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The Importance of Reading to your Child

You want your children to do well in school. You want them to have academic excellence while fostering good language skills and practical knowledge. With the growing age of technology, you may rush out to buy the latest education software. Maybe that new Leap Frog program or other interactive reading games. Some may even think […]

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One might expect children in a third-world country to be malnourished, but certainly not in a country where food and resources are more plentiful. That is precisely why food programs such as WIC, SNAP and the U.S.D.A School Lunch Program exist. Studies have shown that children who get the proper nutrition grow to be strong […]

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Music has long been cherished for its ability to communicate, inspire, move, and celebrate. And as of 1993 with the introduction of the Mozart Effect, a claim stating that by simply listening to Mozart for ten minutes, one could increase brain function, it has also been a focus of our attention in terms of its […]

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Eczema in Babies

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If your baby has red, patchy spots that are dry, itchy and scaly, it very well may be eczema.  Do not despair, eczema is fairly common in babies and young children and they tend to eventually outgrow it. About 20 percent of little ones have eczema. Most babies and children who have it develop their […]

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A powerful mass communication tool, TV affects your child in many ways. Some are obvious, but others are very subtle. Television shapes society on a broad scale, influencing cultural norms and expectations, affecting how children perceive themselves and interpret the world around them. Television can shape their understanding of personal interactions and social cues, impacting […]

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Remember when you were young? Homework was a drag and the last thing that you would have wanted was an overarching parent constantly trying to make you learn something. An important part of having a successful child is making sure that they are well rounded. And what better way to provide balance in your child […]

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Every parent wants their child to do well, and a lot of that depends on how quickly they can learn the basics. When children are primed for learning early in life, they are significantly more likely to continue a life of productive learning well into adulthood. Fortunately, there are things you can do as a […]

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Reading skills are one of the most important sets of skills we can give our children to help them become happy, successful adults. Study after study shows that people with better educations are, on average, significantly happier and more successful than their less educated peers, and that reading skills are one of the single most […]

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