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Genius way to enjoy a tasty treat AND eat your vegetables.

By The Goddard School • April 5th, 2018
“An afternoon snack at our house is usually either a smoothie or fruit with protein, such as apples with peanut butter or orange and cheese slices. Other favorites include yogurt-based Popsicles, trail mix or homemade popcorn.” ― Kath Younger, a registered dietitian and blogger at Kath Eats Real Food
“For an after-school snack, my kids have enjoyed fresh…

Including our children in the care of our beloved family pets can provide valuable lessons on love, kindness, gentleness and responsibility. Here are some doggone great ways (supervised, of course) children of varying ages and stages can participate.

By The Goddard School • August 15th, 2013
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Infants and toddlers are like wobbly ninjas, focused maniacally on tasting and mouthing items from coins to blocks to the odd flotsam and jetsam that lives on living room floors. Parents know to beware, to police an area well…as you never know what they’ll pop in their mouth next. Infant and toddler oral fixation is…

By The Goddard School • November 19th, 2014
Are you stuck inside because of the freezing temperatures or the rain? Take a step back from the TV, tablet or video game, and shake up your normal routine. When the weather prevents your children from playing outside, provide them with challenging activities and active games
Have a Board Game Competition.
Hold a board game competition in your living or family room. Spend the day playing different games. You can even compete for prizes.
Create…

By The Goddard School • May 10th, 2010
Nutrition comes in many shapes and sizes – and not all of them are solid. A fruit shake is a refreshing way to start your child’s day. Choose your child’s favorite fruits or try a new one from time to time. Add a piece of whole grain toast – and maybe a little peanut butter – and you have a balanced breakfast alternative. Cut and freeze fruits ahead of time to make this breakfast as…

From bathing and hand washing to hair and tooth care, learn how to instill healthy habits and teach your children the importance of good personal hygiene.

Not sure what to pack your little one each day? Here are five easy lunches to help you out!

By The Goddard School • September 12th, 2013
You love to watch your little one playing and learning, and so do Goddard School teachers. Observation is a core method our teachers use to assess what children are learning, when they are ready to learn new tasks and what their interests are. We use these observations to track the children’s progress, develop lesson plans and share the children’s development with their parents
As parents, we often teach our children, yet they can teach us…

By The Goddard School • May 29th, 2018
Ever noticed how a rise in temperature seems to directly correspond with a rise in the amount of loose change flying out of your purse
What with ice creams, drinks and whatever else they’re begging you for I feel like I shell out money hand over fist as soon as the sun comes out.
With three little people now pretty much eating and drinking and costing the same as each other days out can get…

By The Goddard School • May 2nd, 2018
We asked you what product or strategy helps streamline your mornings and get you out the door on time. These ideas are serious game changers
I wait until I’m at work to have my coffee. It motivates me to get ready and keeps me from lingering.
— Libby Cutler, Richmond, Virginia
I keep the kids’ socks, shoes, and hair stuff next to the garage door so we don’t have to run around for the last…

Fatherhood is a profound, wonderful journey full of moments that you will cherish for a lifetime. Here are five tips for dads who are new to the experience.

“Long days, short years.” How true these words are for parents. Several years ago, a mom with college age children said those words to me, and they resonate

Get talking over the turkey. Tuck a question under each plate, or serve them up with dessert.

5-ingredient mason jar lunch recipes, so that you don't have to worry about what to pack your kids (or yourself) for lunch.

By The Goddard School • July 16th, 2014
Summer is an awesome time of year. It’s full of family get-togethers, trips to the pool and vacations. With all that awesomeness, though, sometimes learning falls by the wayside. Research has shown that some children experience summer learning loss , also known as “summer slide” because their minds aren’t as engaged as they are during the school year. You can help to keep your child’s brain active and prevent summer slide with these five fun…

Spice up snack time with this quick, easy and, most importantly, yummy black bean hummus.

Have a newborn baby? Now is not the time to be cooped up inside. Warm weather awaits!

Buses and trains can provide cheap entertainment—and lasting memories—for your kids, no matter your destination.

Best-selling authors and literacy experts Kylene Beers and Robert E. Probst encourage us to let kids reread texts that interest them. For more strategies abo...

By Susan Magsamen • December 9th, 2015
Susan Magsamen is the Senior Vice President of Early Learning at global learning company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH). She is a member of the Educational Advisory Board for The Goddard School and senior advisor to The Science of Learning Institute and Brain Science Institute at Johns Hopkins University
This piece was originally published on 01/22/2015 on the HMH blog .
The more I think about it, the more I love the analogy of a “ diet…

Pay your income tax, property tax, college tuition, utility and other bills online with a credit card, debit card or other convenient option.

Strategies for raising an adventurous eater (that will eat at least some of his veggies)

Sleep struggles are common among 2- and 3-year-olds, and when you take a look at the huge developmental changes they're going through, it's easy to se

A child's imagination is supposed to run wild when it comes to fantasy play, but it can literally be a nightmare if his mind races at bedtime. Here's how to ease his fears and get some Zzzs.

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Ian passes along some rules to live by when flying with young children.

Beat the weeknight scramble with one of these speedy, protein-packed meals.

We asked kids: What is true love? See their sweet answers in this Kid Talk video.

Here are 19 things which are irresistible to event professionals, but which others outside the industry may not understand or appreciate.

Prayers that anchor your hope in God
Seek God for the City is designed to mobilize many to pray with united, sustained vision for people of your community. The daily prayers are all new and different from last year’s prayer guide. The scriptures and topics help God’s people pray with passionate, full-hearted hope. This timely guide will help God’s people in your congregation to pray beyond themselves with confidence and clarity.
We will Seek God in two simple ways: First we will seek…

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Did you know one in four homeowners is unhappy with their house? Navigate your way to your future—and forever—home with these tips.

By The Goddard School • January 7th, 2014
Children need support and guidance to build and maintain a positive sense of self. As parents, we can facilitate this by helping them craft personal About Me collages that depict positive images and words that resonate with them
To craft an About Me collage, you will need the following materials:
A workspace with enough room to spread out and work
A piece of cardstock or poster board, 8 ½ inches by 11 inches or larger…