Jan. 3, 2017

There is a lot of information and misinformation regarding kids labeled with hyperactivity in childhood. But what many don’t realize is that hyperactive kids are not necessarily misbehaved, nor should they be thought of as “bad kids”. To be sure, there are many ways for these spirited kids to channel their extra energy in positive ways. This article will show how seemingly negative aspects of hyperactivity can actually be redirected into something more positive. 

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Dec. 19, 2016

Would you like to give your child a gift that he or she will not only enjoy, but also learn from? Thankfully it’s easy to find quality learning games that will excite your child on Christmas morning! Whether you’re looking for something extra to stuff your little learner’s stocking, or just trying to find something more unique, there are many learning games out there that your child is sure to love! Here’s an article that shares some often-overlooked gifts that Santa can bring!

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Dec. 5, 2016

Did you know that everyday life experiences can teach your child a wealth of critically important skills? This holiday season, call in your new sous chef: your preschooler! While you might not think there is a lot your child can do in the kitchen, you’ll find that there are many tasks your cook could do in the kitchen. In doing so, they will learn some unexpected skills to last a lifetime. 

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Nov. 28, 2016

Watch your children play when they think you’re not listening, and you’ll surely listen in on quite a fantasy! Sometimes the games our children play seem silly, but what they’re doing is extremely important for their early development. Imaginative play helps children to act out the important roles of life. The following article will help you to see just why pretend play is so important for your child, and how to best support it in your home.

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Nov. 21, 2016

We live in a world very different from the one that existed when we first attended school. Kids are expected to know and learn much more, faster. Vitally important to future school and life success, early literacy is paramount. But how exactly do literacy skills factor into school success, and what do you need to do to make sure your little one is getting what they need? Keep reading to find out the answers to these essential questions.

 

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Nov. 14, 2016

Have you ever thought that your child is different than others? If your child seems to know things that other children just don’t understand, then you may be raising a gifted child. When so many kids out there need help to catch up with peers, giftedness often goes overlooked or under supported. At risk for underachievement, gifted kids need support too! The following article focuses on how to recognized giftedness in your child and how best to support your budding whiz kid. 

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Nov. 7, 2016

We all want our children to succeed in school. In fact, most of us spend a lot of time teaching our kids the alphabet, numbers, shapes, and colors, all needed for preschool and beyond. But did you know that there’s more to education than just academic skills? Nonacademic skills are those that we don’t often think about, but are critical to our kids’ development. 

 

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Oct. 31, 2016

Last month, the American Academy of Pediatrics made new recommendations regarding screen time for toddlers, proving what parents everywhere already knew about learning apps: they really do help our kids! With kids growing up in an increasingly digital world, it’s only natural that our children learn through screen media. 

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Oct. 24, 2016

If you’re looking for new ways to boost your child’s learning outside of the classroom, look no further than the following article. Here we explore ways to integrate proven homeschooling techniques into your child’s life to explore their interests, and enhance their learning. Read on to discover some of homeschooling’s best practices to increase your child’s potential, even if they attend traditional school. 

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Oct. 17, 2016

Are you thinking about homeschooling your preschooler? Have you made the big decision but are still anxious about doing things right? Homeschooling can be a great way to give your child an education you’re proud of, but could also be a bit daunting. The following article discusses the five most common homeschooling mistakes, and how to avoid them as you begin your adventure into homeschooling your child.

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