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My Daughter Got Bitten by a Tick, and It Sucked: Lyme Disease Prevention and Awareness

I sighed down at my daughter in the midst of a crowded IKEA store. “You really can’t walk?” I asked doubtfully. “I can’t put any weight on my right knee,” she answered tearfully, sinking onto a display bed. I assumed it was a strain or injury that would heal itself eventually. In the meantime, we retrieved a […]

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Bicycle Safety Tips From the Experts (+ Where to get Cheap Helmets!)

Warm weather is finally here, and kids all over the corridor are breaking out their bikes for some summer fun! Biking is a great outdoor activity for the whole family, but it comes with risks that are often overlooked. More children ages 5-14 go to emergency rooms for bicycle-related injuries than with any other sport; […]

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Montessori Education and STEM: Two Hands-on Strategies That Compliment Each Other {Sponsored}

Over the last several years, there has been a dramatic push to enhance science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs in schools. Public and private educators alike, along with policy makers, have created initiatives that have called for an increase in hands-on discovery and practice of STEM concepts. But what is STEM all about exactly? It […]

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Is Your Child Ready to Learn? What You Need to Know About Language Ability and School Performance

In a typical elementary school classroom, two children will have Developmental Language Disorder. Those children are able to carry on simple conversations, but their ability to understand and formulate language is like that of a much younger child. When those children enter school, they are at a disadvantage for making friends, participating in classroom activities, […]

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6 Easy and Fun Fine Motor Activities For Preschoolers

Playing with a purpose is especially important when it comes to developing fine motor skills. For preschoolers, consistent integration of this type of play can increase dexterity development, as well as hand-eye coordination. It’s easy to add fine motor activities into your child’s day using a few craft store and household items. Plus, they will […]

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