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]

Haole Rot (A Common Fungal Infection)

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailHaole Rot or as they call it in the medical field Tinea Versicolor is a common skin fungal infection. It affects all ages and develops from sweat mixing with an overgrowth of yeast on the skin’s surface. Haole rot is usually more noticeable with sun exposure as all areas[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]

8 Tips to Ease Into Bedtime

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail8 Tips to Ease Into Bedtime “Let him sleep, for when he wakes, he will move mountains” -Napoleon Getting enough sleep is extremely important for all of us and especially for kids. A good night’s sleep helps them concentrate at school, ward off illness, and helps mom and dad[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]

Time Out or Time In?

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailTime Out or Time In? By Kiegan Blake Parents frequently ask me about the effectiveness of using Time Out as a strategy for dealing with their children’s challenging behavior. I believe that it can play a role, but it’s important to look at what you want to achieve. Likely you[Read more]

How to Teach Your Keiki Good Manners

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailHow to Teach Your Keiki Good Manners Imagine you are sitting down to a nice family dinner out, the restaurant is bustling and then your little seven year old lets out a huge belch. You are mortified, and he is laughing. Now, this can happen even to the best of[Read more]