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The Case for Creativity

What is creativity?   Creativity is a way of thinking and expressing ourselves.  It is intelligence having fun. It is about discovering and inventing new things, which motivates us to be imaginative and inventive.  From a very early age, children demonstrate their ability to challenge, question, and discover.  Children have the ability to see things from a new [...]

Montessori Education

Dr. Maria Montessori was born on August 31st, 1870 in Chiaravalle, Ancona, Italy. Growing up, Dr. Maria Montessori faced and witnessed many social problems within her surroundings. Because of this, she developed a personal conviction that change is possible. As Dr. Maria Montessori got older, she went to school for engineering, which was oddly [...]

Preschool – A Critical Stage for Children

Preschool is a beautiful age for children to absorb and learn from everything around them and establish a strong foundation for their future. What we tell them and what they see while at this age is what we will see from them for the rest of their life. Here are the things that are critical [...]

Easing your Child into Childcare

Transitions are not easy for parents and children. Here are some practical approaches to making the transition as stress-free as possible for the entire family. Scheduling a dress rehearsal Arrange for your child to visit the Centre before he/she officially starts so that he can have a chance to meet his child-care provider ahead of time [...]

Today’s Child and Body Image

Very interesting topic given I earlier blogged about obesity and physical activity. So important for parents to understand how to respond to their child’s concerns about physical appearance and help their self esteem. Parents need to support and lead by example. Children will follow their parents in lifestyle and food. As a family we [...]

Children Just Want you to Listen

When children start babbling and parents look at them and exclaim in surprise, children learn how to get that reaction. It is quite amazing to watch a 10 month old do that? Even though children talking sometimes don’t make sense to adults, but they are imitating adult conversations and looking for us to react [...]

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