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Free Indoor Activities for Kids

  Looking to have some summer fun with the kids but it’s too hot to go outside or it’s a rainy day? There are so …

How to Keep the Reading Going All Summer Long

While kids and parents are looking forward to the end of school and the beginning of summer, most parents want their kids to continue to …

3 Ways to Ignite Your Child’s Imagination This Summer

Summertime means longer days, starry nights, and days at the beach – and unfortunately sometimes hearing your children say that they are bored. It is …

How to Help Your Child Learn Appropriate Behavior

Children don’t always behave; in fact, it takes time to learn the social rules for different situations. Parents play a key role in helping their …

3 Ways to Handle a Bad Report Card

Every parent wants to know that their child is smart. Whether your child is a bubbly first grader or a moody teenager, you want what’s …

5 Reasons Your Kids Should Be Playing Minecraft

    In November of 2011, Mojang officially released Minecraft, a sandbox-style building game with an adventure and creative mode. It allowed its players to …

6 Tips for Reading to Your Children

A recent research study conducted by the Early Start Research Institute at the University of Wollongong in South Wales, UK, found that reading to children …

6 Tips to Ensure Your Child Eats a Healthy Breakfast

We’ve all heard at one time or another that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I’m sure my mom said that to …

4 Easy Ways Parents and Teachers Can Get Boys to Read

The number of boys who are proficient readers is significantly lower than it is for girls. This should be a matter of grave concern to both …

Speech & Language Goals in Preschool

It is the preschool years when children’s language abilities really take off. By the age of 5, while your preschooler won’t be able to engage …

Eight Ways to Encourage Self-Motivation in Your Child

Self-motivation is a trait that is often underrated. It’s more than just getting out of bed in the morning; it can have a huge impact …

How to Help Your Tween Start a Blog

Is your child amazed and inspired by stories? Have they expressed interest in creating his or her own stories or writing about their life? Ask your …

Moving Onwards – Your Eight-Year-Old

You might feel like an old hand as a parent, having watched your son or daughter progress from a tiny baby unable to roll over to a …

Top Ipad Educational Apps

The Apple iPad is one of the most well-known, and most widely adopted tech devices of modern times. Almost singlehandedly, Apple revolutionized the handheld computer …

Parenting Made Easy: How to Help Your Child Learn to Read

You helped your child learn to crawl. You helped them learn to walk. You even helped your child learn to use the potty. Now, it’s …

Moving Onwards – Your Seven-Year-Old

Your child is now seven and showing improvements in his physical, cognitive, and social development. It may be tempting to think he’ll get most of …