Travel in Whippany, NJ

By The Goddard School • April 21st, 2010
A wonderful way to play with and teach children is to bring them into your world, where ‘real-life’ happens. Children love to do ‘grown-up’ things and to imitate you. And when they contribute, they see themselves as players and get a well-earned self-esteem boost!
Age-Appropriate Chore Ideas
Collect dirty laundry

Toddlers know what they want, but they can't always tell you. Here's how to deal.

Simple, play-based activities you can do with your infant to help him or her develop motor and learning skills

By The Goddard School • December 18th, 2018
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Teachers form the backbone of our educational system. They teach us everything we need to know in and beyond the classroom, and with endless enthusiasm, patience, and compassion along the way.
As the year winds down, it’s only proper to show them some love and appreciation. Teaching any…

By The Goddard School • November 1st, 2018
Be ready to listen and help create a plan
A creeping feeling of dread comes the first time the teacher reaches out . Early in the school year, the teacher pulls you aside or sends an email saying,“Can we find some time to talk?” Most parents know in the back of their mind some behavior challenges are on the horizon , but don’t know how they’ll manifest in school. As a parent, the conversations that…

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…

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

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…

Construction industry spending in New York City is expected to reach $59.3 billion in 2019 and $56.4 billion in 2020, according to a recent report.

With holiday meals soon to be in full swing, our younger diners may benefit from these simple tips for minding their manners when dining with others. •If the meal is not buffet style, wait until everyone has been seated and has their food before beginning to eat. •Place your napkin in your lap before beginning to eat and use it to dab your mouth, when necessary. •If you have to blow your nose or pick your teeth, excuse yourself to go to another…

Marx Realty has purchased a pair of Lower Manhattan office buildings, at 135 and 161 Bowery, from a joint venture for $48.5 million.

YJP-NY Aug. 21: Heritage at Young Jewish Professionals will host Torah With The CEOs, an ongoing series featuring a private roundtable discussion around present issues and relevant topics on Jewish business life in NYC. Light food and an open bar is included. Speakers include Sander Gerber, CEO, Hudson Bay Capital; Sam Katz, Managing Partner, TZP; …