Shaping Your Child’s Attitudes about Racial Tolerance

Shaping Your Child’s Attitudes about Racial Tolerance

Experts tell us it is never too early to teach our children to be more tolerant and accepting of others. Preschoolers are not colorblind and notice differences early yet they are not intrinsically prejudiced. Our challenge is to help our children stay that way by promoting respect for differences and an appreciation for diversity. Here are some ways to shape your child’s attitudes.

Women’s History Month Activities for Parents and Kids

Women’s History Month Activities for Parents and Kids

It is no secret that history and social studies books are focused on the achievements of white men. During Women’s History Month, let’s introduce our children, boys and girls, to women who have made a difference. What better way to celebrate Women’s History Month than to reflect on the strong and awe-inspiring women who came […]

Why Kids Need Family Traditions and Rituals
Look Who’s Talking: Language Development
Sensory Play is Sense-sational
Imagine That: Fostering Creativity in Children
Reading Rocks: Storytelling Techniques for Your Child’s Success

Reading Rocks: Storytelling Techniques for Your Child’s Success

Many of us already know that reading to young children is a good thing, yet we might not be cognizant of why. Neuroscience research has confirmed that reading aloud to young children stimulates brain development and language skills. And studies have found that young children will develop a more positive attitude to reading and learn […]

The Magic of Music: Language Development and Cognitive Skills in Kids