BEATING THE RAINY-DAY BLUES ... WITH NO ADDED SCREEN TIME

March 24, 2016

The beginning of spring can be a magical time for children, especially here in the Chicago area. After months spent huddling indoors on frigid...

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A REMINDER ABOUT THE POWER OF BOOKS

September 1, 2015

 

I) WHY SHOULD I READ?

“The importance of reading as an avenue to improved reading has been stressed by theorists, researchers, and practitioners...

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EASING THE BACK-TO-SCHOOL TRANSITION

August 10, 2015

 It's that time again...

For many kids, few transitions are as thorny as the one leading from summer vacation to school.

The relative freedom of...

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HOW TO KEEP YOUR KIDS' SKILLS SHARP OVER THE SUMMER

May 7, 2015

We’ve all heard of the “Summer Slide” — where students can lose as much as 20 percent of what they’ve learned in school if there’s no stimulus...

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HOW TO COMMUNICATE BETTER WITH YOUR TEENAGER

April 10, 2015

 

Of all the stages in your child’s growth, the teenage years can be particularly challenging. Teenagers go through lots of developmental and...

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8 GREAT EDUCATIONAL APPS FOR CHILDREN

March 6, 2015

As early as infancy, children are fascinated by screens and by the time they reach pre-school, your kids are probably swiping your smart phone or...

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