Tips & Tools for Parents

January 29, 2018

Tummy Time – Why is it so important?

[quote author_name=”Jenni Rice” author_description=”Director & Owner” author_image=”https://www.halseyschools.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Jenni-Rice-Owner-Director.jpg” size=”small” style=”solid”] When your baby is awake and someone is watching her, your baby should spend as much time as possible on her tummy. However, to reduce the risk of sudden unexpected infant death (SUIDs),  including sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), it is important to always put your baby to sleep […]

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November 14, 2017

How to Acknowledge Instead of Praise

[quote author_name=”Jenni Rice” author_description=”Director & Owner” author_image=”https://www.halseyschools.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Jenni-Rice-Owner-Director.jpg” size=”small” style=”solid”] You’ve probably said “good job!” 1000s of times. I know I have. But there are better ways to offer acknowledgment and authentic support to your children. [/quote] Narrate what you see When you make short objective statements like, “You painted a picture of a house,” or […]

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August 14, 2017

Sunburns last forever – Protect your child

A sunburn today can lead to skin cancer tomorrow Whenever outdoors your child’s skin needs protection from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays. Protective clothing, hats, sunglasses, and sunblocks are a must. Sun facts Cumulative long term unprotected sun exposure increases your child’s risk of skin cancers later in life. Just a few serious sunburns can increase […]

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