Physical Literacy

4 ways to support your child to be physically active in kindergarten Guest Blog Post Sherrie-Mae Guthrie Is your little one heading to kindergarten in the fall? There is so much to be excited about, including school supplies, first day of school outfits, and making new friends. In anticipation of this milestone, you’ve probably been helping them to recognize letters and numbers, reading with them,...

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Critical Developmental Milestones You won’t want Your Child to Miss Development

Critical Developmental Milestones You won’t want Your Child to Miss As a parent, there are few things more exciting than watching your little ones learn a new skill. We cheer them on for something as simple as reaching for a toy for the first time all the way to taking those first steps and learning to tie their own shoes. It’s hard not to wonder...

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Smart Morning Routine to Beat Morning Madness with Your Child Parent's Corner

Smart Morning Routine to Beat Morning Madness with Your Child To give you a taste of weekday mornings at my house, I offer you the image of Prince Phillip fighting Maleficent as the gargantuan dragon in Sleeping Beauty. My house is full of night owls. Waking up any of us is a task I wouldn’t recommend to anyone. So having one of my kiddos start...

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Easy Where’s Waldo Pumpkin Spice Play Dough Sensory Activities Sensory

Where’s Waldo Pumpkin Spice Play Dough Sensory Activities This post contains affiliate links. Fall is my favorite time of year and also one of the best seasons for getting children involved in more sensory play activities that help them learn and grow. Many of the students at our center constantly need that sensory stimulation to help sharpen their minds and bodies for higher learning in...

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You won’t believe what this teacher assigned for homework Physical Literacy

You won’t believe what this teacher assigned for homework Guest Blog Post Shelley Boettcher Shawn Carr’s daughter, Madison, is a smart kid, who spends plenty of time skiing and camping with her family. But a few years ago, during a parent-teacher interview in elementary school, Carr brought up Madison’s self-esteem. Was she happy at school? Was she fitting in? Yes, said her then-teacher, Sue Moleski,...

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Amazing Nutritious Greek Dip: After School Snacks for Brighter Minds Nutrition

Nutritious Greek Dip: After School Snacks for Brighter Minds Tasty, nutritious, and oh so easy to make greek dip! The perfect after school, before homework snack for the health conscious mama! School is back in session, and one of the challenges we are facing is after school snacking! I don’t know about you guys, but just coming up with a healthy lunch option is stretching...

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Smart Ways to Make a Positive Relationship with Your Child’s Teacher Parent's Corner

Smart Ways to Make a Positive Relationship with Your Child’s Teacher I think it’s safe to say that the jitters and anxiety associated with a new school year doesn’t just pertain to our kids. Every teacher has their unique way of running things and, as parents, we have to learn their rules and organization methods almost as thoroughly as our children do if we want to...

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15 Kids Apps for Learning Disabilities Education

15 Kids Apps for Learning Disabilities We’re guest posting about wonderful apps for learning for kids who struggle with learning challenges on Sunshine and Hurricanes. Since I began working with children more than 20 years ago, the number of children with learning challenges and learning disabilities has not only increased, but the issues they face have become harder to remedy. Luckily, with all the amazing...

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Food ideas for kids with sensory learning issues Sensory

Food ideas for kids with sensory learning issues We’re having a great time with Fox 13’s The Place talking about great nutritional options to help sensory learning for kids with new foods, food textures and great meal-time experiences for the whole family. Kids with sensory issues struggle with all types of textures, especially when it comes to food. For us, eating can be a wonderful experience,...

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Online Safety Tips for the Whole Family Parent's Corner

Online Safety Tips for the Whole Family By Alyssa Craig As a parent, there are four main concerns as your family goes online or takes part in social media: online predators, cyberbullying, giving out too much personal information, and stumbling upon inappropriate material. In order to keep yourself and your family safe in a world when strangers can reach out to us right in our...

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