Choose Holiday Gifts that Encourage Quality Play

How to Promote Quality Play When choosing gifts for children the holiday season it’s best to choose simple toys that promote quality play. According to the American Association for the Child’s Right to Play quality play promotes creativity, language development, physical development, thinking skills, and social skills. The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood recommends avoiding […]

This Black Friday Remember Quality vs. Quantity

Give Quality Gifts to Children for the Holidays It’s Black Friday (the busiest shopping day of the year for Americans). If you are going out to shop for Black Friday deals today I urge you to remember that when gift giving quality is much more important than quantity. Teachers Resisting Unhealthy Children’s Entertainment (TRUCE) suggests […]

4 Tips for Making Play Time More Educational

Children Learn Through PlayBy Lauren Bailey Any good nanny knows the importance of a good education. Children with an education more readily know the difference between right and wrong. They are quick thinkers and adept at analyzing new information. A solid education is one of the most important parts of a healthy childhood. But, at […]