Health

Making Sensory Exploration Easy

Our senses are an important part of our lives because they alert the body and brain to important cues, protect the body and brain from becoming overwhelmed, select what we need to pay attention to, and organize...

Healthy Baby Sleep: Are Babies Getting Proper Sleep?

When you have a baby, whether it’s your firstborn or lastborn, the biggest problem when you get home is how to get proper shuteye. Unlike us adults, your newborn doesn’t have that beautifully well-adjusted circ...

Inclusivity for All

By celebrating inclusivity for all–regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, or ability–we can help create a more equitable, accessible, and just world. Here are seven great books to share with your famil...

The Art of Inclusion

Inclusion is defined as the action or state of including or being included within a group or structure. This means that children have a sense of belonging whether with their peers, family, school, or the larger...

A Park for All

Dear Frankie, Rolling Rovers is a new doggie daycare in our town. It’s for dogs who can’t walk on their back legs. The Rolling Rovers get around in carts outfitted with a harness that holds up their back legs...

Mom About Town: Erin Olwell

Erin Olwell is a single mom to two incredible boys–Ryan, 16, and Reed, 10. She has been a hairdresser for over 20 years, and when she was pregnant with her first son, she set up an in-home salon. Erin believes ...

TikTok Tics in Tweens

By Emily Drez If you did not know this already, the TikTok app has dominated the world of social media in the form of short videos that can make you laugh, dance, or even cry. Especially since the COVID-19 pan...

Establishing Friendships

By Lisa Phillips, MSW, LMSW One of the biggest concerns of parents and teachers during the pandemic has been the potential for a negative effect on children’s social-emotional development. While the true impac...

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