Pacific Whale Foundation’s SeaWees: “Mighty Minis” on Wednesdays

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailSeaWees: “Mighty Minis” Now in its 7th year, Seawees is a Wednesday morning program for children ages 3-5 and their parents/caregivers.  A developmentally appropriate early childhood program, SeaWees includes music/movement, demonstrations and guided exploration delivered in a child-centered environment. Sign up for a single class or for the entire[Read more]

AN UPLIFTING DANCE EXPERIENCE

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailAN UPLIFTING DANCE EXPERIENCE – goose bumps and team spirit guaranteed! Kids, teens, adults – we all feel the same sensation in our body while listening to our favorite song. And we start moving  – unconsciously. What about, if we could learn a complete choreography on that specific song?[Read more]

College For Kids New Saturday Classes

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailCollege for Kids begins its 5th year at UHMC, Laulima building under the Office of Continuing Education—the non-credit side of UH. Parents have been showing an increased interest in technology-themed weeks to give their children specialized & concentrated skills that go beyond what they may be able to get[Read more]

Fall Transitions

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailFall is often a time of new beginnings and transitions. For parents of school age children the return to the school time routine is a mixed blessing. Kids who were able to have unstructured time are now having to wake up early be organized and ready to learn. Parents[Read more]

Pacific Whale Foundation, SeaWees: Ocean Ed-venture for Preschoolers

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailPacific Whale Foundation 249-8811, ext. 1 www.pacificwhale.org SeaWees: Ocean Ed-venture for Preschoolers Pacific Whale Foundation’s Discovery Center, Ma’alaea Wednesday mornings (ongoing) 9 am to 10 am ages 3 – 5 A weekly program for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers featuring field trips, activities, songs, and stories with Pacific Whale Foundation’s[Read more]

Maui’s Kailea Tracy-Visintainer Gatorade Runner of Year

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailKailea Tracy-Visintainer Gatorade Runner of Year Kailea, shown with Mr. Scott Winham, Head of the Upper School, is Seabury Hall’s second Gatorade Runner of the Year selected this academic year.  Kailea is a state champion in the 200, 400 and 4×400 meter relay.  Kailea was also selected as a[Read more]

Co-parenting—it’s for you and it’s for the kids

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailCo-parenting—it’s for you and it’s for the kids Don’t put the kids in the middle The term co-parenting is the short version of “cooperative parenting.” It means to parent in a way where separated or divorced parents are partners in the joys and responsibilities of parenting their children— contributions[Read more]

Paying for Preschool

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailChoosing 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. Fortunately there are some resources here on Maui[Read more]

Talking To Your Kids About Natural Disasters

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailHow much do you tell your kids about what’s going on in the world? Here are some ways to explain Japan’s tragic earthquake and tsunami. Understandably, many young children may feel frightened and confused.  Fortunately, most children, even those exposed to trauma, are quite resilient. By creating an open[Read more]

ACUPUNCTURE, ALLERGIES & NAUSEA

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail Allergies are common in children who were born premature, were not breastfed, have poor diet, or family history of respiratory and digestive disorders. Acupuncture effectively treats this condition. A proper diet, based on your child’s consitution, should also be designed to prevent the allergies from coming back. Children[Read more]

ENVIRONMENT AND DEVELOPMENT

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail A child’s traumatic experiences when young may adversely affect their health when they become adults according to researchers at the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University as printed in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Deeply stressful trauma like extreme poverty, emotional and physical abuse,[Read more]