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Help Your Child Build Fine Motor Skills

There are lots of activities that can increase muscle strength and coordination, preparing children for more advanced skills, from writing with a pencil, using a computer mouse, or playing a musical instrument.
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Tips for Sun Safety

Most families with young children welcome outdoor fun and sunny days! But before your family takes off for the parks and playgrounds, here are some sun safety tips.
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Transitioning to Kindergarten

You do not need to drill your child with letters, numbers, and facts, before school starts. But there are some things you can do to prepare both you and your child for kindergarten. Here are some ideas.
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11 Ways to Help Children Say Goodbye

Young children need support as they say goodbye to parents and family and start their day at child care. Use these tips to help your child transition into the classroom.
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Healthy, Fit Families

Children need to move their bodies and eat healthy foods. Families can promote healthy habits by encouraging children to eat nutritious foods and get some exercise every day. Here are some suggestions.
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October 27, 2014

Bullying in Early Childhood

October has been designated Bullying Prevention Awareness Month by the PACER Center (Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights) since 2006. The movement has grown to include federal efforts highlighted on

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Help Your Child Become a Great Problem Solver

Families can help children develop problem-solving skills by taking advantage of opportunities to talk about solving problems. Here are some ways to start a conversation.
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What's Too Scary?

The most important thing a grownup can do is to know an individual child and watch for her reactions to potentially scary images and situations.
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Big Jobs at Home

Your child might take 15 minutes to finish a job you can do in one minute. But in 15 minutes your child can learn a lot!
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Help Your Preschooler Gain Self-Control

When asked about school readiness skills, many teachers say children who succeed in kindergarten know when and how to control their impulses. Here are a few ways families can help children learn self-control.
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