All posts by Miranda Keskes

No M-Step: Now What?

Understanding the Read by Grade Three Law In this ever-changing climate, both federal and state laws are being enacted or amended by the minute. Educational laws are at the forefront of many parents’ minds: in particular, the third grade reading law.  While the third grade reading law isn’t being enforced this school year because all

Understanding How Kids React to the Pandemic

While adults are struggling to work remotely and find some normalcy, kids are struggling with these unprecedented changes too. In this article, nurse practitioner at Liberty Pediatrics, Kyla Boyse, RN, CPNP, shares her expertise about what to expect from our children as they respond to this global crisis and tips to support them. Preschool Young

Supporting Artists of All Ability Levels

Artisan Corner makes being a professional artist a reality What began as a humble “corner” in a local factory has developed into a program that now boasts over 70 associated artists. Artisan Corner is a branch of the Work Skills Corporation (WSC) whose mission is “to optimize potential.” WSC was formed in 1973 by a

Paternity leave, waterbirth and financial burden

A glimpse at three new research studies concerning childbirth The Importance of Paternal Involvement A new study by Ball State University in Indiana found that fathers who take paternity leave to help care for their newborn experience more stable, lasting marriages. The study included 6,000 couples whose children were born in the United States in

20 Books Your Kids Will Love

Want a break from screens and formal lesson plans? Family reading time is a great solution! Whether it’s a family read-aloud or silent sustained reading, the long-term benefits are indisputable. In the short-term, it’s a great time for you to decompress. While they’re reading, be sure to grab a good book too and join them!