Play with Play Dough and Sand

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailPlay with Play Dough and Sand and Begin the Love of Learning: To exercise my imagination. Concepts of size, shape, and volume, empty and full. How to use tools. Concepts of warm and cool, wet, damp and dry, heavy and light. How to play socially with others. To create[Read more]

Infant Massage

infant massage

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailThe ancient art of massage has been practiced by many cultures around the world for centuries, and not just on adults. In Hawaii, lomilomi (healing massage) has been used on both mother and child after birth, especially when babies had stomach ailments.  In recent years, we’ve seen a resurgence[Read more]

Get Crafty This Holiday Season!

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailTODDLER CRAFTS FOR CHRISTMAS Get the keiki involved this holiday season with fun, easy-to-make crafts they’ll love! Christmas Cinnamon Ornaments You’ll need: 1. 1 cup applesauce 2. 1 ounce cinnamon 3. 1 ounce ground cloves 4. 1 ounce ground nutmeg 5. 1 ounce ground ginger 6. Cinnamon for the cutting board Combine[Read more]

Creating Halloween Memories

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailCreating Halloween Memories Traditions are fun and they create memories, and they also help you with the planning process. Traditions during Halloween are no different. Here are some easy ways to start Halloween traditions and help you with the planning. 1. Head to the dentist. Yup, the dentist. Halloween[Read more]

Not-So-Secrets For A Great Birth

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailPeople are always asking, “How do I get through labor?” They want to know about the latest fad that will magically make their labor effortless and easy. First, labor is hard work; that’s why it’s called labor. That doesn’t mean that it can’t still be an amazing experience. Luckily,[Read more]

First Annual Baby Expo 2017

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail Queen Ka’ahumanu Center and Maui Family Magazine Present the 1st Annual Baby Expo 2017 Where: Queen Ka’ahumanu Center Saturday When: September 30th, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Join us for the island’s largest Keiki Crawling Contest, show off those baby dimples in a Photo Contest, stroll the Maui[Read more]

MAUI BABY EXPO BOOTH APPLICATIONS

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailQueen Ka’ahumanu Center & Maui Family Magazine present the 1st Maui Baby Expo on Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 10am to 2:00pm. This family-fun event is focused on parents and expecting parents, along with Maui baby and keiki 0-5 years of age. The schedule includes parent/keiki education, Maui Keiki[Read more]

Capturing Summer Memories

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailWith all the camps, beach trips, hikes and lazy days of summer, give your child a way to save all of the memories. Your kids will love to look back on them for years to come. Capture it Whether going away on vacation or making it a staycation, let[Read more]

Breast Pumps Offered Through Insurance

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailGammie HomeCare is proud to announce that you can now obtain electric breast pumps locally through your insurance! Most insurance plans offer this benefit at no charge to you. The Ardo Calypso electric breast pump is the quietest pump on the market; it allows comfortable and efficient pumping with[Read more]

Intentions Maui

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailIntentions for Magickal Mamas and their babes focuses on the well-being of women with an emphasis on their pregnancy, birthing and motherhood journeys. In this anthropogenic world of environmentally contaminating processes and toxins Intentions encourages safe, Earth friendly and health conscious alternatives to other mainstream counterparts. They provide wholesome and[Read more]

WHEN TODDLERS ARE PICKY EATERS

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailWHEN TODDLERS ARE  PICKY EATERS Fighting over food is never fun at the dinner table. Every parent seems to have the same problem with at least one of their children, or maybe all of them. The food is either “yucky” or “gross”. They may not like the food you[Read more]

Saving Money for Your Children

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailThere are different ways to save money for your child’s future depending on what type of financial objectives need to be fulfilled. Federal Credit Unions are great ways to begin that process. They have low fees, great service, and a sole purpose to serve its members. Since they are not for[Read more]

Conquer Kid Clutter

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail Conquer Kid Clutter- The stuff that comes with having kids seems to duplicate in ever astonishing numbers. Between artwork, school papers, toys picked up while on your errand to Town, or clothes and shoes…kids come with a lot of stuff! Here are some ways to tame the clutter[Read more]

Preventing Falls

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailUnintentional injuries claim close to 300 lives every month in the United States – and that’s just for children under the age of four. Although these years can be the most precious for parents because of a toddler’s unceasing desire for discovery, there are inherent dangers around the house[Read more]

Finding The Right Preschool

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailFinding The Right Preschool Dear Dr. Heather, What should I be looking for in a preschool for my son? Signed, Cory in Kihei   Dear Cory, I consult at preschools a lot. What I’ve noticed is how much the atmosphere varies from classroom to classroom. A great classroom is[Read more]

Giving Dad Time to Shine

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailGiving Dad Time to Shine Before the Baby Arrives New dads need to start early to begin bonding with the baby. Talking to the baby while in utero is a good start as research has found that babies can distinguish voices as early as 30 weeks. This can help[Read more]