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Teaching Young Kids About Money

Teaching Young Kids About Money

Now more than ever, many families are feeling the stress of a strained economy. Every penny counts, and it’s important that the whole family has an understanding of the value of money. While children under ...

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Is STEM for Girls?

Is STEM for Girls?

When I read the summary of this study about the early emergence of gender stereotypes in my daily news digest, I took a screenshot and sent it to my husband. I entered the caption, “Our ...

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Tips for Teaching Preschoolers to Write

Tips for Teaching Preschoolers to Write

My 8-year-old daughter was born with a pencil in her hand. From a very young age, she was naturally drawn to writing, drawing, and other creative arts that use writing instruments. My 3-year-old son, however, is ...

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Tales of the Toilet: How to Potty Train a 3-Year-Old

Tales of the Toilet: How to Potty Train a 3-Year-Old

Potty learning is not a milestone for the faint of heart. Let me save you some trouble – Google lies. Sure, some children wake up one morning potty-trained – most likely from magical fairies that ...

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Keeping Kids Worry-Free: 3 Ways to Help Manage Your Child’s Worry & Anxiety

Keeping Kids Worry-Free: 3 Ways to Help Manage Your Child’s Worry & Anxiety

My 3-year-old is a worrier, just like his mama. In fact, he seems to have inherited the worry gene from my side of the family, as I come from a long line of “World Class ...

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How to Teach Children to Share

How to Teach Children to Share

“I want that one!” “I don’t want to share!” “Mine!” Don’t worry – these are all common things to hear from your child. When children are just starting to learn how to share and collaborate, ...

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Helping Children Cope with Moving: 5 Tips for Moving with Kids

Helping Children Cope with Moving: 5 Tips for Moving with Kids

Today’s post comes from Bright Horizons Director of Digital Marketing, Allison Query. My husband and I had been considering a move for about six months before we introduced the idea to our 4-year-old son. We ...

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5/28 Webinar: Engineering in Early Education

5/28 Webinar: Engineering in Early Education

Engineering is everywhere, and it happens each and every day in early childhood classrooms. Not only does it help children develop math, science, and problem-solving skills, it also inspires their creativity. But it can be ...

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The September Shuffle

The September Shuffle

September! It always brings up feelings of a new start, new year, fresh perspective. As a kid, it felt like a growth marker: you’re one year older, one grade higher, a couple inches taller, a ...

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Getting Ready for Preschool

Getting Ready for Preschool

I love how each day is like a new adventure for my almost three year-old son, Cab. Sure, like most of us he isn’t a fan of getting out of bed in the morning – ...

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