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How Prepared Is Your Family? 5 Must-Have Things for Emergency Preparedness

What are the odds of an emergency or a natural disaster happening??  Do you have the skills & knowledge to perform C.P.R and administer 1stAid should you be called upon? Are you prepared for an earthquake, tsunami or wildfire?  If you answered no to […]

By |April 18th, 2013|Blog, Courses, Kids' Environment|Comments Off on How Prepared Is Your Family? 5 Must-Have Things for Emergency Preparedness

Class Size of 1: Fusion Academy of Solana Beach, CA

The slogan on Fusion Academy’s brochure goes, “You’ve never been schooled like this before.” After a tour of their Solana Beach campus, I’m inclined to agree. Find out what makes this alternative school so refreshingly different.

By |November 8th, 2012|Big Kids, Blog, Kids' Environment|Comments Off on Class Size of 1: Fusion Academy of Solana Beach, CA

Healing Family Wounds through Visualization

There is so much power in visualization. If you can see something you want in your mind’s eye, it can become a reality. Our parenting course encourages you to visualize the family of your dreams so you can begin to work towards it. Peace In Your Home Instructor Carmen Adame shares a personal story about how Redirecting Children’s Behavior has helped her and her children heal old wounds and build new bridges.

By |October 1st, 2012|Blog, Kids' Environment, Positive Parenting|Comments Off on Healing Family Wounds through Visualization

Creating Partnership with Your Child’s School

In order to create an environment where children thrive and learn how to partner with each other, we as educators and guardians must operate consistently with our expectations and hopes for our children. We must push ourselves beyond our comfort zones, judgments, opinions, and the places where we would often “give up” so that we are models for our children living the values and qualities of True Partnership.

By |July 16th, 2012|Big Kids, Blog, Kids' Environment, Little Kids, Parents|Comments Off on Creating Partnership with Your Child’s School

The Conscious Learner: Children Ages 3-6

Children ages 3-6 are transitioning from merely testing and exploring their environment to having meaning and purpose in the world they live. How can parents prepare themselves to support this exciting new stage of development in their children?

By |June 8th, 2012|Blog, Kids' Environment, Little Kids, Positive Parenting|Comments Off on The Conscious Learner: Children Ages 3-6

What Is Play for Adults? Why It’s Important for Kids

Jeff Everage set out to learn how adults "play," and discovered that there isn't much "play" going on at all. He turns to modern science and ancient cultures to illustrate why parents need to get more serious about play.

By |May 25th, 2012|Blog, Kids' Environment, Parents, Positive Parenting|Comments Off on What Is Play for Adults? Why It’s Important for Kids

Preparing the Home for a Walking Toddler

It’s a little miracle when Baby starts walking! Your little person is now mobile, and she will be eager to start exploring her surroundings. Not only does she have two little legs to take her wherever she wants, but she also has two tiny hands that she will want to use just as much. How can parents prepare the home for their walking toddler?

By |May 24th, 2012|Blog, Kids' Environment, Little Kids, Positive Parenting|Comments Off on Preparing the Home for a Walking Toddler

Modern Family’s “Little Bo Bleep”: What to Do When Toddlers Curse

From potty-training to potty mouth? Popular ABC show Modern Family sparks controversy with its episode featuring a swearing toddler. What can real parents do about toddlers and 4-letter words?

By |May 17th, 2012|Blog, Handling Misbehaviors, Kids' Environment, Little Kids, Positive Parenting|Comments Off on Modern Family’s “Little Bo Bleep”: What to Do When Toddlers Curse

Role of the Father in Newborn’s Life

Newborn babies and their mothers share an unquestionable bond in those first weeks after birth, but what about new fathers? What is Dad’s role in the first few weeks after Baby is born? Montessori expert Jeanne-Marie Paynel explains a father's important role in those first important weeks of a baby's life.

By |May 15th, 2012|Blog, Kids' Environment, Kids' Health, Little Kids, Parents|Comments Off on Role of the Father in Newborn’s Life

Preparing the Home for Baby: A Montessori Perspective

Expectant parents read books like What to Expect When You’re Expecting and take pre-natal classes to prepare themselves for labor. But after the baby arrives, many new moms and dads are left asking, “Now what do I do?” Jeanne-Marie Paynel of Voila Montessori addresses expectant parents about how to prepare the home for the arrival of baby.

By |May 3rd, 2012|Blog, Kids' Environment, Little Kids, Positive Parenting|Comments Off on Preparing the Home for Baby: A Montessori Perspective