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4 Tips For Your Picky Eater

Serve right-sized portions.Parents often overestimate how much food a child should eat. Especially with foods that aren’t yet favorites, a couple of tablespoons is plenty to start with. Small portions are less overwhelming, while bigger portions may encourage overeating. Don’t negotiate.It’s fine to encourage kids to “try one bite” but don’t fall into the negotiating … Continue reading

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5 Board Games That Can Improve Reading Skills

Family game nights are a great way to spend time together, but what about adding a little bit extra to the mix? What if we, as parents, made a teensy-tiny more of an effort to sneak in some learning along the way? We can add in little number recognition practice by playing bingo, or work … Continue reading

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Everyday Ways To Support Your Toddler’s Learning And Development

Encourage fine motor development.Provide your toddler with fat crayons or non-toxic, washable markers, and let him scribble on paper. This will get him interested in and give him practice drawing, coloring, and writing. Spend time outside.Your toddler will want to run and climb, and the outdoors is a great place for her to do this. … Continue reading

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Preparing For Preschool

Starting preschool is one of the many exciting milestones of childhood. However, it can also be a stressful time for both children and parents, especially if it is your child’s first time going to school. By taking some time to prepare your child and yourself, the transition can go smoothly for your whole family. Keep … Continue reading

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4 Ways To Save On Childcare

Childcare’s are a blessing for working parents, the cost of childcare is about 8% of your paycheck. So, as responsible you’ve got to be prepared for the expense. But, just because you want to opt for a full-time care, doesn’t mean you can’t trim costs. Here are some tips that we recommend from Akeba Academy … Continue reading

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At What Age Should My Child Start Childcare?

In truth, there is no best time to start childcare. The decision entirely rests on what suits your family and your child. Irrespective of the age, the first time you leave your child in childcare, it is bound to be challenging. Your child may cry for the first few days, but eventually things will start … Continue reading

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