Run Forest Run Front Street Mile & 5k/10k

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailThe Run Forest Run Front Street Mile and 5k/10k is just around the corner, on September 15th. Both the 5k/10k start at 8am in front of Bubba Gump Shrimp Company. Both events are out and back courses and flat. Medals will be given out to the top 3 finishers[Read more]

Grow Some Good

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail For many Maui students, back to school also means back to the garden. School gardens have become an intrinsic part of learning and have sprung up from teacher and student requests. Grow Some Good (GSG), a key provider of school gardens on Maui, got its start in 2008[Read more]

Mini Maven Social Pop Up Events

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail Mini Maven Social creates crafty social hours and pop up events. They encourage you to indulge in your creative selves by creating specialty crafty workshops, customer tailored to fit your needs.  Whether it be a birthday party, special milestone to be celebrated or just plain old creative time[Read more]

ICU Program New on Maui

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail ICU, Inspiring Children Universally, is a very unique and exciting mind development program for all children around the world, which was created by Nicola Farmer, who lives in the U.K. The ICU program is designed to awaken dormant areas of the midbrain, activate the pineal gland, as well as[Read more]

Improve Your Child’s Critical Thinking Skills

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail“If it’s on the Internet it must be true.” Adults say this tongue in cheek. But for kids, learning to distinguish reliable from unreliable sources is one reason critical thinking skills matter. And while you might believe teaching critical thinking belongs in the classroom, there are ways you can[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]

Team Sports Vs. Individual Sports

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail Not all kids are alike. And while Kai down the street may flourish playing on a soccer team, Tosh is more of a solo player and likes individual sports. Both individual and team sports have their pluses and minuses. Let’s check it out… Individual Sports Individual sports such[Read more]

Raising a Good Listener

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailBy Kiegan Blake How do you teach your child to be a good listener…especially in these times of instant technology & multi-tasking? The key is to carve out time each day for face-to-face interaction with your child. Being a good listener involves: Being calm, which promotes attention and availability to[Read more]

Homework Help: 10 Smart Tips to Make Homework Stress-Free

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailHomework Help: 10 Smart Tips to Make Homework Stress-Free 1. Feed the brain. Give your student a healthy snack of carrots and cucumbers, or hummus and pita. Fuel their brains and then move on to tip #2. 2. Get it out of the way. Getting homework out of the[Read more]

Pediatric Acupuncture

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail  Acupuncture isn’t all needles. It can be an alternative way to address colic, common colds, asthma,earaches, eczema and more. Acupuncture needles for children?…YES!!! You can treat children with needles quite effectively, and no… it isn’t ouchie. However, in Oriental medicine, we usually administer treatment without needles using a[Read more]

Parent Teacher Communication

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailTeacher-parent conferences are short and offer you only a few minutes to talk to one of the most important adults in your child’s life. So what parent teacher conference questions do you ask? Or perhaps you should let the teacher lead? Think of a parent-teacher conference much like an[Read more]