How To Raise a Successful Child: Part Two

Brain of a baby

Continuing the series on How To Raise a Successful Child, I thought it important to address the challenge of fear and its impact on learning. “Would my child learn more if they were not afraid?” Well actually, yes, they would…

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How To Raise a Successful Child: Part One

When we nurture a child’s whole being, we open doors to endless possibilities ~Susan Wright Are you familiar with the concept of a well-balanced diet? Essentially saying that if you want to be healthy, there are foods you need to eat from all the food groups; meat, fish and beans for protein (building muscle); rice,…

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Fun ways to keep the kids busy

Child in a boom t-shirt painting

A few days ago, I got to a point where I had absolutely no idea how I was going to keep the kids busy. So I had to get creative and fast… here are a few activities I wanted to share with you that have served me well so far.

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Key Skills Learned From TV

alphabet letters

That Is A COW, But The Sound It Makes Is MOOO… Just like we need to teach children how to pronounce the letter’s name, we need to teach the children how to pronounce the letter’s sound (or the sound the letter makes). ~ Lissett Babaian, Learning Specialist for Akili and Me and Ubongo Kids TV…

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The Impact of Television on Children

Impact of TV on Children

“The more a child has seen and heard, the more he wants to see and hear.” – Swiss Psychologist, Jean Piaget It’s quite interesting to note that most of our television memories from when we were young seem to be centered around commercial advertisements. And especially, those that had great jingles. Do you remember any…

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