Early Childhood Development News Archive

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August, 2014

  • Making friends with the alphabet

    August 29, 2014 | Monica Thompson | Using word and language games, songs, poems, nursery rhymes, books and finger plays every day can help your child make friends with the alphabet.

  • Young children can appreciate art

    August 29, 2014 | Monica Thompson | Young children can be drawn into the color and amazement of art work. Learn how you can enjoy art with your young child.

  • Myths and facts of being an only child

    August 28, 2014 | Holly Tiret | Only children are not any more spoiled, anti-social or lonely than children with siblings.

  • Leadership is a life skill

    August 26, 2014 | Kendra Moyses | Life skills help youth navigate life successfully. Learning and practicing leadership is one of the skills youth need.

  • Milk and healthy drinks

    August 12, 2014 | Ann Arnold | Does your child not like milk? Try these tips to help them consume the important nutrients milk provides.

  • Naps can help young children improve cognitive skills

    August 11, 2014 | Kittie Butcher | Recent research shows that there are benefits to letting children sleep in the middle of the day as well as at night.

  • Determining if a child has a developmental delay

    August 11, 2014 | Kittie Butcher | There are steps you can take if you suspect that our child’s development is off-track.

  • Helping children make decisions - Part 4

    August 11, 2014 | Jodi Schulz | Decisions - they are made every day! Part 4 in this series explores a variety of decision-making styles.

  • Getting the most out of child’s play

    August 9, 2014 | Ann Arnold | Children who are active outdoors are more immune to colds and the flu, along with have an increased health, social and motor skills.

  • Helping children make decisions - Part 3

    August 8, 2014 | Jodi Schulz | Decisions- they are made every day! Part 3 in this series explores the positive relationship youth have with adults and how adults can best support youth through the decision-making process.

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