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Book Worms: Five Reasons Reading Is a Critical Skill


Reading is a key part of life from the very first moment. It has huge impacts on a child’s development in many different ways, and the act of reading is a staple for childhoods around the world....
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Four Tricks to Help Your Child Read


As an adult, reading comes as second nature. That’s why it’s so hard for many adults to believe that reading is not exactly a “natural” process—meaning that it doesn’t happen on its own...
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School Choice: Six Reasons Picking the Right School Matters


Choosing a school today is more complicated than it ever has been before. These days, making sure your children attend the right school is a much more complex and sometimes stressful experience....
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Four Tips to Get Your Child Ready for School


A child’s readiness for school is a combination of many skills that fall under many different domains of learning—including physical, academic, and social/emotional skills. Many of these skills...
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Five Questions to Ask Your Child’s School before Enrollment


When it comes to choosing a school for your child to attend, there will undoubtedly be plenty of questions to ask. Questions to ask yourself, your child, and the school themselves. The answers to...
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Book Worms: Five Reasons Reading Is a Critical Skill


Because of the way reading opens up a person’s mind, the effect it has on child development is astronomical. Reading is an integral part of a person’s childhood, which puts parents and teachers...
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The Importance of Positive Attention


It’s a natural instinct for parents and caregivers to want to correct a child and point out what they’re doing wrong when the child is misbehaving. But although this may be instinct, it doesn’t...
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Five Signs Your Child Is Ready for School


Taking the step to put your child into school is a big one. No longer are they under your care every day—or even if they’ve had experience i n daycare, moving them to school still feels like the...
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Four Major Reasons to Bring Your Child Closer to Nature


As young children, many of us spent plenty of time outdoors. How many times can you remember your parents telling you to “go out and play” and you did, not coming back until the streetlights came...
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How Mindfulness and Meditation Help Children Overcome Stress


Although children don’t yet have to worry about mortgage payments or car insurance, they still experience stress in their lives. Though many aspects of their stress may not look the same as an...
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