Parenting Behaviors that Cripple Kids

This is a great article.  Here is the link and article highlights http://www.forbes.com/sites/kathycaprino/2014/01/16/7-crippling-parenting-behaviors-that-keep-children-from-growing-into-leaders/ 1. We don’t let our children experience risk We live in a world that warns us of danger at every turn. The “safety first” preoccupation enforces our fear of losing our kids, so we do  everything we can to protect them. It’s

Obstical Courses: Gross Motor and Speech Development

I love obstacle courses and as the weather gets colder and wetter, I tend to use them more in my classroom.  The following is a blog I often give to parents: “What is an obstacle course? An obstacle course is a series of challenging physical activities an individual must navigate through. The activities often require