A happy mother looks on as her young son reads a story book

10 Transportation Books for Children Who Love Things that Go!

Young children are often fascinated by cars, boats, planes, trains, trucks and anything else that moves! Vehicles are an exciting part of children’s daily lives,…

Practice ABCs Aboard the Alphabet Train

We love craft projects that also double as learning activities for kids. Help your child create an alphabet train as you practice the ABCs together! Supplies…

Making Music is Fun!

My husband and I love music. We were both band geeks growing up (elementary, high school and college) and we play six instruments between the two of us. Of course, when we were pregnant we were careful about what kind of music our growing baby was exposed to, even in the womb. When Collin was born, I did my best to expose him to high quality music, and yet he still prefers The Fresh Beat Band, a children's TV show…

Making the Most of Your Drive Time

Anyone who has visited Atlanta and driven on the interstates probably knows our great city isn’t the best when it comes to traffic. And I’ll be the first to admit that one of my least favorite things is sitting in the car trying to get from point A to point B. So when my husband and I were house hunting four years ago, our top priority was to live close to our respective offices. We found a great in-town neighborhood,…

Develop Language Skills Through Story Reading

March is National Reading Month, and what better way to celebrate than by diving into a book? As you read, encourage your child to participate. At age 3, your little one can begin interacting with the story by helping to turn pages, naming objects or completing sentences and rhymes in favorite books. This kind of participation in story reading enhances memory, develops listening skills and promotes personal expression. It also fosters language development and creativity, because children understand they have…