Baltimore is jam-packed with activities that are fun for everyone all year long, but these ideas are especially great for this rainy spring weather.
You know the saying: “April showers bring May flowers.” Well, it’s happening. The rainy spring season is upon us. Fortunately, for Baltimore-area residents, the sun is starting to peek out through the clouds for some warmer weather. However, it’s impossible to really enjoy the outdoors when there’s a deluge of rain outside your window. Maybe you’ve run out of exciting ideas for indoor activities. If you’re a Baltimorean who’s looking to get yourself and your children out of the house on a rainy weekend, you’re in luck. Although Baltimore is jam-packed with activities that are fun for everyone all year long, these ideas are especially great for this warm yet rainy spring weather. Don’t stay cooped up inside! Enjoy what Baltimore has to offer with these exciting, local, indoor activities. (more…)
It is imperative to your child’s health that you are consistently promoting eating well and encouraging them to make healthy choices in and out of your home.
Eating well benefits people of all ages, but it is especially important for your little ones. Kids in the early stages of childhood need nutrient-rich, health-conscious meals to allow them to grow and learn to their full potential. Without the right amount of the right kinds of foods, children could suffer from problems with their overall physical and mental growth. In addition to problematic development, it might be harder for undernourished children to stave off infections and illnesses. It is imperative to your child’s health that you are consistently promoting eating well and encouraging them to make healthy choices in and out of your home. (more…)
Convincing your children to do anything is difficult enough. Convincing them to do the things they already don’t want to do is even trickier.
Be the best parent you can be by finding positive ways to motivate your children without overdoing rewards or being too tough.
These easy, positive, nag-free tips will help you find ways to motivate your kids and still be on their good side.
Here are some positive tips to be mindful of when trying to be the best possible parent you can be to your tween.
Raising a preteen or “tween,” as they are sometimes called, is an eye-opening experience. With moments of pride to moments of complete confusion and frustration, it is quite an experience to watch the young child you once knew now grow into the person they are becoming. If you are a parent with at least one preteen at home, it is no doubt that you have some questions and concerns when it comes to your child. Here are some positive tips to be mindful of when trying to be the best possible parent you can be to your tween.
Time to stretch those legs and enjoy some crisp, almost-spring air. Here are four outdoor activities you and your family can do together in the early spring.
Spring is almost upon us, and that means it’s time to find some motivation to get outside and enjoy the warmer weather. You and your family have been cooped up inside all winter long. Time to stretch those legs and enjoy some crisp, almost-spring air. Here are four outdoor activities you and your family can do together in the early spring.
Managing your family’s health during flu season
With flu season upon us, it is necessary to make sure that you and your family are taking the necessary precautions to stay flu-free this winter. Don’t allow your family to be more vulnerable to the flu than they already are during a high-risk time of year. Here are a few tips when managing your family’s health.
Can your child complete these tasks?
Practical life skills are extremely important for child development. These lessons will help your children become a well-rounded teenager. Start with these five lessons to give your child a great, practical foundation. (more…)
Music can do wonders for your child!
Studies have shown that music plays an important role in child development. There are many benefits of incorporating more singing and music in your child’s daily activities. Parents across the world have experienced the calming effect that music can have on an unhappy baby but there are more ways that they can unlock the advantages of using music to help with improving social skills and developing well-rounded children. (more…)
Sometimes, children need some help triggering their imagination.
Children have a reputation for being natural explorers with vivid imaginations. However, there are still ways that you can spark your child’s creativity. Keep them thinking and active with these five suggestions. (more…)
Take your child ice skating this winter!
Challenge your kids to try new, fun activities this winter. Help them explore some new interests by checking out these winter sports. Child development is all about exploration, learning, and personal growth. What better way to achieve those goals than by checking out these sports. (more…)