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Great gifts for new moms

Mar 11

Gift certificate for a spa or nail salon The stress of caring for a new life is enough to send even an easygoing mother over the edge. And a spa treatment or mani-pedi is a wonderful way to give her a break and help her renew her energy for the


Baby Shower Gift Ideas

Mar 11

Of all the gifts they received at a baby shower, moms say they most appreciate practical lifesavers and things with sentimental value 1. Gifts from the heart “My favorite baby shower gifts are always the handmade blankets and hats and things that were made especially for your baby with love.”


How much is too much?

Feb 06

Should your child go for the football practice 5 days a week? Are 3 days enough? It is common for parents to be a little confused when it comes to deciding how much is too much with reference to after school activities. They argue that since most of the activities


Are you Over Scheduling your Kids?

Feb 04

Several studies are expressing a growing concern that after school programs are pressurizing kids to do too much too soon. They point out that when a child’s afternoon is filled with classes, trips, sports and other forms of organized activities, kids do not really get the time to be just


Art Based #AfterSchool Programs

Jan 17

With the growing interest in after school programs shown by the Government as well as parents, new and hitherto unheard of programs are being explored. In an attempt to make a child aware of his responsibilities as an individual and as a citizen, these after school programs make use of


How #PretendPlay Develops

Jan 09

adapted from Learning Language and Loving It, Weitzman and Greenberg, 2002) In typical development, pretend play progresses through predictable stages. Children with developmental delays may progress through these stages at a slower rate. Self-pretend (12-18 months) During this stage, children perform one pretend action at a time on themselves, such

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