Tips for Parents: Reading Aloud to Children Who Won’t Sit Still

Reading aloud to your children is extremely important to their early development. Reading together is not only a great opportunity for bonding, but also provides many benefits, such as improved cognitive skills and language development, which play a great role in a child’s future success. As important as this is, many parents get frustrated trying […]

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Tips for Parents: Helping Your Child Succeed in School

Education is incredibly important for the future of our children. Involving yourself in your child’s education can have an immeasurable impact on his/her success in school. As a parent, it is important to set a good example for your children and encourage a positive attitude about learning. Communicate- Talk to your child daily about how […]

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Talking to Your Child About School

“How was school today?” Every parent has dealt with the one word response… “Fine,” “What did you do?” “Stuff”… and these days that seems to be where it ends. Here are some ways to entice a bit more enthusiasm instead of the normal explanation of their seemingly uneventful days. Set aside family time‐ Have daily “Share Time” […]

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Avoid the “Summer Slide”: Summer Learning for Children.

The last day of school is only weeks away and the kids are getting more excited with every passing day! Most children spend most of the winter looking forward to summer vacation. No school, no homework, sunshine, and months of playtime! What many parents don’t realize is that children who aren’t engaged in learning activities […]

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