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Daycare or School: Three Differences that Really Matter for Your Child


When it comes time to choose a type of childcare for your little one, many parents find themselves deciding between daycare or preschool. This decision can come with a bit of confusion because many...
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How Enriched Playtime Benefits Young Bodies and Minds


Many people see “learning” and “playing” as two separate things for children—but the truth of the matter is that they’re one and the same. Children do some of their most important...
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Five Things Every Infant Classroom Must Have


In a Montessori classroom, it’s important for infants to have the freedom to explore, learn, and discover at their own pace. Ideally, the setting should be comfortable and calm—almost acting as a...
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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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