9 Great Childrens’ Books about Down Syndrome

9 Great Childrens’ Books about Down Syndrome

Since it is Down Syndrome awareness month, we wanted to highlight some great books we found about Down Syndrome. Some of these books are geared for teaching other children and others are geared for kids with Down Syndrome. Check out our list and let us know if you...
10 Activities To Prevent the Holiday Learning Slump

10 Activities To Prevent the Holiday Learning Slump

Aren’t the holidays wonderful. It’s a chance for quality family time, plus delicious food, beautiful decorations and a break from school. Having your children out of school is a great chance for them to be creative, use their imaginations, and practice their speech...
How Make-Believe Can Help your Child’s Development

How Make-Believe Can Help your Child’s Development

In a previous article, we discussed the benefits of being bored. When my kids are bored, they tend to fall back on pretend play or make-believe. A typical day for my kids during the summer involves playing house. Often in this game of house, my youngest son is the dad...
Fostering Independence

Fostering Independence

One of the scariest milestones for me is the day my child decides they can pour their own glass of milk. It usually happens around the age of 3-4 and I cringe inwardly as they reach for that gallon of milk. I envision the counter and the floor that I will have to...
How to Keep your Child Learning All Summer Long

How to Keep your Child Learning All Summer Long

Summer is a time to relax from the structure of school, to play, and grow. While we do not have set hours to learn, we still have plenty of opportunities to encourage it during the summer. Kids are like sponges and love to learn, especially when it can be fun. Here...

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