As a coach for youth basketball leagues, it is up to you to set the tone for the season for your basketball team. Before the season even starts, you need to be preparing for it by holding a parents' meeting and planning how you want your first practice to go. Hold a Parents' Meeting Before the season starts, you are going to want to hold a parents' meeting. In youth sports, parents are responsible for getting their children to and from practice. [Read More]
Getting Girls Interested In STEM: What Can You Do?
While STEM appeals to millennials, there is a strong need to pass enthusiasm onto the young female demographic. Considering the fact that STEM-- in all its versatile manifestations, like product innovations, data analytics, e-commerce and wearables, among other areas-- is the future of all facets of life, it is imperative for girls to become digital natives. So, How Do You Get Girls Involved in STEM Start Early All facets of learning are interesting for girls until they enter the pre-puberty age (8-10) where their interest in STEM begins to wane. [Read More]
How To Keep Your Children Safe After School While You Are Still At Work
Are you a single parent? Perhaps you are married and both you and your spouse work outside of the home. If you have children, you have probably already made arrangements for them to be safely entertained during the summer school break. However, you may still be trying to come up with a plan for this school year that is quickly approaching. From keeping your child safe at home to arranging for after school programs for your preschoolers, here are some ideas that might help you to plan ahead. [Read More]
Establishing Trust Though Open Communication - Questions For Your Child's Daycare Service
As a parent, one of the most stressful days of your life is likely to be the first day you trust the well being of your child to someone outside of your family. Eventually all birds leave the nest, but while they're still young, it's vital that you develop a strong relationship with the people responsible for day to day care. One of the best ways to develop that relationship is to lay all of your concerns out in the open and have a frank discussion about some of your biggest concerns. [Read More]