headstart to kid's brain

5 Tips for Giving your Child’s Brain a Headstart

As parents, we all want the best for our children, whether that be in school, life, jobs, etc. however where do these all come from, CHILDHOOD. We as adults all got our start as a child obviously sounds simple right? However, children are still in this stage of learning and we as parents must help them out as best we can in their development into high-functioning and smart adults. So here are 5 tips on how to do just that! 

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4 Strategies to Help Avoid Conflict With Your Teens When Limiting Screen Time

Teenagers are spending more time on their phones and computers than ever before — and so is everyone else. Whether or not they’ll admit it, teens look to their parents as role models and many modern parents are setting the example that it’s not OK to be bored. Overall, it’s how your teens use their devices that matter most. Here’s how to avoid conflict with your teens when setting screen time boundaries.

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Literacy Support: Beyond the Classroom 

To be ‘literate’ is to be able to read and write using the language that you speak. But being literate doesn’t only matter in the classroom – it is deeply connected to our daily tasks and the way that we interact with our friends and the community every day. Literacy skills allow us to message our friends, search the internet, make a choice from a menu, read books, follow signs, and understand important information. 

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How to Make Your Preschoolers’ Halloween Party Just Scary Enough for Kids

Little kids love Halloween. Between dressing up as their favorite character, decorating the house, and getting a free pass to eat more candy than they normally would in a week, it’s an exciting holiday for children of all ages. If you’re planning a party for 3-to-5-year-olds, you’ll want to make it a little bit spooky, but mostly fun. Here’s how to make your preschoolers’ Halloween party just scary enough for kids.