Why Parenting Teenagers Wears Me the Heck Out How I recall those sleepless nights when my kids were newborns. Those nights morphed into long days carrying chunky toddlers, then chasing precocious preschoolers. Yup, parenting little ones wore me out. As my kids ...read more
Summer camp seems the perfect summertime solution for elementary-age kids so they don’t sit around the house bored and so they can make friends and learn new things while having fun. As our children grow out of their “little kid years,” we sometimes forget they ...read more
Benefits of Tutoring for a Child Parents seek the help of a tutor for many reasons. Some parents may choose to have their kids work with a tutor if they are struggling with a subject or particular concept but tutoring isn’t just for kids who are struggling in ...read more
A lot of attention is being paid to the massive learning loss that K-12 students suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic, and for good reason: according to the National Assessment of Educational Progress, 9-year-olds’ reading scores fell by the largest margin in ...read more
2023 National Parks Fee-free Days According to National Park Service Director, Chuck Sams, “The entrance fee-free days to encourage people to discover the beauty, history and inspiration awaiting them in the more than 400 national parks throughout the country.” ...read more
Our children have had a rough several years of learning due to the pandemic and now it’s time to re-focus on classroom interactions. Some younger children haven’t had time to experience the way a classroom normally works. How do they behave in a large group? What ...read more
One of the biggest struggles of any busy parent, especially those parenting multiple children, is finding time to spend quality one-on-one time with each child. This can become even more overwhelming when you feel like you have very little free time. As a mom of ...read more
Festivity, fun and inspiration are everywhere this holiday season in the beautiful Bay Area! Whether you’re seeking a family-friendly activity or wanting to start a new tradition, there’s a holiday event that’s just right for you — and many of them are free of ...read more
Holiday Train Experiences IT’S HARD TO RESIST THE ROMANTIC NOTION OF RIDING THE RAILS IN A CAR PULLED BY AN OLD-FASHIONED STEAM LOCOMOTIVE ALL LIT UP IN HOLIDAY LIGHTS. It’s something that cap¬tivates most kids—and many adults too. Fortunately for ...read more
13 Great Skating Venues Around the Bay ICE SKATING WILL BE MEMORABLE for the kids or a great way to revisit your own childhood. You can even romance you know who with a spin on a Bay Area ice skating rink. Skating rinks options include scenic views and range in ...read more
SCHOOLS AND PRESCHOOLS
The Benefits of a Montessori Education for Future Educational Development
Maria Montessori developed Montessori education as a child-centered educational approach in the early 20th ...
Why Parenting Teenagers Wears Me the Heck Out
Why Parenting Teenagers Wears Me the Heck Out How I recall those sleepless nights when my kids were newborns. ...
Sending Teens to Summer Camp
Summer camp seems the perfect summertime solution for elementary-age kids so they don’t sit around the house bored ...
Benefits of Tutoring for a Child
Benefits of Tutoring for a Child Parents seek the help of a tutor for many reasons. Some parents may choose to ...
Helping Children Cope with Traumatic Events
My children are clingier since they heard about some of the recent attacks and natural disasters. How can I help ...
Starting Early: Supporting Language and Literacy Skills for Babies & Toddlers
A lot of attention is being paid to the massive learning loss that K-12 students suffered during the COVID-19 ...
Beat the January Blues – How to Keep the Party Going Throughout 2023
After the excitement of ringing in the New Year, many of us are faced with the January blues. The festive feel of ...
2023 National Parks Fee-free Days
2023 National Parks Fee-free Days According to National Park Service Director, Chuck Sams, “The entrance fee-free ...