All posts by Sarah Lyons

Is Your Child Ready to stay Home Alone?

Giving kids the responsibility to stay home alone can be a positive and confidence building experience, a rite of passage. Every parent reaches the point where they are faced with the decision whether their child is ready to stay home alone. How do you know they are ready? Children must have the skills and maturity

7 Valentine’s Day Traditions to Start with Your Kids

Valentine’s Day is traditionally a time for couples to express their love for one another, but it is also a great chance to show your children how much you love them too. While children typically exchange cards and small gifts on Valentine’s Day, this year try starting some fun new traditions for your family. Dessert

6 Great Reasons to Cook with your Kids: A recipe for success

Cooking with kids takes a little extra time and patience, but has many benefits. As more families rely on fast food for mealtime and childhood obesity rates continue to rise, parents can make a lasting difference in their children’s overall health by cooking meals at home and getting the kids involved. Here are some great

The Misunderstood Child: Sensory Processing 101

A typical morning in my home begins with the words, “My clothes hurt me.” or  “They are too loose.” or “I need new clothes.” As a result, I began the search for the “right” clothes for my 4-year-old daughter. After many tears and lots of tight hugs, she begins her day in the same dress