For Parents

Balancing Life as a Working Parent

Becoming a parent is one of the most joyful experiences of life. Once you see that sweet face and your little one wraps his or her hand around your finger, your life changes forever. Instantly, your heart is full of love and gratitude, yet your life has suddenly become more complex, busier, and stressful. Soon [...]

Change the First Five Years and you Change Everything

Studies show that the only way to deal with the greatest challenges facing our country today is focusing on the development of children beginning at birth. This compelling video below from the Ounce of Prevention Fund, clearly demonstrates how the achievement gap appears long before children reach kindergarten. In some cases it can be noticed [...]

When Does Learning Begin?

Annie Murphy Paul talks about how life in the womb shapes who we become. Quotes from this video: “[Babies] are being introduced to the characteristic flavors and spices of their culture’s cuisine even before birth.” “Even before birth, mothers are warning their children that it’s a wild world out there, telling them, ‘Be careful.’” “Faced [...]