Honolulu Family - July 2010

Summer Slipper Project

Warm, summer days … hot, bare feet? Gotta wear those comfortable “rubba slippas!” This craft project is a great way to transform flip flops into stylish and personalized footwear that's perfect for the summer. SUPPLIES: Foam sheets in assorted colors,…

Baby in the House

PREPARING KIDS The arrival of a new baby can bring many changes to a family. Parents spend a lot of energy on preparations and, after the baby arrives, much of the family's attention involves meeting the newborn's basic needs. All…

Preparing Your Children for the 21st Century

The International Baccalaureate Programme (IB) is a leading-edge educational curriculum recognized by many schools in the United States and other countries as the best preparation for college and careers in the 21st century. In a December 2006 article titled, “How…

Learning to Follow Directions

0 to 2 Years Old Responding to a newborn's cues and encouraging his or her to respond to yours lays the foundation for more satisfying and cooperative interactions. Toddlers enjoy following simple requests, but their need to assert themselves makes…