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Lack of Play and Child Sensory Issue: What’s the Link?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Leesa Johnson Oct 12, 2016. 1 Reply

When you kids get anxiety on his face, and child sensory issue shows. There is lack of play. What you think?Continue

Tags: services, care, child

Obesity in School Going Kids

Started this discussion. Last reply by Leesa Johnson Oct 6, 2016. 3 Replies

Obesity has become a common problem today, event among kids. A new study published in New England Journal of Medicine states that children that deemed obese in eighth grade were obese before even…Continue

Tags: obese, child, care, overweight, health

How can you make your child succeed in their studies?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Phillip Morgan Nov 26, 2013. 2 Replies

While we, as parents, understand how valuable an education is, it is an abstract concept to a child. Because of this, it becomes very difficult to induce the interest of education in them. What have…Continue

Tags: activities, curriculum, preschool, development, care

At what age the kids can start a preschool education?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lynda Way Sep 10, 2013. 2 Replies

It there any age binding for preschool admission procedure? Is it essential that a child must have had his/her second birthday in order to start preschool?Continue

Tags: preschool, activities, development, daycare, care

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Blend Learning and Play for Your Kids This Summer

Posted on June 30, 2016 at 8:30am 1 Comment

School is over, that means no more bedtimes, lunch boxes, studying or homework. Undoubtedly every kid looks forward to the much awaited summer break, but how do we, as parents slip in a little productivity along with their playtime? Read on to find out.

Blend Learning and Play for Your Kids This Summer

  1. How about some family game nights?

    Picking games that require kids to use strategy and think ahead, guarantees a learning experience along with the fun. Scrabble Jr., Lakeshore…

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6 Craft Ideas for Preschoolers This Memorial Day

Posted on May 30, 2016 at 4:47am 0 Comments

Preschoolers enjoy patriotic activities just like everyone else. It’s an exciting experience that gives them the opportunity to learn the history of our country.



Happy Memorial Day



Here are 6 craft ideas for Memorial Day for preschoolers that they will find easy and love to do:



American Flag Painting



Use small craft pom-poms to dab red, white and blue paint onto paper. Using clothespins to hold the poms, dab each color paint in the shape of a… Continue

Preschooler Parenting: The Perfect Game Plan for You

Posted on May 11, 2016 at 6:00am 0 Comments

A child’s Wonder Years, ages 3 to 5, are full of excitement as the child starts to explore and learn. During this time, the preschoolers learn how to interact with other children and how to think and control their bodies and minds.

keep preschoolers happy and properly developing

Here are some preschool parenting tips to help parents frame a game plan for how to deal with their preschoolers.

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10 Exciting Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Kids

Posted on April 28, 2016 at 5:00am 2 Comments

Mother’s Day is the one time of year dedicated to what our mom’s do for us. There are many things children can make for their moms that don’t require long hours. Other than taking her for a dinner and a memorable family trip, there are many small and inexpensive things you can do to show your love and respect towards her. A little time and creativity are all you need.

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Here are 10 exciting Mother’s Day gift ideas for preschoolers. Choose any one of them and let…

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At 2:01am on April 17, 2013, Dorothy Hastings said…

Shocking video of a preschool caregiver who was endangering kids by putting sleeping pills into sippy cups of kids under 2.

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2013/03/california-teacher-accused-of-putting-sleeping-pills-into-toddlers-sippy-cups/

At 1:34am on April 8, 2013, Dorothy Hastings said…

Kids who were till not so long ago, considered to be hyperactive,and distracted, are today termed as ADHD affected and are given medication dosages carefully measured and also monitored. But they are not disordered and just need careful nurturing..

http://completewellbeing.com/article/hyperactive-kids-nurture-them-gently/

At 11:16pm on April 1, 2013, Dorothy Hastings said…

While some kids eagerly look forward to going back to school and meet their friends again, some see it as traumatic and scary. One in eight kids suffer from a traumatic disorder, according to a study. Advice from experts on how to help your kids manage stress.

http://www.today.com/id/48752623#.UVpMVzfOz3E

At 10:46pm on March 20, 2013, Dorothy Hastings said…

After NYC more and more cities are embracing the use of social media in schools. Public schools in Chicago have put together videos, documents, and links to other sites for principals and staff to use social media to connect with their school communities.

http://theinnovativeeducator.blogspot.in/2013/01/embracing-social-media-use-in-schools.html

 
 
 

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