Reasons Why Outdoor Play Is Critical To Development

Unstructured outdoor play is essential for a variety of reasons, among them: Physical play increases overall fitness, builds healthier bodies, and helps prevent childhood obesity. Children need to develop large and small motor skills along with cardiovascular endurance. Time outdoors raises vitamin D levels, helping prevent future bone problems, diabetes, and heart disease and may…

Raising A Confident Child

From taking steps toward the stairs to learning that bubbles don’t taste good, exploration is a part of development for babies and young children. Yes, this is an exciting time, but it can also be stressful. Parents quickly learn to say “no” when their childs exploring becomes dangerous .    Parents are encouraged to become…