Our toddlers and preschoolers are the bravest souls we know. Social challenge after social challenge comes their way - learning to walk and talk, to make friends and go to school, practice table manners, and on and on. As if that all weren't just plenty to deal with, as soon a.... read more
Need some advice on how to talk to your children about a difficult economic situation? Here are some tips from our Savvy Source parent community... Know your children: "Many times children will follow the actions and reactions of their parents in a situation. For instance, l.... read more
Who do we look to for inspiration as parents? When we are not quite sure of the next step, when the way through difficulty seems unclear, when we're feeling a bit inadequate to the task (why does parenting make us feel that way?)....We've already visited some of those inspira.... read more
Of the many forehead-thumping revelations that come with parenting preschoolers, not least is this one: our little ones teach us a whole lot more than we teach them. Or at least it often feels that way, especially when we are trying to teach them something. More often than .... read more
We enjoy making lists here at The Savvy Source. Making a list is an act of hope, and a form of dreaming as well as planning.These years before kindergarten and the forward march of school years are precious and irreplaceable. Never again will we have so much plain old free t.... read more
Living well, with our families thriving, all of us breathing easily and laughing loudly. Whatever your resolutions for this new year, we imagine that some of these ideas underpin them. And perhaps what underpins all of our resolutions -- or at least what should ser.... read more
Being Savvy is delighted to bring you three fresh new ideas for real-life ways to switch easily and happily to green living this year, all from the clever crew behind 3 Green Moms. Enjoy!********************Inaugurate 3 green resolutions in the new year.... Keep it Fresh.... read more
It's cloudy out there. It's cold. It's rainy, snowy, windy -- in short, the weather is foul. And we're cooped up with a bunch of overactive preschoolers, just wishing more than anything to feel the sun.We'll have to wait a while for sunny days (unless we live in Hawaii or s.... read more
As we spend our winter days reflecting on and resolving through our daily parenting triumphs and challenges, we return for inspiration to Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish, quoting their own hero, Dr. Haim Ginott:"I do not discount the power of love. Love is wealth. B.... read more
As the new year turns, parents of four and five-year-old preschoolers
are looking back and looking forward and thinking: can it be that there
is only half a year of preschool left? And then we're
onto...kindergarten?!And each one of us is also thinking: is my child ready fo.... read more
Get family-friendly things to do and special offers for up to 90% off!
Just enter your email address and zip code, and we'll send you the best family plan ideas as well as huge savings on museums, zoos, aquariums and other great family places. No spam or funny stuff, and you can unsubscribe anytime. Give it a try!
Thanks! Expect your first Savvy Scoop update in 3 to 5 days.