Top 10 Trick-or-Treat Rules for Kids (with Style and Safety!)

Here are our Top 10 Trick-or-Treat Rules for Kids (with Style and Safety!) It’s that time of year when kids get super excited to wear their costume and quickly begin bouncing off the walls. To keep your little trick-or-treaters safe and polite, we’ve put together some simple rules to review with your children. Obey the Halloween code. This means only go to houses that are well lit and look like a Halloween friendly home. Try not to disturb anyone after 8 or 9 pm. And never go to a dark house – the code for any more trick-or-treating! Respect personal property. Use the right path to the house and don’t jump through bushes and landscape to get to the door. Only knock or ring the doorbell once. If no one comes to the door move on. They may be in a sticky situation and … [Read more...]

Summer Book Club for Preschoolers

  How to Start a Summer Book Club for Preschoolers! With summer break around the corner, it’s time to start thinking how to occupy the kiddos! Book clubs are wonderful for all ages, especially young kids. It is also a great way for your little ones to associate reading with fun. Turn your club into mini-parties complete with friends, activities and snacks! Here’s your chance to choose character building books. And a perfect excuse to get together with other adults. A win-win for all! Ready to get the ball rolling? The first step is to form a group - invite neighbors, friends, your child’s classmates etc. Choose a time and place, and then rotate location each week. This can be either at a park, community center or someone’s home. Select a theme and find ways to make … [Read more...]