Christina and I were able to present at the 2018 Utah Association for the Education of the Young Child conference. We discussed how early childhood educators can foster a growth mindset in their children as well as themselves and coeducators. Here are the presentation and other materials that we used. Thanks everyone for […]
We had another wonderful Dinner is Served event. We had some great food and great company. We wanted to extend special appreciation to Smith’s for donating the cookies. Here are some is the video that explains the importance of having a growth mindset. Here are the instructions that we used for the origami activity and […]
I am grateful for the opportunity to spend time with the wonderful Ashley Valley Education Center team of inspirational teachers. Here are printouts of the presentation. These are the videos that I used in the presentation. Again, thank you everyone for the opportunity to spend time with you.
It begins! For the next 13 days, your children are home from school. It won’t be long until you hear those familiar words, “I’m bored,” (if you you’ve already heard them). While it’s nice to have more time as a family, it can feel overwhelming to fill that time without fighting. 1. Take time for […]
The holidays are a stressful time for most families. Between shopping and visiting family, it is easy for the spirit of Christmas to get lost in the shuffle. It can be even more difficult when a loved one’s shift requires them to be away on the big day. This is hard for all members of […]
Thanksgiving is just three short days away. Many of us enjoy gathering with family and friends to celebrate all we have a share a meal together. While we can’t dine with family scattered across the country or the world every day, we can make an effort to eat with our family at home. You may […]
This presentation can be downloaded here. Thank you to everyone who attended our Community Dinner and Parenting Seminar last night. It was great to see both familiar and new faces and share our passion for connecting with your child. We had a nice meal of taco soup, salad, and cookies. Thank you to the Uintah […]
At Higgins Family Center, we are committed to strengthening families in our community. Research has shown that families who eat together have many positive outcomes. We will provide a simple home-cooked meal, open to the community, free-of-charge. After the meal, we will provide a seminar on family, parenting, and/or relationship topics. Bring your […]
Here is a copy of the powerpoint slides used for our presentation at the Couple Date Night at the Kane County Extension on Friday, September 23, 2017. Follow this link to download the presentation. Thank you to those that came and participated. Your feedback was wonderful.