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]

Do You Have Homework?

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailDo You Have Homework? Homework!  Is it a dreaded word in your home? It can be if your child has a unique learning style and needs extra help to stay on task.  Having been in school all day, working hard in academics and social skills, and then coming home[Read more]

Diaper Service on Maui

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailMālama ʻāina, one diaper at a time! Like most expecting parents, there are many questions and decisions to make before a baby is born – doctor or mid-wife; hospital or home birth; the right stroller and car seat; bottle or breastfeed and diapering.   The Hard Facts Just for[Read more]

3rd Annual Maui Baby Expo

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailQueen Ka’ahumanu Center and Maui Family Magazine present the 3rd Annual Maui Baby Expo at Queen Ka’ahumanu Center on Saturday, September 28 from 10am to 1pm. Join us for the island’s largest Keiki Crawling Contest, stroll the Maui Keiki Resource Fair and much more! All members of the family[Read more]

What’s The Risk?

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailWhat’s The Risk? Allowing children to take risks is counterintuitive to our instinct to keep them safe. The code of ethics utilized by Early Childhood Practitioners states, “Above all, we shall not harm children,” but are we harming them by bubble-wrapping playgrounds and eliminating challenging play? An infant taking[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]

Back to School Event

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailBig Brothers Big Sisters of Maui (808) Back to School Event Big Brothers Big Sisters of Maui Mentoring Center200 Waimaluhia Lane, WailukuWednesday, July 31st5:30-7:30pmK-12th grade Come learn about the three different one-to-one mentoring programs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Maui has to offer while getting your childready for school with[Read more]

Summer PALS students receive a great opportunity!

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailSummer PALS students get a special opportunity to see Disney’s Frozen Jr. Live! As Maui Academy of Performing Arts prepares for the final weekend of Disney’s Frozen, Jr. they will present two special shows on Thursday, July 25th. 750 students from the Summer PALS program are going to have[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]

Why is Lead a Problem?

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailThere is no safe level of lead.  Young children are at high risk for lead poisoning because their bodies are still developing and absorb more lead. Young children also like to play on the ground and tend to put their hands and other objects into their mouth, putting them[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]

Youth savings program launched with free ice cream by Maui FCU

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailMaui Federal Credit Union today announced the launch of a youth share account program to encourage financial awareness among kids and teens. Youth who signup starting today can enjoy free ice cream on Friday, July 19 at the Kahului main branch at 107 E. Wakea Ave. To celebrate National[Read more]