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4 Aug · Bibi · No Comments

What Behaviors to Expect from Your Toddler

Photo credit: David D/Flickr     Embracing nap time, putting on their own shoes, and sitting for 15 minutes in “circle time” at preschool: Are these behaviors really too much to ask from our 1- to 3-year-olds?   The short answer is yes—sometimes.   Many parents are guilty of overestimating their child’s ability to control …

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26 Jul · Bibi · No Comments

4 Ways Parents Can Help Their Preschoolers Learn Math

Photo credit: r. nial bradshaw/Flickr   Your child is almost never too young to learn basic math principles. In fact, giving young kids a good foundation in basic math literacy can help pave the way for academic success down the road and make day-to-day functioning in the future that much easier (hello, tip calculation).     …

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20 Jul · Fatima Waheed · No Comments

Enter Gambia, with a Rawr!

This month at Rock and Roll Daycare, we wrapped up our USA cultural unit and began studying Gambia. Families attended international nights and children began engineering in many different ways across the board! Infants The babies enjoyed themselves the most throughout with paintings, handprint fireworks, shaving cream and water play. Infants need a sensorial outlet, …

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11 Jul · chris@bostonstringquartet.com · No Comments

Gambian Heritage Songbook

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29 Jun · Bibi · No Comments

This month at Rock and Roll Daycare

Over the past month across Rock and Roll Daycare, children soaked up knowledge about USA, celebrated Mothers’ day, the beginning of Summer and held the annual Spring Tea event! As part of RRDC’s Cultural Studies program the children explore a new country every few months, giving time for in-depth exploration. Each classroom is different and …

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23 Jun · Anna Arteaga · No Comments

We’ve Won “Best of Boston 2017”!

      The Rock and Roll Daycare Community is ecstatic to announce we’ve been awarded the “Best of Boston 2017” by Boston Magazine for being part of what makes the city so great.       Click here to read a little reminder of Rock and Roll Daycare’s creation, the ultimate love story. Our founder and CEO …

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19 Jun · Anna Arteaga · No Comments

Fidget Spinner Craze

    Ah, fidget spinners. The latest toy fad to conquer many children’s interests in different countries including the US and Ecuador. Originally marketed as an antidote for attention deficit disorder, autism and anxiety, (Pappas, 2017) they can now be found at Amazon.com, in stores and even on the streets of NYC’s Chinatown for prices …

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16 Jun · Bibi · No Comments

The Negative Effects of Timeouts—And How to Do Them Right

Ah, the timeout: the go-to form discipline for countless parents. When your young children are misbehaving, timeouts allow you to show your kids that their actions are inappropriate while at the same time giving yourself a short reprieve from the intense emotions of the moment.     But are timeouts actually effective? And can timeouts …

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13 Jun · Anna Arteaga · No Comments

Father’s Day – 10 Reasons to be Thankful

Father’s Day – 10 Reasons to be Thankful This article is based on my personal life experiences with my father, and is written for all the fathers and father figures of the world, and for all those who aspire to be fathers one day too. _________________________________________________________________________   When I was five and received my first …

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9 Jun · Bibi · One Comment

Easy Father’s Day Gifts Kids Can Make

  One of the best gifts you can receive from your kids is something that they made by hand (especially with you in mind!). So, this Father’s Day consider helping your kids make dad a gift he’ll treasure. From rock paperweights to hand print art, there are lots of fun ideas out there. Here are …

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