Author Archives: Sylvia Hicks

Stress Management Tips for Parents

Stress Management Tips
There’s no doubt about it—parenting can be stressful. You’re juggling a full-time job with being a full-time parent, and while your kids are adorable, they do sometimes misbehave! Your anxiety and stress will affect your kids over time, so it’s best to learn and practice simple stress manage

Benefits of Hands-On Learning

Hands on Learning
How do you keep kids engaged, encourage them to remember what they’ve learned and promote a creative classroom environment? Hands-on learning! Here are some of the benefits of hands-on learning: Hands-on, brains on Hands-on learning engages multiple parts of children’s brains—the right brain t

Three Crucial Health Tips for Back to School

Back to School Health
The new school year has just begun, and it’s the perfect time to focus on your child’s health. Here are some health tips for back to school: Communicate with the school about your child’s health Make sure teachers and administrators are aware of any chronic medical conditions your child might

How Kids Can Continue Learning During Summer

Kids Learning in Summer
Summer is a time to relax and enjoy plenty of fun in the sun, but it’s also an important opportunity for kids to continue learning so they’ll be ready for school in the fall. Did you know that teachers spend about four to eight weeks each fall reviewing and reteaching material that kids forgot o

How Parents Can Co-Parent to Help Their Children Adapt to Divorce

How to Co-Parent
Divorce is difficult for everyone—especially kids. If you have a difficult relationship with your ex-partner, it can be hard to keep that toxicity from spilling over and affecting your children. However, healthy co-parenting can help your children adapt to divorce and have positive relationships w

Five Summer Safety Tips for Children

Summer safety tips
Summer is almost here, bringing pool parties, barbecues and lots of fun in the sun. However, summer also brings sunburns, bug bites and other safety hazards that your family can avoid with some preparation and know-how. Read on to discover some handy summer safety tips for children: Protect kids fro

How You Can Prepare Your Child for Preschool

Preschool Prep
The day has arrived—you’re about to send your child off to preschool. At Children’s Enchanted Learning Center, we know that the time can be both exciting and scary for parents. To many, it meanstheir child is off on their own for the first time ever, and his or her education has finally begun.

Why Children Should Write in Journals

Benefits of Children Writing in Journals
Writing in a journal every day has numerous benefits for kids of all ages. It’s a pressure-free way for them to build skills, explore ideas, work out problems and express themselves. Read on to learn more about why children should write in journals. Writing in journals is an important outlet for f

Self-Care

There are so many times we need to hit the pause button as we are parenting for our own self-care and the care of our family. As we near the Holidays this becomes more and more apparent. Many parents and caregivers become consumed by the ever-growing needs of their children and forget about their ow