Why Raising a ‘Chatty Cathy’ Isn’t a Bad Thing

Language and speech development is an early milestone that is vital for all infants to reach in order to promote healthy progression into childhood and to encourage school readiness. It is critical for a child to learn how to use her words to communicate feelings, emotions, and desires instead of relying on the instinct to cry and whine for attention and affection.

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Nurturing Independence in Young Children

Nurturing independence in young children is a critical component of parenting. It promotes later self-sufficiency and self-reliance, and the process should begin during the earliest years of life.

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Music is More than Entertainment

When observing a music class packed with pre-schoolers and kindergartners, one should expect a lot of moving parts. Moving feet, moving hands, moving bodies, moving vocal cords.

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First Years Last a Lifetime

As August comes into sight, many parents are beginning to think about ways to prepare their school-age children for the upcoming year. But as they start to run the necessary errands, what about the baby in the backseat? According to The Urban Child Institute, it’s never too early to begin preparing her too.

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Enquiring Minds Want to Know

The emerging science about children’s brains and how they develop shows that an adult’s drive to succeed socially, academically and professionally has its roots in self-motivation and curiosity during childhood.

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Gaining Self Confidence 1st Step to Achieving Success

To be successful as adults, children must understand from an early age that they can do and become anything that they set their minds to. A parent is a child’s first teacher. Until a child begins school and starts to interact with peers and other adults, instilling self-confidence and self-esteem is the responsibility of Mom, Dad, and caregivers.

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