From the Chopping Block: Last Chance to Get your Kids Cooking this Summer

Our kitchens have been full of the sights, sounds and smells of young cooks hard at work and having fun this summer. The Chopping Block’s Kid and Teen summer cooking camps have been going strong since the beginning of June and will continue through August.Read more

What Is this Mindfulness Stuff All About?

From our Friends at Black Bear Academy As parents and providers, not only should we teach our kids their ABCs and 123s, but it is essential to teach our kids how to accept and respond to their emotions. Building their emotional intelligence is just asRead more

Making the Holidays More Enjoyable for Special Needs Children

From our friends at Black Bear Academy Thanksgiving and the winter holidays are nearly upon us, which can mean travel, time with family, and special meals. For families of children with special needs, these deviations in routine can add stress to an already busy timeRead more

Halloween is approaching which for children, means lots of candy and sweet treats!

From our friends at Black Bear Academy As we approach this holiday filled with lots of preferred food and snack options, it feels appropriate to address the concerns that parents often share about their children and their eating. As parents, it is our responsibility toRead more

Summer Jam at Concordia Place

This summer, Concordia Place is offering a series of music and entertainment events at each location for families and the community. On June 17, our Whipple location held the first event of the series with 70 families and community members in attendance. Jennifer Viets, ourRead more

The Importance of Routines During the Summer

By Dr. Jennifer Gibson As parents we notice how helpful routines are for our children during the school year, but how helpful are routines during the summer?  Summer can be a time of relaxation for most families. You may wonder if it is as important toRead more