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10 Tips for a Successful New School Year

Date: August 4, 2015 Author: Angela Nettuno Categories: Child Development Education, Parenting, Tips for Moms 0

A new school year is a very exciting time!  The opportunities and possibilities seem endless… Where do you start? What clubs and extracurricular activities should your child join? Will he make friends? Will he like his teacher(s)? As a parent it’s natural to want the best for your child and hope he will adjust well…

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You’re a Mom, Now What? (your new baby and the importance of developing routines…)

Date: July 10, 2015 Author: Angela Nettuno Categories: Child Development Education, Featured Articles, Parenting, Tips for Moms 0

You’re finally home with your new baby and are overjoyed, yet overwhelmed and exhausted at the same time.  So what’s next?  What do you do with this little helpless bundle of lung power? Take this time to rest and get into a rhythm with your little miracle.  Don’t pressure yourself to do too much this first month.  Outside…

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Ready for Kindergarten?

Date: February 26, 2015 Author: Angela Nettuno Categories: Angie's Picks, Child Development Education, Parenting, Preparing for Kindergarten 0

In today’s competitive world,  preparing your child for Kindergarten may seem overwhelming!   Not only is there conflicting information at every turn, but also a sea of products to navigate through!  Where do you start and what should you believe? Let’s begin with a little about your bundle of energy… According to developmental psychologist Jean Piaget, early learning progresses from concrete to abstract…

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Oh Baby… Top 25 Must Have Toys!

Date: February 24, 2015 Author: Angela Nettuno Categories: Angie's Picks 0

Welcome to the world little one!  Now that you’re here, and officially de-blobbing (if that’s even a word!), it’s time to start the important work of learning about your world! Mom’s and Dad’s, as parents, you are your baby’s first teacher!  Since your baby is still completely dependent upon you, it’s up to you to stimulate, captivate, and…

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Physical Development and Exercise

Date: February 2, 2015 Author: Angela Nettuno Categories: Child Development Education, Parenting, Preparing for Kindergarten 0

***Little bodies need to move, move, move… Early Childhood is all about exploring and learning about the world…….. Physical movement activities help children feel successful as they develop self-confidence in their ability to do things independently. For a young child, the natural desire to move, run, jump, kick, climb, spin, and hang upside down are…

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How to Stimulate Your Child Without a Donald Trump Budget!

Date: January 21, 2015 Author: Angela Nettuno Categories: Parenting, Tips for Moms 0

Stimulation, stimulation, stimulation is the name of the game! Although most moms realize that socializing their baby/child is very important they often don’t know where to start, where they fit in, or what groups to join. Here is a list of some great ways to get involved and get baby out of the house! MOPS…

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Childhood Learning Disabilities… The Great Unknown…

Date: August 10, 2014 Author: Angela Nettuno Categories: Child Development Education, Parenting 0

Something doesn’t seem quite right, but you’re not sure. You ask yourself… “ Is this normal, or could my child have a learning disability?” Rule of thumb —- Go with your gut! You are the parent and you know your child best!!! Here I will lay out some simple truths that most professionals won’t say…

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Language Development

Date: June 24, 2014 Author: Angela Nettuno Categories: Child Development Education, Parenting, Preparing for Kindergarten 0

As discussed in the Brain Development article, a baby is born ready to take in his world. Babies are naturally social creatures, willing and able to learn from everything they experience. As a baby or young child is exposed to the world, language is learned. Recent research has shown a direct link between language skills…

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Stimulate and Captivate Your Newborn – Top 10 Must Have Toys

Date: April 16, 2014 Author: Angela Nettuno Categories: Angie's Picks 2

Recent research states that infants’ brains at birth are equipped with most of the brain cells they will ever have; however, connections or pathways between these cells must develop to help them think and learn.  As a result, it’s very important to take baby out into the world regularly to experience new people and places. …

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