Staying In Touch With Off Island Family

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailMany of us have friends and family who live either on another island or on the mainland. Here are five fun ways to help your keiki stay in touch with far away family. Create flashcards with family members’ photos and names on them. This is fun and helps your[Read more]

Valentine’s Day Traditions

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailValentine’s Day Traditions For many of us Valentine’s Day brings up memories of tiny cards, candy hearts, roses and maybe some chocolate. Those are staples on what is known as the day of love. However, if you are looking to create some new traditions and family time around the[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]

Stress Remedies for Mom

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailStress is a natural physiological response in the body which prepares us to “fight or flight” when a life threatening situation arises. As a result, adrenaline surges into our bodies, making our hearts beat faster, pupils dilate, blood vessels constrict, and muscles contract. However, in today’s modern world, life[Read more]

Tips for Keeping Your Marriage STRONG

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailTips for Keeping Your Marriage STRONG Always keeping in tune with your partner can be a tough task. Between children and work, bills and life’s happenings, a marriage can fall flat, become stressful or worse, be ignored. When a marriage becomes weakened by everyday life or isn’t fed properly,[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]

10 Tips for Family Hiking Fun

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailA family hike is a wonderful way to explore nature, get exercise and create memories. Best of all, a hike is a great way to get those kiddos tired so they sleep well. Here are some tips to make hiking fun and safe for the family. 1. Wear the[Read more]

Maui Made Lemonade: All in the Ohana!

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail There’s no shortcut to awesome! (Jonathan Silva, Maui Made Lemonade) Aloha Maui Family! Maui Made Lemonade has been serving up handcrafted fresh fruit drinks at the new-ish Food Truck Court located near Costco in Kahului, Hawaii, for a while now. But the concept behind Maui Made Lemonade is[Read more]

Giving Back

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailParents  lament about the loss of the christmas spirit. However, Christmas is the perfect time to bring the family closer together by embarking on a project of giving together. It’s hard for our children to learn the gift of giving unless parents or families go out of their way[Read more]

Children at Family Gatherings

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailThe Holidays are the few times during the year when the extended family gets together. There are a lot of potential pitfalls with children and grown ups alike that can be avoided or navigated with more ease.     Children are always a concern as parents are worried about how[Read more]

Maui Family Weekend Guide: May 10-12

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailSeabury Hall 40th Annual Craft Fair Saturday, May 11 9:00am – 5:00pm Enjoy glorious Upcountry Maui’s favorite Springtime event. Seabury Hall will celebrate its 40th annual Craft Fair, which has been raising money for financial aid since 1973. The juried Craft Fair features more than 100 local artisans, live entertainment,[Read more]

Maui Family Weekend Guide: May 3-5

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailFinal Two Performances of Fresher Ahi (presented by Maui Academy of Performing Arts) This Friday, May 3 and Saturday, May 4 7:30pm on Friday and Saturday Steppingstone Playhouse, Queen Ka’ahumanu Center Much mahalo to Maui audiences for making Fresher Ahi such a hit! Last weekend’s shows were sold out[Read more]