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10 Ways Babies Learn When We Sing To Them!

By Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer 1. Bonding – When you sing to your baby, she bonds with you and your voice. Singing makes yours the first and most important voice in her life. Your baby learns that you LOVE her! 2. Transitions – Babies feel safe when life is predictable. A song for waking up, sleeping, and other routine transitions and activities helps
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Tips for setting New Year’s Resolutions with your child

It’s never too late for a fresh start. Have you thought about setting New Year’s resolutions with your child, but weren’t sure where or how to begin? Start by telling him the purpose of setting resolutions or goals. There are short term and long term benefits for teaching kids to set goals. In an article on goal setting the author indicated that, “…kids can
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Why Kids Need Hobbies [GIVEAWAY]

It’s never too early to engage your little one(s) into having a hobby. One article reads that hobbies benefit children in numerous ways. Because they are expressions of personal accomplishment and a means of self-discovery, hobbies help build self-esteem, set goals, make decisions, and solve all sorts of problems. Lastly, hobbies often mature into lifelong interests, even careers. We here at It’s me, Tyler!
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World Read Aloud Day is Coming…

World Read Aloud Day is an awareness day advocating for literacy as a right that belongs to all people. World Read Aloud Day motivates children, teens, and adults worldwide to celebrate the power of words, especially those words that are shared from one person to another. By raising our voices together on this day, we show the world’s children that we support their future:
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13 Things Babies Learn When We Read with Them

By Julia Luckenbill – We all know that it’s good to read to our babies. But what exactly are they learning? Here are just some of the things your baby can learn as you read together. 1. Books contain wonderful stories and songs that I can hear over and over again. 2. Reading time is a time when I am held and loved. 3.
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Why Early Childhood Education Matters

Children’s Education Initiatives in the USA | Early Childhood Education The littlest learners, the greatest gains. Young children are sponges for learning. From birth to age five, they’re making giant developmental strides, more than at any other time in life. In fact, the brain forms as many as 700 neural connections per second before the age of five.1 It’s a lot easier to influence the
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Back 2 School – Tips & Tricks

For some, school has already started. For others, it’s just around the corner. Between trips to the mall and baseball practice, have you forgotten anything? Use these guidelines to make sure you’ve covered all the bases. Get Organized Visit the pediatrician. Find out whether your child needs immunizations or a physical exam to participate in school activities. Make an appointment with a pediatrician, if necessary. Plan transportation
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What Children Learn From Household Chores

Adults accept that doing household chores are a part of life, but did you know that children can learn valuable lessons from doing them, too? Chores teach children to work as a team. When you get the job done faster as a group then there’s more time for family fun. They may not realize it, but when your kids contribute by unloading the dishwasher or gathering
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