Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailBy Lisa Kimura One of the most fun “firsts” is baby’s first food. Messy and photo-worthy, it’s always a memorable experience, whether baby enjoyed it or not! The first question many parents ask is when to introduce solids to their little one. While it’s fun to start exploring with[Read more]
Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail Sometimes on this tiny island, we can forget how natural and strong the instinct to fear the water is. Here are three tips on how to help your child overcome a fear or resistance to water (or anything else really!). Grow the Good. Create an environment of small[Read more]
Choosing a preschool is an exciting time as you watch your child develop. However, preschool is not inexpensive and many families find themselves struggling to cover the cost associated with this big first step of preparing your child for the future.
Haleakala Waldorf School believes that quality begets quality, and that education is an act of transformation. Combine intellectually curious students with outstanding teachers in a program that is both academically challenging and personally supportive.
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The ROOTS mission is to provide educational and learning programs that allow children to think independently, engage collaboratively, make connections across disciplines, realize their talents, and apply their learning in the world.
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Maui Preparatory Academy is an independent college preparatory day school for Preschool through 12th grade students of all economic backgrounds and diverse cultures. It is the only school of its kind located in West Maui.
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Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailRaising a bilingual child is both marvelous and challenging. Enough studies and scholarly articles have demonstrated how speaking more than one native language benefits children’s cognitive development. As parents of three (now grown up) bilingual children, my British husband and French self could only observe on a daily basis[Read more]
Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailThere are many, many families with children whose parents have divorced, live in separate homes and have divided up parenting responsibilities. There is the book, Mom’s House, Dad’s House, by Isolina Ricci, Ph.D., which discusses how to set up two separate but equal homes. I think about the purple[Read more]
Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailThe person before you at the grocery checkout coughs, then sneezes before swiping their credit card. You pay cash to avoid touching a contaminated card reader. You have no desire to catch what they have. With more than 200 viruses known to cause it, the common cold can seem[Read more]
Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail “Helicopter parenting” has become synonymous with “bad parenting” in our society. But truth be told, most parents have tendencies to stick close in one area of life or another with their kids. If you want to know where you may be hovering, consider the fears you have for[Read more]
Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail“Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.” – Oscar Wilde You can keep that love ablaze in your heart by spending time with your significant other on specially planned date nights. Once children come, it can be[Read more]
Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailYou sign your child up to play a sport. And then comes the phone call: the team is short of coaches. Would you consider helping out? If you want to say yes, but worry that you don’t have what it takes, we’ve rounded up a list of winning qualities[Read more]
Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail With many teachers moving toward online collaboration, and some schools using Internet-dependent laptops for students’ schoolwork, the amount of time our children need to be online is only likely to increase. This means we need to be training them to handle the challenges of an Internet workspace –[Read more]