Help Your Child Succeed in School

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail Ensuring your child stays on track at school is easier than you think. Consider the following steps to support your child as he or she navigates school life. Visit the school website and campus. Knowing the campus will help your child feel more comfortable with new surroundings. School[Read more]

The Power of Perspective

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailA Simple Way To Tame Your Fears People often say it’s hard to change. Change takes a lot of work. But is that really true? What if a simple shift in perspective could change your outlook on life and that shift could create the physical body to change. Here’s[Read more]

Healthy Breakfast Ideas Your Kids Will Love

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailYou want your kids to eat healthy for breakfast, but it can be a challenge to find meals that are both healthy and appealing to kids at the same time. Try these recipes to meet both needs: Breakfast Quesadillas Ingredients include: 2 flour tortillas, 1 tablespoon butter, 2 hard-boiled[Read more]

Play for the Brain…

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailProper brain development in early childhood is critical, and current research is shining a light on how best to support children during this stage of development. The human brain is not a finished organ at birth — in fact, another 10 or 12 years are needed before even a[Read more]

Encourage Bravery in Your Preschooler

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailFor three- and four-year-olds beginning to step out into the world from the safety of mom and dad’s arms, there can be much to fear – whether it be a bump in the night or walking into a new classroom. Bravery is a trait that can be developed, and[Read more]

Being The New Kid In School

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailStarting at a new school can sometimes be a difficult transition for both you and your child. There is a new school layout to learn, new teachers and new faces. In order to make it an easier situation, talk with your child about their feelings in regards to the[Read more]

Sleep Solutions for the School Year

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailIf you are looking for ways to help your child perform better at school, take a look at their sleep. Researchers have found that getting adequate z’s can have measurable positive effects on focus, behavior, learning and memory – all skills that are vital to school success. (The American[Read more]

The Art of “Me Time”

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail“Rest and self-care are so important. When you take time to replenish your spirit, it allows you to serve others from the overflow. You cannot serve from an empty vessel.” – Eleanor Brownn As parents, the demands of parenting, working, volunteering, etc. can weigh us down. Often times we[Read more]

Summer Art Crafts

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail Get outside with these super fun summer craft ideas. These activities will let your little one get messy while making beautiful art. Let the kids do these in their bathing suits or in old clothes. Spray bottle painting What you’ll need: Canvas Five or six spray bottles Water[Read more]

Create a Summer Bucket List

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailbuck·et list: noun: number of experiences or achievements that a person hopes to have or accomplish during their lifetime. It’s summertime. Time for adventure, exploring and making new memories. Start summer off with a fun bucket list created by the whole family and get ready to have some fun.[Read more]

Summer Picnics: What to Bring and Where to Go

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailSummer is the perfect time for a picnic! Grab these go-to items for an instant meal on the road: Fruit-infused water and drinks. Re-use glass bottles with lids to take with you on your picnic. Fill bottles with water, fresh fruit, and herbs, such as strawberries, lemons, mint, or[Read more]

Haole Rot (A Common Fungal Infection)

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailHaole Rot or as they call it in the medical field Tinea Versicolor is a common skin fungal infection. It affects all ages and develops from sweat mixing with an overgrowth of yeast on the skin’s surface. Haole rot is usually more noticeable with sun exposure as all areas[Read more]

Tips For Helping Your Child Give Up Thumb Sucking

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailAs a sleep-deprived parent of an infant, you might have been thankful when your baby found his thumb and learned to soothe himself. But now that he’s older, you’re finding it a frustratingly stubborn habit. Never fear. We’ve gathered four ideas from moms who have convinced their child to[Read more]

Music Makes for Mo’ Bettah Keiki

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailby Jamie McOuat, Family Hui Hawaii “There is an intrinsic joy in sharing music. It’s not instructional; it’s fun and within all that fun these other things take place.” – Uncle Wayne Watkins Early language exposure, especially through music, lays the foundation for speaking, reading and writing. Babies soak[Read more]

Enjoy Your Summer Pregnancy

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailFor Maui moms, this article could be titled, “Enjoy Your Maui Pregnancy,” since we are in the land of the “endless summer.” If you’re pregnant and wondering how to handle the heat and humidity, these tips may help: Drink plenty of water. During the warmer months, our bodies need[Read more]