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Parenting Tips

pt-20130924-2Having a child go off to Nursery school is always marked by joy that your baby is growing up and going on to bigger and better things; and marred by sadness that your baby is growing up and going on to bigger and better things! The best way to ease the transition to school is by doing some “homework” of your own to make yourself and your little scholar ready for the first day of “BIG school”.

In this section, we will look at four (4) important areas where you can help yourself and your child be best prepared for nursery school and a lifetime of success. These areas are:

When my children were toddlers, we spent a lot of time grappling with two ideas. First, that you can’t get what you want all the time. And second, that what you do has an impact on the world around you.
“Did anyone have an oops today?” asked my four-year-old son at the dinner table last night.
“Don’t chew with your mouth open.” “Yes, you have to brush your teeth today.” “Please put on pants.” As parents, we make a lot of rules for our kids. And if we take an honest look at ourselves, some of the rules we set for our kids are there to protect our own sanity.
Math is everywhere, and everyone can be good at it! Use these six tips from Cyberchase to help your child develop positive attitudes toward math.
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