It is recommended that kids hear/read 1000 books before they reach kindergarten. If you're on a tight budget, but still want to encourage your little ones to read, try these fantastic books all around five dollars.
Teaching our kids to say "thank you" is important, but truly instilling a sense of gratitude in them is another matter entirely. Gratitude goes beyond good manners -- it's a mindset and a lifestyle.
For many kids, their birthday is their favorite holiday. And why not -- it's a day dedicated entirely to them, complete with cake, balloons, singing and presents. Although many parents stress at the idea of planning a birthday party, the preschool age is actually an ideal time to throw one. Here's how to keep your sanity while ensuring that everyone has a good time.
One of the best things for helping children with anxiety is talking. There is something about putting a voice to your worries, and speaking them aloud that is therapeutic, especially when a trusted adult is listening. That’s why children’s books on the topic are so great: you can read them together and talk about them. They allow you to share what has worked for you, and openly discuss a shared emotion.