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How to Raise an Inclusive Child

If we think of humanity as a large family, then to be inclusive means that everyone has a place at the table…

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How to Answer Your Child’s Questions About Differences

When your child’s question is about another person or their appearance, it may catch you off-guard…

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Teaching Empathy to Children

Developing emotional intelligence during child development and relating to others is perhaps more important than almost any other skill…

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Tips for Reducing Separation Anxiety in Children

Separation from someone we love can be painful both for children and parents, especially for those in a child care setting…

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Easy Weekday Family Activities for Busy Parents

Life is busy for today’s families. Between work, school, activities, and more, downtime seems harder to come by…

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Children & Music: Benefits of Music In Child Development

Singing and music play an important role in our culture. You’ll find music present in many aspects of our lives: theater, television, movies, worship, and more…

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The Power of Play: How Play Helps Children Be Successful Later In Life

Play is so fundamental to child development that it can be found in every culture throughout history…

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Fostering a Sense of Wonder & Joy In Your Children

One of the most delightful things about children is their sense of innocence and wonder, yet helping them maintain that sense of wonder can be challenging…

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Learning from Mistakes: Why We Need to Let Children Fail

From birth, parents instinctively use music to calm and soothe children, to express their love and joy, and to engage and interact…

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The Benefits of Encouragement vs. Praise

The impact of praise on a child starts early. As an alternative to praising a child’s end result or the child themselves, we should offer encouragement for their efforts…

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