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Your Defiant and Disobedient Three-Year-Old Is Doing Well

Are you parenting a disobedient 3-year-old? If you are, what you have to know first is that a defiant behavior is fully normal at this age. If this was not the case, something might be wrong. 2-year-olds, for their part, are intense and quick to please their parents because they …
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Why You Must Talk WITH (not just TO) your Kids

By age four, kids reared in poverty will have heard around 30 million fewer words than their peers from more advantaged families. Such a gap has been related to weaker language skills at the beginning of school, and poorer academic performance later. An interesting news is that the sheer “quantity” of words young children …
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Children Are Increasingly Struggling to Use a Pencil

Due to an exaggerated use of smartphones, tablets, and other screens, children are increasingly struggling to hold a pencil and missing crucial skills. According to Sally Payne, the head pediatric occupational therapist at Heart of England Foundation, “Children are not coming into school with the hand strength and dexterity they …
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Do You Want to Raise a Reader? So, Be a Reader!

Do you believe your baby is too young to be read to? Never! Research has shown that reading to your children as early as possible has a lasting impact on their brain development. According to a recent study by scientists at New York University, reading to babies can improve their …
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Do You Read to your Preschooler Every Day?

According to the annual Understanding the Children’s Book Consumer survey, only half of preschoolers are being read every day in the UK. In 2013, 69% of toddlers were read daily, this percentage dropping to only 51% in 2017. A decrease of 20% in four years and a real danger to their good development. When asked why they don’t read …
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In Order to Learn to Read, Children Need to Know the Symbols and Sounds of Letters (Phonics)

There is a large gap between the science on how kids learn to read, and how they are actually taught to read. Mark Seidenberg, a professor of psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a senior researcher at Haskins Laboratories, is not the first scientist to deplore that only a third of …
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ChildUp Preschool Math Games

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Study: How Parents Can Help Premature Babies

According to a new study conducted in Australia, New Zealand and Canada, letting parents participate actively in the care of their premature infants has positive consequences for both of them. The trial showed that the babies involved put on more weight, had higher daily weight gain and were breastfed more often and more regularly (six …
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How Kids Develop and Learn in High-Quality Preschool Programs

The two most famous studies in early childhood education, the Perry Preschool Study in Michigan (in the 1960s) and the Abecedarian Project in North Carolina (in the 1970s), followed students into their adult years and both showed that children who go to preschool will thrive better, earn more money, be more likely to graduate from high …
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Children’s Attitude Toward Math Is as Important as their IQ

– According to a recent study, attitude toward math is as important as IQ to predict the level of performance of a child. For a long time, experts observed that children who are more interested in mathematics and believe they are good at it get better scores, but it was …
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