By Michelle Boyle You often hear parents fret about whether or not their child is reading, even as early as kindergarten. Interestingly enough, however, we don’t hear a lot of conversation or even concern about whether or not our kids possess early math literacy. In fact, I’ve never even heard that term used among parents.
By Michelle Boyle How much is too much? As parents we struggle with this question all the time. Are they eating too much junk food? Attending too many activities? Accumulating too many toys? And the question that plagues all 21st century parents: Do they spend too much time looking at a screen? On the one hand, … More Like a Moth to the Flame: Managing Your Child’s Screen Time
By Michelle Boyle “We don’t often think of it this way but reading can be likened to learning to walk or ride a two-wheeler. These are milestones that children reach at different times, and whether or not they reach them earlier or later, has no bearing on their intelligence,” explains Alisa Berger, Director of Lower … More Misconceptions About Early Literacy (K-2)
By Michelle Boyle So, summer has been over for a couple of weeks, and we’re all back to the hustle and bustle of school. It can be an adjustment for all of us, especially kids. I know it has been adjustment for our family. We were used to sleeping in until the sun was beating hot, … More 8 Practical and Playful Tips To Help Your Child Get Back into the Swing of School