Children’s Books with Sea Creatures

Children’s Books with Sea Creatures

Fish, Turtles, Dolphins, Whales and Sharks make wonderful characters for our children to read and learn about.  Today we feature a round-up of books about a Turtle Tug, Pout-Pout Fish and so many more amazing characters from the ocean blue. Turtle Tug to the Rescue Turtle Tug is on the lookout! This chugging, tugging turtle(…)

Impetuous Dance Hits for Kids from Twinkle

Impetuous Dance Hits for Kids from Twinkle

With mounting expectations, the summer countdown begins to build, marking every day until the September 15 release of Just Dance, an over-the-top-awesome collection of impetuous dance hits for kids and families from the award-winning Peruvian-American kindie music phenomenon known as Twinkle. Described as “like Lady Gaga for kids,” with a super pop sound mixed with(…)

Title: 3 Reasons to Consider a Career as a Counselor

Title: 3 Reasons to Consider a Career as a Counselor

Counseling is often portrayed as talking to a few regular patients about a never-ending litany of first world problems or rehashing the same exaggerated childhood traumas. However, there are many ways that counselors benefit individuals and societies as a whole. Here are three reasons to consider a career as a counselor. You Can Make the(…)

The Happiest Kids in the World

The Happiest Kids in the World

Calling all stressed-out parents: Relax! Imagine a place where young children play unsupervised, don’t do homework, have few scheduled “activities” . . . and rank #1 worldwide in happiness and education. A place where babies sleep 15 hours a day, teenagers rebel only minimally and parents enjoy an enviable work-life balance.  It’s not a fantasy—it’s the Netherlands!(…)

5 Steps to Deep Clean Your Home

5 Steps to Deep Clean Your Home

If you are extremely house proud, or you are trying to raise your standards, you should schedule in a regular deep cleaning of your house. This is the best way to get rid of dirt, stains, dust, and clutter. Often, a light clean can just result in you reorganizing your clutter. However, a deep clean(…)

Temper Tantrums:  Help for Children and Parents

Temper Tantrums: Help for Children and Parents

“I want BOTH! You are really mean!” When those or similar words pop out of a young child’s mouth, most adults are at a loss how best to respond to the ensuing meltdown. In Jilly’s Terrible Temper Tantrums and how She Outgrew Them, bestselling author Martha Heineman Pieper, Ph.D. shows how strong but perfectly normal(…)