Homework and Your Keiki!

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailHOMEWORK SPACES Separate space delegated just for homework, it doesn’t always work out that way. Some children who are easily distracted need a quiet place to get their work done, and others need to have some company in order to accomplish their homework tasks. So think about where studying[Read more]

Choosing the Right School For You and Your Child

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailChoosing the right school can be a daunting task. Here are some ways to find the right one for you and your child. Maui Family Magazine has created a wonderful resource for you to see the schools on Maui and then find the right one for your child. Be[Read more]

Test Taking Tips

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailWhen we ask a child what they really like about school, “I love to take tests” is not what they declare.  Kids of all ages usually dread “the test”.  Sure some teachers might call it a quiz or a quest, but we must call a spade, a spade.  A[Read more]

Anger & Parenting

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailWe all want to be the best parents we can be. We protect our children and try to always make sure they are safe. We don’t leave them alone. We tell them to always look both ways before they cross the street. We ask them not to speak with[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]

What To Do with Kids Over the Summer

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailFor many families, with summer comes summer camps. While these camps can help you keep your children safe and engaged during the months off of school, there is also room to let the kids run without a schedule. According to Dr. Alvin Rosenfeld, a psychiatrist on the faculty of Harvard[Read more]

Start Cooking With Your Kids

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailStart Cooking With Your Kids It’s amazing how children love trying new foods when they are the ones to cook them, so give your kids a chance to practice their cooking skills. Here’s the recipe for getting the kids involved in the kitchen. Stir. Kids love to get in[Read more]

Beating the Sick Day Blues

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail Beating the Sick Day Blues When the coughs and sniffles have a hold of your child it can be hard to keep them from getting bored while getting better. Here are some ways to help your little one get over the flu bug and maybe even crack a[Read more]

Tips for Keeping Children’s Eyes Healthy

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailTIPS FOR KEEPING CHILDREN’S EYES HEALTHY By Dr. Colleen Ichiyama-Kong We do everything with our eyes on a daily basis. Our eyes are the windows to our world. Here are some tips for keeping your child’s eyes healthy: TiP #1: Get annual eye exams. If your child has not[Read more]