Preparing for a New Child

“I’m pregnant…”

Becoming a parent can be a frightening experience when you’re uncertain of what to expect. But it needn’t be with the right amount of preparation and enhancing your own knowledge. Having your new child will change your lifestyle beyond belief, but you will experience things like no other when getting to know your child! Having children is a natural process and you should not be afraid of it, in fact, embrace the challenge ahead.   Read more

13 Traits Parents of Successful Children Have in Common

It takes a village to raise a successful, healthy child, and parents are the first step, we will continue to help here at Piptree too, with our holistic philosophy and engaged staff culture.

  1. Children should be doing some chores
  2. Children should be learning positive social skills
  3. Parents have high expectations
  4. The family gets along well with each other
  5. Teaching math concepts early
  6. Parents have completed higher education
  7. The parents get along well with each other
  8. Parents are Happy
  9. Value effort over failure
  10. Families that work outside the home too
  11. Poverty stunts potential growth
  12. Parents provide boundaries and guidelines
  13. Children are taught “grit” to sustain effort