Monthly Archives: November 2012

Simple Chicken Pot Pie Kids Love!

Good friends share recipes! This one is not only a family favorite, but it is now a neighborhood favorite; thanks to my friend Stephanie! And this recipe only takes 5 minutes to prep! One of my sons’ friends claimed he … Continue reading

Number of Children Being Diagnosed With Diabetes is Climbing

Katie and Julie Beck

According to the American Diabetes Association, Nearly 26 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes. Diabetes cases are up more than 100 percent in 18 U.S. states. Diabetes is a group of diseases characterized by high blood … Continue reading

Lessons for Giving Thanks

Give Thanks

How does a child learn gratitude? Through guidance and practice. See below for a family activity that tells the story of Thanksgiving and encourages the sharing of one’s heart. It begins at home with you as their teacher. We all want … Continue reading

Parents Navigating the Technology Trend

boy and tablet

            According to a very revealing infographic recently posted on Mashable Tech, 39% percent of children age 2-4 have used a smart device, such as an iPad. This growing trend of children using smart devices comes … Continue reading

Guide Children Towards Greatness

Dad and boys

This blog post has been written by Colleen Carroll, EdD, a children’s leadership expert and family consultant.  Have you ever met a young child who has surprised you by his intelligence, or amazed you at her linguistic skills? Maybe you … Continue reading