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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