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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The Ultimate Backpack Roundup (for Every Budget!)

From the steals to the latest trends...from “super cute” to “last forever”...we’ve got the backpack for every kid.   If there’s one thing that’s worth a little more investment for quality, it’s a backpack (nothing...
o Your Kids Get Bored at Family Simchas? Carry toys in your diaper bag.

 Do Your Kids Get Bored at Family Simchas?

 It seemed obvious...so why hadn’t I ever had this idea?   At a recent family simcha, while waiting for the meal to start, my sister-in-law pulled out a huge bag with toys. Here I was, a...

A Great Family Day Doesn’t Have to Cost a Thing. Here’s How to Pull...

When family is together, the simplest outing can be the best. Here’s how we planned the best family picnic with no effort at all.   It’s funny how the same activity can be totally boring...

The Ultimate Girly Girl Guide to Everything You Might Possibly Need (or Simply Can’t...

A moms of girls shares all the resources of things she loves By Alexandra Helman Having little girls is so much fun. Everything is pretty and sparkly.  Lucky for my girls, their mom is the world’s...
Jewish Book Reviews for children and teens on Between Carpools

Searching for New Reads This Summer? We’ve Got a Few

School’s out...and nothing keeps kids busy during downtime like a good book. We’ve got book reviews for kids…(and more for teens and adults coming too!) Reviews by Y. Berman We’re excited to bring you a...
Tired of Nagging? Here’s the Creative Method I Use to Get My Kids to Take Care of Basic Tasks...And I Don’t Have to Say a Word. Want your relationship with your children to go beyond “did you do your homework?”

Tired of Nagging? Here’s the Creative Method I Use to Get My Kids to...

  Want your relationship with your children to go beyond “did you do your homework?”   By Elisheva Perlman, The Anelis Group  This Mother’s Day I chose to welcome a new client into my home. Its name...

 How to Get Your Kids to Clean the Playroom

 If you’ve ever heard lots of groans...or, quite frankly, simply see kids disappear when you tell them it’s time to clean the playroom, then you may find this technique absolutely useful and clever. By Nomi...
7 High and Low Tech Tools I Use to Build My Student’s Skills (and they can help your child too!)

 7 High and Low Tech Tools I Use to Build My Students’ Skills (and...

I see firsthand how technology can help increase quality of life, especially for my speech therapy students. Many of these items have multiple uses and are relevant for children with all types of needs....
fidget spinner

 What is a Fidget Spinner and Why Do My Kids Want One?

As I write this, my son is twirling something on his finger and counting 36...37...38..   During the week before Pesach, a couple of days before school was out, my kids, like thousands others, came home...

What Do You Do When Your Child Needs to Wear an Eye Patch?

  The struggles, the bribes, the fights...it’s not easy to convince a child to keep one eye covered for hours. Here’s how we turned patch time into quality time.   By Atara Sternbuch   My son was 4...
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