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Why You Should Include Literature During Early Childhood

The importance of reading in early years to children is well established. Study after study has demonstrated that children whose parents read to them regularly have better outcomes in everything from cognitive development to language skills to concentration. Let’s take a closer look at why you should read to your children. Supports cognitive development Reading […]

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How to Prepare Your Child and Know They Are Ready for Pre-K

It seems like just yesterday that your child was an infant, but now they’re getting close to big-kid territory. You’re wondering if they’re ready for preschool and what you should do leading up to this milestone. Let’s look at the leading things to do for preschool preparation. Potty training Not every preschool will require children […]

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Developing Social Skills in Early Childhood

Social skills development begins with infants and continues well into the teen years. Early childhood is a very formative time for basic social skills like empathy, sharing and taking turns. Here’s a quick overview of what to focus on and how social skills are developed at home. Expressing emotions in healthy ways Once children develop […]

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Prepping Your Child for Holiday Overload

Around this time of year, every kid experiences the same debacle: holiday overload. Their routine gets thrown out the window, and they’re forced to interact with relatives they’ve never met before. This is a recipe for crankiness and complete meltdowns. Help your children embrace the festivities by following these tips for holiday overload prep. Prioritize […]

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Keeping the Sniffles at Bay with Your Preschoolers

Anyone who has young kids in school knows how difficult the winter months can be. It seems inevitable that your child will come home with a runny nose at some point. With the way the world has changed due to the pandemic, this could require you to run out for a COVID-19 test and might […]

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