We all know there are numerous benefits to learning a second language as an adult, but what about the benefits of learning a foreign language as a child? Children who grow up in a dual-language household or who are enrolled in a bilingual school gain other benefits relating to academics, world view, empathy, and confidence.
If your eldest child is just a few years old, it’s hard to imagine a life where they’re not continually by your side. You’ve carried them in the womb, delivered them, held them, fed them, nurtured them, and been with them for every step of their life so far.
The weather is finally getting warmer and there are tons of things to do outside to celebrate spring! We recommend that parents encourage new vocabulary and language when outside.
With all-too-common nightmares, anxiety, discomfort, and over-stimulation, kids of every age often struggle to stay asleep throughout the night. There could even be several reasons why they’re not sleeping well that you don’t yet realize. No matter how old your child is, however, healthy sleep is an important aspect of their overall wellbeing. Here are five different ways you can help them stay asleep throughout the night.
With the weather finally getting warmer and the days getting longer, it’s clear that spring is just about here (the official start date is tomorrow!). The new season brings with it new books — so many in fact that in can be hard to tell which ones are worth buying. Here are some upcoming titles for you to check out for your little ones.
With it being February, most of us want to stay inside until the warm weather is finally consistent. However, this can prove to move time much more slowly, creating a long and dull winter. That kind of environment is no good for you, not to mention your kids and the rest of the family. Especially in New York, there are always opportunities to help beat the winter blues.
Before kids can officially move into their new room and cover the floor with their toys, you’ll want to decorate. There’s bedding to think about, wall decorations and if you’re going to get new furniture. One thing that’s good to do first is picking out a paint color, since that’s what going to be the most obvious part of the room.
Kids of any age (and plenty of adults!) struggle with boredom. A parent’s inclination is to suggest a fun activity or provide yet another distraction for children. But these boring moments are critical for your child’s social-emotional development.
Fall is an exciting time for parents and kids alike. Classes are well underway and fall activities and experiences have most of your attention and time! But before you get too caught up in the season, there’s a good chance you still need to do some school shopping.
Living in New York is exciting for many reasons—one being that, because of its surplus population, there are numerous options for those who may even be struggling with their alternative diets.