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The best research-based child development information for parents

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Educational Resources for At-Home Learning

If your kids are home from school due to coronavirus school closings, here is a comprehensive list of online educational resources.

Choosing the right preschool for your child can be challenging. This preschool tour checklist helps parents know what to look for and how to choose the right preschool. Preschool Checklist, Preschool Learning Activities, Preschool Education, Play Based Learning, Learning Through Play, Toddler Preschool, Kids Learning, Toddler Chores, Teaching Kindergarten

What to Look for in a Preschool

Parents often ask what to look for in a preschool program. What preschool learning activities make a difference for young children? Get your checklist here!

Why Online Preschool is a Bad Idea

Online preschool is becoming more common in some areas. Discover why this misguided approach is squandering young children's potential.

Why Online Preschool is a Big Mistake

Online preschool is becoming more common in some areas. Discover why this misguided approach is squandering young children's potential.

Child development theories are good but real life often teaches more lessons. Child development information and lessons from my kids. #childdevelopment #parenting #parentinglessons #positiveparenting #toddlers #bigkids

Child Development in Real Life

Child rearing doesn't have to make you feel like a failure. A few lessons and mindset shifts learning through 10 years of parenting.

Child development information I learned from my kids that can help you too. Child development theories are good but real-life experience can help with parenting too. #childdevelopment #childdevelopmentstages #childdevelopmentactivities

How Observation Taught Me 3 Child Development Lessons You Need To Know

Child rearing doesn't have to make you feel like a failure. A few lessons and mindset shifts learning through 10 years of parenting.

Raising a sensitive boy in a culture that does not value boys’ emotions can be challenging. However, with careful observation and care, your sensitive boy can learn to flourish. Mindful Parenting, Gentle Parenting, Parenting Hacks, Social Emotional Development, Toddler Development, Practical Parenting, Raising Boys, Kids Health, Toddler Preschool

How to Raise a Sensitive Boy {without crushing his spirit}

Raising a sensitive boy in our culture can be challenging. With careful guidance, your sensitive boy can flourish and be empowered.

Understanding the 4 Attachment Styles

The 4 parenting attachment styles are helpful in understanding the dynamics of bonding during the early formative years of development.

Ever wonder how to choose age appropriate toys for your kids? Use these child development tips to choose toys your kids will love for MORE than a week. Toddler Toys, Baby Toys, Kids Toys, Toddler Girls, Boys, Toddler Development, Toddler Discipline, Games For Toddlers, Developmental Toys

Research-Backed Tips for Choosing Age-Appropriate Toys

Choosing age appropriate toys for kids is not always as easy as it seems. Some favorite developmental toys (ages birth-10).

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The Developmental Benefits of Dress-Up Play

Playing dress up is just fun, but child development research shows that it really is beneficial. The benefits of dress-up play makes it a win-win.

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The Fascinating Reason You Should Care About Your Baby's Babbling

Is baby babbling just useless gibberish or does it aid in development? Research show us how parents can hep with language development.

Risky Play for Kids - Children have an innate need for risk-taking, but this isn't a bad thing! In this guide to understanding risky play I'm helping understand the benefits and helpful guidelines for this essential part of childhood. Play Based Learning, Learning Through Play, Kids Learning, Infant Activities, Learning Activities, Activities For Kids, Gentle Parenting, Parenting Advice, Natural Parenting

Kids Need Risky Play - Play. Learn. Thrive.

Risky play is important for children. Kids who take risks at a younger age are able to better manage risk once they have gained more independence. Risky play allows kids to learn to better navigate social situation and regulate emotions.

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What My Child Has Taught Me About Child Development (and Life)

I've begun to consider what my child has taught me about child development (and life). A few child development lessons with insights for all parents.

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To Moms on the First Day of Kindergarten

The first day of kindergarten is a big day for kids and parents. Parents may feel less needed, but here's what your kindergartener really needs from you.

A book every new mom will cherish--Tender Beginnings. One of the best books for new moms. Child development information, support and guidance for moms with new babies. Development Milestones, Baby Milestones, Child Development, Books For Moms, Good Books, Best Parenting Books, Perfect Mother's Day Gift, Good Mental Health, Real Moms

A Must-Have Book for New Moms

One of the best resources for new moms is an e-book called Tender Beginnings. It focuses on child development information for the first 6 months of motherhood.

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A Gift Every New Mom Will Cherish

One of the best resources for new moms is an e-book called Tender Beginnings. It focuses on child development information for the first 6 months of motherhood.