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4 Positives Of Early Learning With Toddlers

Early learning has been recognized as an integral part of child rearing for some time now - and with the advent of the internet, it has only become more and more important. Children need to be prepared for the life when they enter school. The problem is that a lot of parents do not know much about it or are skeptical of it - preferring their children to develop at a natural pace and not wanting to interfere. However, this is not true - children need to be nurtured from a young age and they need all the support their parents are able to give them.



1. Better Test Scores

It has been shown time and time again that starting your child's education early will benefit their test scores when they start school. Test scores might not be the greatest test of intelligence, but they do mean a lot in school and for any advancement in life as they are looked at everywhere. Beginning your child on an educational journey is one of the steps you can take to ensure that their future is bright and ful…
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Parents are a child's first teachers

Parents are their child’s first and most important teachers. There is so much to learn about and it is quite interesting. So here are some snippets that are relevant and easy to remember:

• Children who are read to do better in school and have better vocabularies

• The “book” language that children hear helps them understand more complicated language

• Encourage your child to keep a diary. Children who keep a diary are better writers

• Reading cereal boxes is good training for reading and the colorful format is quite appealing to children

• Very young babies can distinguish their Mom’s voice over others at a really early age

• Research shows that if a child watches more than eleven hours of television a week, it equates to a drop in a child’s academic achievement

• The American Academy of Pediatrics does not recommend television or computer use for children under that age of two and limited TV viewing, computer use and video games for children under the age of six

• Many of us are vi…

Finding the balance between reading for fun and reading homework with children

Many parents report feeling overwhelmed trying to help their children learn to read. The child who loved stories as a toddler and preschooler suddenly may seem at risk of never picking up a book again.



How do parents make the link between the comfort and happiness of the bedtime story tradition to completing reading homework from school? Here are a few tips for creating a positive experience.

1. Keep reading time fun and fast. Books that come home from school for practice do not have to be read entirely by the child, and the session length is best kept to less than half an hour, based on your child’s body language. Share the reading by alternating pages.

The parent is able to model how good reading sounds. The child will hear and mimic the way the words fall together into natural phrases and use expression and tone appropriately. Not only will the time fly, but your child will have a better understanding of the story as a result of being happily engaged in its telling.

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Benefits of Daycare software

Daycare software is easily the lucrative investment you can make as a daycare business. It comes with umpteen benefits, courtesy of the myriad options on offer. You can digitally keep records of the children enrolled in your programs. It’s easier to track finances through this software. If you are a geographically extended business, training your staff remotely would come handy. The software helps you do all this childcare related tasks. Cloud based technology takes the awesomeness of this software to a whole new level. The benefits of the system include finances, record keeping and staff training. Discussed below are the top four benefits of this software.

Record keeping:

Record keeping functions include enrollments, attendance, medical information, contact details and more. Complex enrollment tools would help when you got children enrolled in multiple classes. Tracking attendance is vital to daycare centers. Having medical information of every child handy, avoids emergency situations…

Daycare ideas for promoting your own business

Looking for daycare ideas to promote your business? Not a surprise. Like any other business, daycare also requires quite a lot of marketing to get the things going. If you spend your resources on marketing, it will ensure that there are always children in your daycare.
What is the way to get your name out there?

There are two ways that you could spread the good word about your business. However, take into account that these two will have an impact as soon as you start seeing regular customers. Moreover, it is highly likely that all the business you get in the future will be thanks to these particular methods.

What are these two ways? Put your name online. There should be a website in your area for local daycares. Parents who look for daycare, usually look for the ones nearest to their residence. The method is great as it works throughout the year.

The second method is the word-of mouth. Spread information to your colleagues, friends, family – everyone you know. The word travels fast, and …