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If you’re looking for a little more in-depth information about child development, we have thought-provoking articles to help you understand the many ways kids grow and learn! 

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Supporting Your Child’s Communication Skills

The capacity to communicate is the ability and desire to connect with others by exchanging ideas and feelings, both verbally and non-verbally. Most children learn to communicate to get a need met or to establish and maintain interaction with a loved adult. Babies…

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Help Your Kids Become Better Listeners

Being a good listener takes concentration and practice, and it’s an important skill to develop. A good listener is an active listener; active listening leads to better comprehension, communication, and problem-solving skills, and it encourages positive…

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7 Developmental Benefits of the Arts

Simple creative activities are some of the building blocks of child development, including cognitive, social and emotional skills. Here are seven ways participation in the Arts positively affects your…

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Nurture Their Curiosity

Curiosity is a desire to learn, an eagerness to explore, discover, and figure things out. Nurturing your child’s curiosity is one of the most important ways you can help them become a lifelong…

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25 Questions to Spark Curiosity

Spark your child’s curiosity and imagination by asking them one of these open-ended questions. Jon the fun by coming up with your own answes as well! Download this FREE printable…

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5 Ways to Build Math into Your Child’s Day

Math is everywhere. That’s great news for parents, because we can talk with our kids about math in fun, natural ways. And that kind of math-talk is really important. Studies show that a child’s math skills at kindergarten entry are a better predictor of future…

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How to Support your Child’s Curiosity

Have you ever noticed your child watch a truck driving by or pick up a ladybug? That is an example of how your child develops thinking skills. Young children develop thinking skills—such as understanding cause and effect and developing the ability to…

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When is it Safe to Go Outside?

It’s always important to protect your children from the sun, and in the summer it’s equally important to be mindful of the heat. 80 degrees Fahrenheit or below is considered comfortable to be outside, but as the temperature rises from there it’s considered hazardous…

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