Tips for Getting Your Child Engaged for School.

21 creative consequences . . . all I can say is that I'm glad my Mom wasn't on Pinterest when I was a child! some of these are really clever ideas....I will definitely be trying some of these

Great for a child who already can identify colors. goes one step further- recognize the word that matches the color! I would pair the spanish words as well :-)

71 Things Your Child Needs to Know Before Kindergarten...

Top 5 Ways to Teach Your Child to Spell Her Name.

free printable kindergarten readiness checklist - what does my child need to know before kindergarten?

24 Tips to Get Kids to Clean Up Their Toys - From Moms Who've Been There at B-Inspired Mama #parenting #kids

Sense of Wonder: Raising a Motivated Child

Why you should never say "hurry up" to your child, and what you can do instead.

The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind by Daniel J. Siegel, http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004J4X32U/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_fVSTub1GPKCSD

Teaching Kids how to Write their Name

If you're busy and don't know how you're going to teach your toddler anything new on a daily basis, try out this simple tot school schedule. It takes minutes to fill out and only minutes to teach your child each day.

4 Signs a Child is Ready to Read

post for parents: 10 steps to teaching your child to read

getting ready for kindergarten blog cover

Over 100 children's books with coordinating crafts.

10 creative ways to calm an angry child

10 Ways to Ease Kindergarten or First Day of School Anxiety - check out idea of comfort object, maybe something felt that will fit in pocket like a small puffy felt heart.

Printable back to school interview.

I must have one for my 2nd child

Teaching Your Highly Distractible Child to Read - Yes, you can!