Two Simple Counting Games for Toddlers & Preschoolers

Two Simple Counting Games for Toddlers & Preschoolers

Building strong math skills is something that will benefit your child for years to come and you can start much earlier than you may think. Toddlers and preschoolers (and even babies) encounter math and opportunities to build those skills.

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3 Super Easy Ways to Introduce Math to Toddlers & Preschoolers

3 Super Easy Ways to Introduce Math to Toddlers & Preschoolers

Whether you like math or not, it is an important skill that will be used for a lifetime and building math skills at an early age can help set your toddler or preschooler up for success in the future.

Of course, I don’t mean that you should do math equations with your little one but there are ways you can start introducing a foundation for math skills to little ones in a way that is fun and useful for life!

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A Mom's Guide to Receptive Language & How to Build Your Child's Understanding

A Mom's Guide to Receptive Language & How to Build Your Child's Understanding

When we think of a child’s speech and language development, we tend to think of what the child can say but receptive language is a key component to child development and is used as a marker by professionals when detecting delays and disorders in toddlers and preschoolers.

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A Simple Activity With Numerous Benefits For Toddlers & Preschoolers

 A Simple Activity With Numerous Benefits For Toddlers & Preschoolers

Coloring may seem like a simple activity that doesn't hold a whole lot of value beyond being a time filler but there are actually many benefits to coloring for little ones and even helps prepare them for school. Here are some ways that coloring is advantageous for toddlers and preschoolers.

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Working Mom Guilt And How to Drop It

Working Mom Guilt And How to Drop It

When I was pregnant, a friend of mine told me this of motherhood: "It's the hardest job you'll ever love". She was so right. Being a mom is the best thing that has ever happened to me but it's certainly not without its challenges. The greatest challenges, though, have nothing to do with the physical work of motherhood; it's the emotional weight that is my biggest hurdle as a mom. The weight of providing for my child's every need - physical, mental, emotional and spiritual - is something fierce.

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Toys That Encourage Fine Motor Skill Development

Toys That Encourage Fine Motor Skill Development

Developing fine motor skills is crucial for little ones in their early childhood years but that doesn't mean it has to be a chore. There are many things you can do around the house to promote fine motor skills and there are also many toys that encourage fine motor development in children... while they play! 

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