Resources

Magic Snacks: Cracker Towers

Magic Snacks: Cracker Towers

Don’t you just hate it when you click on a link to a bunch of amazing recipes for kids, only to find that they are either full of common allergens or require a stove, microwave, or oven to make?! What if you are a children’s […]

Three Benefits of Parent-Child Swim Lessons

Three Benefits of Parent-Child Swim Lessons

Whether a parent is on a master’s swim team, sails the ocean every summer, or is not going to get their hair wet on a trip to the river, having their own children around water can be terrifying and dangerous.  Most public pools, YMCAs, camps, […]

Listen to the Wisdom of the Children

Listen to the Wisdom of the Children

Someone I grew up with but have not seen in years often posts on Facebook about her son’s antics.  I delight in watching him grow (and also all of the other Facebook babies I know), especially his moments of wit and wisdom that his mother captures […]

Coping with Crisis: A Guide for Youth Leaders

Coping with Crisis: A Guide for Youth Leaders

In light of this weekend’s events in Orlando, FL and a post made by a friend about sharing a candle with her young son at a vigil last night, I wanted to take a moment for #collaborationmonday to gather collaboration from you, and to provide a […]

Kid Book Club Review 1

Kid Book Club Review 1

For several years I ran a Kid Book Club at a small town library, and together we found some real winners in the children’s fiction section.  For my first Friday Review, I wanted to point out a particularly fantastic little book by Holly Schinder: The […]

Age Level Characteristics: Early Childhood

Age Level Characteristics: Early Childhood

For your first Resource Thursday, I give you: an infographic on early childhood development!  How is this useful for you?  Do you agree with the information?  Feel free to share your ideas in the comments.