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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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7 Strategies for Teaching Kids About Emotions

7 Strategies for Teaching Kids About Emotions

Children have big emotions, but they often don’t have the words to talk about how they are feeling. You can help your children understand and express their emotions using the following strategies. Learn more about the basics of social and emotional…

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First Feelings: Building A Healthy Foundation

First Feelings: Building A Healthy Foundation

The first step in helping your child learn to cope with their feelings is to embrace them – all of them. Sadness and joy, anger and love can co-exist and are all part of the collection of emotions children experience. When you help your children understand their…

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Supporting Your Child’s Communication Skills

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

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

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 child. 

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Nurture Their Curiosity

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 learner. 

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25 Questions to Spark Curiosity

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 answers as well! Download this FREE printable here. 

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5 Ways to Build Math into Your Child’s Day

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

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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