1. Fun Things to Do With Your Kids to Finish Summer Right

    Don’t panic, but the summer is coming to an end. Whether you took the summer off with your children or enjoyed spending time with them on the weekend, there are, sadly, only a few weeks left. Now is the time to squeeze in all the last minute fun activities that you have been wanting to do with the kiddos! While you may have a few plans up your sleeves, we want to help make the end of your summer…Read More

  2. What Your Kids Should Know Before Kindergarten: Part 2

    Kindergarten is a new adventure for kids. It is a space where they will learn, grow, and start their academic career. Making the transition into kindergarten can be scary for your little one and may be hard for you as well. You want them to be ready and prepared. But are you supposed to know if they are ready and prepared? There is not a “Get Your Child Ready” guide. Everyone will tell you som…Read More

  3. Tips For Traveling With Toddlers

    Summer is the perfect time to plan your family vacation — your older kids are out of school, you have vacation days saved up, and you are ready for a break from everyday life. While traveling with older kids may not be simple, it is definitely easier than traveling with toddlers. Going on vacation with toddlers may seem like more work than it is worth, you may rather stay home and enjoy some tim…Read More

  4. Teach Your Children Emotional Intelligence

    Emotions are one thing that many of us have trouble with. Whether we have trouble identifying our own emotions, controlling your emotions, or understanding others’ emotions, they are something we have to deal with daily. Emotional intelligence, also known as emotional quotient (EQ), is defined by Huffington Post as a “person’s ability to identify, evaluate, control and express emotions.” T…Read More

  5. Tips to Helping Your Shy Child

    If you were shy as a child, you know how difficult it was to make friends, join group activities, and get over that shyness. Being shy is not a terrible thing, sometimes it helps you or your children notice different things, take in more of the things going on around them, and can even help kids learn how to entertain themselves. But being shy can make life more difficult than it should be. Some c…Read More

  6. Fun Ways To Teach Your Child Responsibility At A Young Age

    We all have day-to-day responsibilities that we must accomplish. Some of our responsibilities we may enjoy, such as cooking a nice meal, while others might be more laborious, such as showing up for work at 7 am. However, learning to handle responsibility is an important part of being a functional adult. Help your young child start to develop skills around responsibility from a young age. By teachi…Read More

  7. Four Tips For Helping Your Child Develop A Love For Learning

    As an adult, you undoubtedly have witnessed that those who continually strive to learn more and keep an open and curious mind succeed in greater ways. Learning should be something that is celebrated and enjoyed, not a task that is dreaded or disdained. Developing a love for learning starts at a young age. Children are naturally curious, which makes them naturally prone towards learning. However, o…Read More

  8. How You Can Teach Your Young Child Positive Communication Skills

    Learning to communicate clearly is a skill set we can all benefit from. One of the best things you can do for your young child is helping them develop positive communication skills from the time they are very little. If you have a child who is of preschool age, there is no better time than now to start instilling positive communication skills in their day-to-day life. Here at Yellow Brick Road, we…Read More

  9. Summer Activities to Plan With Your Kids

    Summer can’t come soon enough! This winter has been a rough one and getting outside with the kids has surely been a challenge. But as the weather starts to warm up and the snow stops making such frequent appearances, it will be easier to get out and about with the kiddos. We are sure your kids are excited for summer, too. So, rather than waiting for the warm season to show up to start planning f…Read More

  10. How Playing Games Benefits Children

    Children learn in many different ways: they learn through observation, listening, testing cause and effect, interacting with others, exploring their curiosities, and playing. Kids are like sponges, they absorb so much information on a daily basis and through this they learn about themselves, others, and the world. Don’t you miss the days when learning was that easy? Learning is fun for kids, pro…Read More