Monthly Archives: February 2017

Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My!

By |February 27th, 2017|

It may not be “lions and tigers and bears,” but even happy and secure kids have fears or anxiety at different stages and ages of childhood.

Some amount of fear is a normal and needed. Fear can protect us from danger – if we didn’t fear walking into traffic, we might get hit by a car. […]

Crianza Positiva para todo el año

By |February 20th, 2017|

Muchos de nosotros hacemos propósitos de año nuevo que tienen que ver con la salud, el trabajo, las relaciones y demás. Si eres mamá o papá, tal vez te hayas hecho el propósito de esforzarte para ser mejor padre o madre de familia.    Sin embargo, no importa cuántos propósitos nos hagamos, el hecho es que […]

La paternidad: el equilibrio del trabajo y la familia

By |February 20th, 2017|

Un mayor número de padres están tomando un papel más activo en la crianza de sus peques. De acuerdo con Time Magazine, “… el 65% de los papás ven su papel como proveedores y cuidadores, y el 85% aspira a compartir plenamente la paternidad con sus cónyuges (sin embargo, sólo el 30% informa que lo […]

Cada peque es un peque creativo

By |February 20th, 2017|

Últimamente hemos estado escuchando  mucho acerca de cómo nuestros peques necesitan ser más activos físicamente – fútbol, gimnasia, caminar, hacer ejercicio … ¡La actividad física es esencial!  A pesar de que no necesariamente lo escuchamos tanto, los niños también prosperan cuando se les apoya y anima a participar en las artes creativas.
Inculcando la participación de […]

The Family That Eats Together…

By |February 20th, 2017|

Does your family sit around the table every evening with a healthy home cooked meal while chatting calmly about your days?

If you don’t, you’re not alone. The more common reality for many families is more like rushing home from work or after school activities, trying to get something healthy for dinner on the table while […]

Families Rule with Rules

By |February 13th, 2017|

Families not only have different values and traditions, but they also have different rules – about bedtimes, screen time, homework, eating and more. While the rules of families may differ, all children need some guidelines for their behavior.

Rules help kids learn about safety and limits and how to get along with others, for example. Rules […]

Positive Parenting All Year Round

By |February 6th, 2017|

Many of us make New Year’s resolutions about health, work, relationships and more. If you are a parent, perhaps you made a resolution or two to strive to be a “better” parent.

However, no matter how many resolutions we may make, the fact is no one is a perfect parent. Everyone has times when they feel […]