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An excellent education is an extremely important factor in facilitating a bright future for your child. While college is a long ways away for parents with children in preschool, creating a clear path to success through education is vital to ensuring a child’s future success. For example, children who attend preschool do up to 21% better on kindergarten math and reading tests compared to children who do not attend preschool.
With that desire to create an early path to success comes questions of education quality. While public schools can offer quality education, there are incontestable benefits of providing your child with a private middle school, high school, or preschool education.
While private schools are knocked for their exclusivity, research suggests that a smaller school environment can signif (more…)
On Jun 16th, a toddler at a daycare in Chapel Hill, NC was left in a hot vehicle for several hours due to an oversight of one of the day care providers workers. To make matters worse, the center did not call 911, but brought the child to her parents after spending hours in temperatures upwards of 100 degrees with her soaked clothes in a bag. The parents allege that the daycare staff offered her coupons and freebies so that she wouldn’t call authorities about the incident.
While the little girl received medical attention and recovered, she was very lucky. This scenario is close to the worst nightmare of many parents choosing day care providers. Parents want to make sure that their children are receiving the best possibl (more…)
When your child’s birthday comes along, it’s an exciting time. It’s not only the time they become one year older, but it’s also an anniversary of the time you became a parent – and both deserve to be celebrated. But how, and where, and doing what? What are the best places to have birthday parties for kids?
Make it Age-Appropriate and Kid-Focused
Remember, there’s a difference between kid-chosen and kid-focused. You’re still the parent and you still need to make the plan. The best way to find places to have birthday parties for kids is to think of your child’s and child’s guests’ hobbies. Do they like art? Do they like to dance or act or be on stage? Which of their friends are they inviting and what needs and expectations do those kids (and their parents) have? To find the best p (more…)
Why are online classes starting to hold more appeal for today’s students than traditional classroom settings? It’s important to note that traditional classes are here to stay. That doesn’t mean there isn’t a significant portion of the population enjoying, and even preferring, the unique benefits brought by online learning. Today’s perspective on what constitutes a […]
One major aspect of being a good parent is ensuring your child receives a quality education. It’s understandable to feel overwhelmed while deciding where your child will go to school. Considering that many parents are quite busy, daycare is always a good option for ensuring that your receives proper care. You’ll want to consider how […]
The decision to attend college is much easier for some people. If, for instance, you come from a family where both of your parents are college graduates you likely see college not as an option, but as a given. On the other hand, if no one in your family has ever earned a college degree, […]