Fostering Language Development

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Vocabulary is important in the developing child’s life and it is important in the early years to lay a good foundation. Here is a good list from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) on some ways we can help foster language development in children 3-5 yrs of age. (via healthychildcare.org)   Speaking with children rather […]

Positive Effects of Exercise

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We all know that exercise is important, and since typically every new year begins with a resolution (at least for me) to get healthy. And kids are no exception; I thought I’d provide a list of the benefits kids get from exercise. We go outside to play everyday (weather permitting) because it’s important for their […]

New Year’s Resolutions – For kids!

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Here are 10 New Year’s Resolutions for kids via the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Find the full list (that includes resolutions for kids 13 & up) at www.aap.org Preschoolers I will clean up my toys and put them where they belong. I will brush my teeth twice a day, and wash my hands after […]