Do you want your kids to grow into lifelong passionate readers? One of our goals is to foster the love of reading in our children. Something that can be a bit challenging, since books are no longer one of the main source of entertainment available to our modern day kids. We do love video games,…
Since Earth Day is coming soon I thought it would be great to talk about ways we can raise kids who love our earth! After all this is the place they will be calling home for the rest of their lives. With video games and television a big part of our current society it can be…
Do your kids love watching YouTube?
Long gone are the days most kids wake up to Saturday morning cartoons. Now, one of the main sources of entertainment from our kids comes from YouTube.
As a mom/parent this can be very scary because, unlike television, there isn’t a rating system in place for YouTube. It is so easy for kids to run into inappropriate content. It’s very unnerving that it could only take them seconds to see something inappropriate on YouTube that can never be unseen.
It always amazes me the ability that children have to be creative, making up their own stories and finding new and creative ways to play even by themselves.
This takes me back to when I was a child. I still have early memories of making up songs and stories with my toys. I’m sure the opportunities my parents provided me to be creative with art supplies, toys, and activities helped me grow into the creative person I am today.
Now that I have kids I want to foster that same creativity within them. Help them grow into creative little individuals and learn who they are through activities and play!