you wish with these fun activities!
The American Library Association has designated February as “National Library Lover’s Month,” so what better time to curl up with your child, a blanket, a cup of cocoa, and a great book? Check out the New York Public Library’s list of the “most checked-out books of all time.”
It can be difficult to witness a sore loser in full throttle. It may be tempting to let your child win all the time or quit a sport in response to the histrionics. However, it’s worth tackling head-on, given the lasting repercussions. Is there something you can do to calm and help your child develop better sportsmanship?
January is a time of renewal, where many of us feel hopeful about achieving cleaner, more harmonious homes. There are ample reasons why picking up with your kids is good for their development as well. Find a way to make it fun and interactive, so you can exhale clutter and breathe-in sanity.