Travel in Wellington, FL

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…

By The Goddard School • August 15th, 2013
Jack Maypole, MD
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 • October 31st, 2018
This makes all those celebrations a lot less stressful
Birthday season —it’s like the flu. When it comes, it comes at you hard. I’m no expert but I’ve attended my fair share of birthday parties in my three-and-a-half years in the parenting game and have learned some lessons along the way. Since our daughter’s social agenda has become ours as a family, my husband and I have created a system of parenting tricks to save…

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…

These more than 25 Thanksgiving activities for toddlers will keep little hands busy and out of trouble during the holiday season.

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 • 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…

We’ve been told our little boys are naturally more active and aggressive, our girls innately more caring and cooperative—but some experts beg to differ.

From Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales
Wikipedia is one of the most visited websites in the world
Commerce is fine. Advertising is not evil. But it doesn't belong here. Not in Wikipedia.
Wikipedia is something special. It is like a library or a public park. It is like a temple for the mind. It is a place we can all go to think, to learn, to share our knowledge with others.
When I founded Wikipedia, I could have made it into a for-profit company…

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 newscred • April 23rd, 2018
It’s never too early to learn about financial responsibility
Working moms already do a great job in leading by example and teaching their kids about the value of hard work, but one mom took things a bit further by actually giving her daughter imaginary bills and checks to teach her some key financial lessons.
Lynn Brooks, a working mom of two from Birmingham, AL, posted her parenting hack on Facebook where it has since been shared more…

“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

The words you speak to your children can become self-fulfilling prophecies. Positive words can have a positive impact extending well into adulthood.

Remember, sleep is very important for a growing child. If your child repeatedly gets up after you have tucked him in, calmly take his hand and return him to his

ATTENTION MATES! JOEY'S OUTBACK IS HAVING SOME PHONE ISSUES, SOME CALLS WILL GO THROUGH SOME WILL NOT. COMCAST IS "LOOKING INTO IT". THEY THINK IT MAY BE ANOTHER NETWORK THAT IS NOT ABLE TO...

Volunteering is an enriching experience for everyone involved. Families have more opportunities and more reasons than ever to volunteer together.

Private party host for entire party
Guest Invitations
Tablecloths, utensils, paper plates and napkins
Personal visit from Outback's "Joey"
"I'm a mate" t-shirt and "free hop" for birthday child
Play for the rest of the day!
You bring the the three "C's"; the cake, candles and children!
Best of all, we do the set up, serving and clean up!

Most commonly used at holiday time, family newsletters are a great way to keep family and friends both near and far up to date on all of your family’s

Believe it or not, temper tantrums are an important part of your toddler's emotional health and well-being.

Private party host for entire party
Guest Invitations
Tablecloths, utensils, paper plates and napkins
Personal visit from Outback's "Joey"
"I'm a mate" t-shirt and "free hop" for birthday child
Play for the rest of the day!
You bring the the three "C's"; the cake, candles and children!
Best of all, we do the set up, serving and clean up!

Take responsibility for empowering students, and avoid the schooling habits that train them to seek a single right answer instead of exploring the learning process.

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

It’s a busy life filled with lots of things to do and even more distractions. But there’s one pursuit that can be fun for everyone involved, plus it has benefits that will have a lifelong impact. All that’s needed is a comfy place, an adult, one child or more, and a good book to share.

Your stash of broken crayons have a new purpose. When melted down, they create these fun rainbow shapes, perfect for loot bags.

Raising a young child involves so many daily challenges that it's likely you have little free time to think about your financial future.

George Michael, the founding member of Wham!, died peacefully in his sleep over the Christmas period at the age of 53.

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…

Eye-opening facts about babies, children, and sleep — and advice on how to get everyone snoozing soundly.

More wine? Sure. But you may consider tossing these items in, too. They might seem small or insignificant, but they can make the meal you worked so hard on even better—with almost zero effort.

If you're planning a first birthday party for your baby, here are 10 adorable themes to make the event memorable for everyone.

The ride-hailing giant teamed up with AB InBev to transport beer in an autonomous vehicle, which they say is the world’s first such commercial delivery.

September is National Baby Safety Month. Check out these surprising "don'ts" that many parents still do.

Most American families throw away $1,600 every year, and it's literally rotting in the garbage can in the form of food waste.

Spruce up snack time with these fast, easy, healthy and delicious snack ideas!

Your child does not say many words yet? What can you do to boost his language learning?

Between my early morning workouts and my 45-minute commute to the office, there often isn’t time to whip up breakfast in the morning. That being said, I am constantly looking for new and delicious make-ahead recipes that are not only healthy, but can also be made ahead and eaten on-the-go or at the office. Each of [...]

Whether you’re picnicking in the park, enjoying a beach day, or even hanging out in the backyard, these fun games will keep the whole family involved.

Are you making these common errors when it comes to dosing your kids?

Here are some no-tech games that you may have enjoyed as a kid. I sure did. Some can be done indoors. Some can be done by yourself or with just one friend. But most of them are best when done outside with a group of people. Also, most of these games can be changed or improved by making up your own rules. Use your imagination!