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10 Ways to Boost Child Self-Esteem

Increasing Child Self-Esteem As a parent, there are many questions and concerns that can come to mind as you are raising your child. One of the most common questions I get as an Early Childhood Educator is, “How can I boost child self-esteem?” Healthy self-esteem is a child’s armor against the challenges of the world. […]

College Essays: How to Answer the “Why Our School?” Question

College Essays Last month, I shared with the community some general strategies for choosing college essays & topics for your college application. As a student in the Carmel Valley San Diego community, this is important, particularly on the Common App, which lets you pick whatever topic you please. Some schools, however, also require a supplementary […]

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Kids Obstacle Challenge I San Diego, CA Saturday, July 22, 2017 I 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. $36-$56 per Ticket I Ages 5-16 I Parents Run Free Kit Carson Park, 3333 Bear Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92025 www.kidsobstaclechallenge.com Run, jump, scale, and wade your way through the largest touring adventure and obstacle course event series for […]

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Topics for College Applications The essays are by far the most malleable parts of college applications for any high school student. As such, you should use them to highlight your sparkling personality, maturity and/or goals that the admissions committee wouldn’t otherwise get to see. Why waste valuable application space with something the committee already knows? […]

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Carmel Valley Parks & Rec Centers Can you even start to guess how many Carmel Valley parks there are in the our community? I’m sure you’ve passed by many but how many are there and what does each one have that may be unique? If you’re a parent or a kid, my guess is that you […]

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Just exactly what is Entitlement?  Entitlement is when a child assumes that he or she is deserving of something that they have not earned. In other words, they assume they should receive something for the mere fact of being who they are.  Within this paradigm, there is not a relationship, or connection, between good effort […]

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Carmel Valley San Diego Community Parent Tips Children are naturally inquisitive and curious. The early childhood years are a window of opportunity for parents to take advantage in boosting their child’s responsiveness to learning. Parents can begin the process at home at an early age with their child. Some things to do with your child […]

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Sports participation offers many physical and social benefits to students – but also exposes them to sports injury risks ranging from minor scrapes to serious head or spine injuries. More than 2.6 million children under the age of 19 receive emergency treatment each year for sports and recreation-related injuries. Free physician-led presentation that are most […]

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If your family is like most, your children and adolescents are still in a state of denial that school begins within the next few days or so given the holiday festivities. As parents however, you are ready for the holidays to end and excited about getting them back into structure and routine. Many parents avoid […]

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If you are Parenting correctly, then this is likely your Present experience if you are living with a “normal” teenager. Whew! Now that you know it is “normal”, then “why” does  his happen? Two basic reasons: First, Immature Brain Development. Yes, it is true. A human brain is not fully developed until the ages of […]

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Come help FasTracKids Del Mar/Carmel Valley break the world reading record in their Read for the Record Event on Thurs. Oct. 27th at 9:45am! Jumpstart’s premiere national campaign Read for the Record, presented in partnership with FasTracKids Del Mar/Carmel Valley, is one day of the year when millions of individuals come together to celebrate literacy […]

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If your looking for a part-time preschool, we help your child discover the world! We offer a multi-day adventure program for 3-5 year olds. We have an interactive curriculum and hands-on projects. We give monthly feedback to parents. We have a low student-to-teacher ratio 8:1. We teach math, phonics, language and literacy, creativity, music and movement and social […]

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