Why Your Kids Should Eat Breakfast, and What They Should Eat

Good morning sunshine! Eating breakfast is incredibly important for both adults and children alike – according to science and personal experience. A hangry child does not make for a happy or focused child, as many a mom, dad, teacher, or… Read More

7 Back to School Tips for A Fresh Start

A fresh school year has rolled around yet again! Regardless of how last year or this summer went for the kids in your life, now’s the time and opportunity to help them create a fresh start for a bright new… Read More

3 Tricks for Encouraging Unstructured Play

Ah, unstructured play…it’s touted by experts as crucial for healthy childhood development, and we all had at least some of it in our own childhoods. Yet, in this era of information and technology, it can be hard to “let go”… Read More

What Makes Kids Laugh?

A child’s giggle is music to our ears! So what makes them laugh? It varies over time and with their development. Here are some giggles and joke milestones to look forward to… — 0-1 Year Baby giggles at novelty and… Read More

3 Ways Having Kids Play Offline Brings You Peace of Mind

Parents, teachers, nannies, camp counselors, and anyone else who has cared for an antsy, unruly child or set of children, we feel your plight…it often seems a lot easier to have them pop out their phones (or grab yours) than… Read More

5 Scientifically Backed Benefits of Screen Free Time for Kids

It’s remarkable how much science and technology have progressed in the last 20 years, since the advent of the internet. Yet, children’s brain’s haven’t caught up! Childhood development remains as rooted in evolution as ever (as any Mom, Dad, or… Read More

Who is Millie?

Millie was a joyful, zany, and a bit mischievous woman. She’s the mother of Jane, grandmother of Jennifer McIntosh, and great-grandmother of Cassie McIntosh. Millie used to carry around a box of recipe cards full of kids activities to entertain… Read More