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Child Development

Your child comes home every day with stories to tell and questions to ask.  Here are some tips for sharing meaningful conversations to support his learning.

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Children need to move their bodies and eat healthy foods. At home, use these quick suggestions to eat well and exercise and encourage a healthy, active lifestyle.

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Many of your child’s daily activities can increase muscle strength and coordination and help prepare her for more advanced skills.

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Families can help children develop problem-solving skills by taking advantage of opportunities to talk about solving problems.  Here are some conversation starters.

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Rather than expecting an immediate change in your child's behavior, think about behavior as a developmental process that takes time to master. Let’s consider how positive guidance might look as children grow and learn over time.

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With these elements, play provides children with rich experiences, even long after children are grown.

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Children need plenty of opportunities to play with a variety of good toys and materials. Learn about the value of good toys and what to think about before selecting a toy for your child.

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Here are ten tips used in the classroom to help infants and toddlers become pro-social that families can also try at home.

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As we enter this season of Thanksgiving, we may find ourselves reflecting more often on how to raise a thankful child. At first glance, parents might think about the social scripts of thank you. 

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As Halloween approaches adults can watch for children's reactions to potentially scary images and situations

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