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23 Apr · Anna Arteaga · No Comments

Toy Shops are Disappearing in the US

Take a moment to remember the days when kids couldn’t find more happiness than in a toy shop. Knowing they were going to rewarded for their good behavior, good grades, or perhaps to pick out a birthday gift was a very exciting time. I remember walking through the aisles in Toys R Us when I …

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20 Apr · Bibi · No Comments

3 Artistic Play Date Ideas for Preschoolers

Photo credit: AngryJulieMonday on Flickr     Arts and crafts are a great way to keep your children entertained, build their creativity, and boost their motor and problem-solving skills. They’re fun for kids when they’re working on them alone or with mom and dad, but they’re especially enjoyable when they get to do them with …

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12 Apr · Anna Arteaga · No Comments

Chia Seeds: Why and how to eat them

  Chia seeds – While them seem tiny and meaningless, let me tell you why they aren’t. Whether you feel like being more healthy yourself, or want to feed them to your children and family, this article is for you. Why should you eat them? According to one of Spoon University’s numerous articles on Chia …

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4 Apr · Anna Arteaga · No Comments

6 Tips for Children Kitchen Safety

    When adults think of kitchens, thoughts of food and cooking, perhaps even good wine flood their mind. When parents of small children think of kitchens, it takes on a whole new meaning, not just because of the messes that are expected, but because of the real hazard a kitchen can be.   This …

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23 Mar · Bibi · No Comments

How Music Training Can Increase Kids’ Social and Emotional Skills

Image credit: commons.wikimedia.org   Music training has been shown to help children’s brains develop faster, boost their IQ, enhance their spatial-temporal skills, and more. But that’s not all music education can do: it also has an effect on children’s social and emotional skills. Here are a few ways music training can benefit your child socially …

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13 Mar · Anna Arteaga · No Comments

Spring Things to do with Kids in Boston

The weather in Boston in recent weeks has been following quite a roller-coaster pattern, however you should not let this stop you from getting out and about with your (probably restless) children. Spring is a beautiful season of new life and growth, and there is no better feeling from being out in the fresh air …

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10 Mar · admin · 5 Comments

Peruvian Children’s Songs and Activities

Rock and Roll Daycare and the Montessori Music Lab are excited to release the Peruvian Heritage Songbook! In today’s post, you will find complimentary copies of the following   -Peruvian Heritage E-Songbook   -Peruvian Heritage Songbook Audio   -A Welcome to Peru Booklet   -Hand Motions and Coloring Pages to the songs from the Book …

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2 Mar · Anna Arteaga · No Comments

How Pets Affect Children’s Lives

The adoption of a pet into a family for the sake of young children is very common in many homes. Over 71 million American households (62%) have a pet, and most people think of their pets as members of the family. Therefore, as the size of the typical family household in the United States decreases, …

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27 Feb · Anna Arteaga · No Comments

No One Escapes the Pains of Parenting – Not Even Royalty

Like most of the world, I have, over the past decade, watched in awe, as Prince William and Kate Middleton have single-handedly rejuvenated the image of the British monarchy. While the attractive young couple are much more relatable (and pleasing to the eye) than previous royals, I always assumed that their approach to childcare would …

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10 Feb · Anna Arteaga · No Comments

How the Use of Technology is Affecting Children

  Times are changing. “Let’s play!” no longer implies going outside and making mud cakes or using pillows and cushions to avoid touching the floor because its lava. When the kids of today say “let’s play!” they mean “come sit next to me and watch me beat this game on my iPad”. No parents from …

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