September 9, 2013

Nancy Clancy discovering love – Book review

In the book Nancy Clancy, Secret Admirer, Nancy Clancy returns in an all new chapter book, and love is in the air! Nancy and her best […]
August 5, 2013

Toddlers are getting crafty with smart phones

Its 10:00 on a Saturday morning. Mom and dad are enjoying a cup of coffee and reading a newspaper while junior is being calmed down and […]
June 18, 2013

How to encourage your kids to read

Developing those little brains early on will be one of your most important tasks, and reading is the gateway to accomplish just that. According to the […]
October 8, 2012

Helping Your Child Learn to Talk

“Language learning begins in the womb,” says Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, Ph.D.,  a respected infant language researcher and coauthor of How Babies Talk: The Magic and Mystery […]
April 6, 2012

Bilingual Kids Are Better Multi-Taskers, Study Says

FRIDAY, April 6 (HealthDay News) — Children who grow up learning to speak two languages are better at multi-tasking than children who learn only one language, […]
January 12, 2012

Children Exposed to HIV Before Birth at Risk for Language Delay

THURSDAY, Jan. 12 (HealthDay News) — School-age children exposed to HIV before birth are at increased risk for language problems and could benefit from early diagnosis […]
November 17, 2011

Talking About Size, Shape May Aid Math Skills

THURSDAY, Nov. 17 (HealthDay News) — Learning how to describe the size and shape of objects at a young age helps children develop their spatial skills, […]
October 28, 2011

Preschool Peers May Boost Language Skills in Kids

FRIDAY, Oct. 28 (HealthDay News) — Preschool students with poor language skills show much greater improvement if they’re placed in a classroom with higher-achieving children, compared […]
October 11, 2011

What’s Causing My Child To Stutter?

Because it is so obvious to the ear, we can hear when a child is stuttering. But do we know what causes this communication disorder that […]
August 5, 2011

The Ground Steps Of Learning

A, b, c, d, e, f, g… If you had to learn the letters of a foreign language, wouldn’t you find it easier to string them […]
June 17, 2011

Reading With Mom Can Boost Kindergarten Readiness

FRIDAY, June 17 (HealthDay News) — Home learning experiences such as reading books with parents can improve low-income preschool children’s readiness to start school, researchers say. […]
April 15, 2011

Kids May Mimic How Parents Handle Pain

THURSDAY, April 14 (HealthDay News) — Family behavior can influence how children cope with pain, a new study contends. Researchers in Croatia assessed what they refer […]
April 12, 2011

What Happens When Kids Born Blind Gain Sight?

TUESDAY, April 12 (HealthDay News) — When children who were blind from birth were able to see for the first time, they weren’t immediately able to […]
March 10, 2011

Popular Baby Media May Not Actually Advance Learning

THURSDAY, March 10 (HealthDay News) — Parents who want to provide their babies a learning advantage these days often turn to what’s been nicknamed “baby media” […]
January 20, 2011

Reading To Your Little One

Children’s minds are like sponges. They soak up information quickly and easier than we think, often surprisingly so. For example, a toddler who has a parent […]