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11 Advantages of Puzzles for Your Child’s Development

Puzzles are not only loads of fun but also extremely beneficial to your child’s development… 11 Advantages of Puzzles for Your Child’s Development Your toddler’s chubby hands grasp at puzzle pieces, trying to force them together. You cringe as your child jams the pieces together. But, with practice, in a few short months, not only …

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Reasons to Choose a Play-Based Preschool

We believe in play-based learning… and here’s why: 33 Reasons to Choose a Play-Based Preschool, Not an Academic One Play-Based Preschools Foster Happier and Healthier Children   Do you know play-based preschools promote the deepest kind of learning by encouraging kids to become self-directed learners who explore, develop curiosity, and solve their own problems? Do …

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Walk This Way: Understanding Baby’s Walking Style

We do the research to stay informed and improve our care… Take a look at this incredibly informative article we recently came across on “Understanding Baby’s walking style”: Walk This Way: Understanding Baby’s Walking Style Your baby is ready to walk, but don’t be surprised if she takes a while to hit her stride. Toddlers …

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Your Baby’s Developing Senses

Your Baby’s Developing Senses The ability to see, smell, and hear are among your baby’s most important learning tools. Find out how her senses develop from conception to her first year–and what you can do to boost them. Erika Silverman will never forget her son’s reaction the first time she held him, just seconds after …

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Your Baby from 19 to 21 Months: Curiosity and Independence

It’s our job to ensure that parents are informed and we’re always trying to find better ways of doing this. Take a read through this eye-opening article on baby’s curiosity and independence: Your Baby from 19 to 21 Months: Curiosity and Independence Newest Discoveries Your toddler is not yet 2, and still he’s acquired so many new …

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In the Genes: Where Baby’s Looks Come From

We love to keep you informed and are constantly looking for ways to improve children’s lives. Have a look at this really interesting article on where baby’s looks come from: In the Genes: Where Baby’s Looks Come From Once I got pregnant, my husband and I became obsessed with whom our baby would resemble. Jason …

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Yoga in schools has ‘profound impact’ on behaviour

Because we like to keep you informed, we’re constantly looking for ways to improve children’s lives. Have a look at this really informative article on the benefits of Yoga in schools: A project taking yoga classes into schools has helped children with social and emotional challenges, according to a head teacher. The classes at Reedham …

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Screen time ‘may harm toddlers’!

BBC News – Screen time ‘may harm toddlers’! The verdict is in and this is definitely a huge concern for a lot of parents out there. Letting a toddler spend lots of time using screens may delay their development of skills such as language and sociability, according to a large Canadian study. The research, which tracked …

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When Do Babies Roll Over?

Rolling Over… Though you’re probably looking forward to your baby crawling and then taking that first step, she has another big movement higher up on her milestones list – being able to roll over. Rolling is an important milestone for a baby because it’s her first big movement. Rolling over will lead to sitting up independently, and …

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Understanding Baby’s Developing Vision

Understanding your baby’s developing vision is critical as a parent and here’s why… Baby’s First Blinks The second Baby is born, his vision kicks in and his visual development begins. At birth, your baby’s eyes have the visual acuity of 20/400, but his rapidly developing vision will reach the adult level of 20/20 by the …

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