How To Make Your Preschooler Smarter On the Side

By: Jelani Clay     Topics: Child Development

This week, I’m showing how you can better educate your preschooler without impacting your day in any additional way. Let’s be real…nobody wants a dumb kid. As harsh as it sounds, you know I’m right. Besides, smart people rule the world and we want our children to be the ones that live out their dreams. If you’re reading this, that means you have at least one child. If you have at least one child, that means you have a busy …

Don’t Get Stumped: How To Win The WHY Game Every Time

By: Jelani Clay     Topics: Kids Activities

Ready to play the WHY game? It’s the only game where a toddler is evenly matched against an adult. Man and child go head-to-head in an intense game of wordplay and will. The Toddler: Armed with only the word “Why”, the Toddler seeks to gain knowledge while also attempting to stump his opponent. The Adult: Equipped with years of experience and knowledge, the Toddler seeks to pass wisdom down without being befuddled by a smug 3-year-old. The Onlooker: Filled with …

Here's some healthy food for kids

Healthy Food for Kids: Snacks, Meals, & Recipes Included

By: Jelani Clay     Topics: Healthy Kids

Finding healthy food for kids is only as hard as you make it. So keep it simple. 😘 We made a list of the healthy food for kids that is scientifically proven to ensure that your children’s brains function at optimal levels. Don’t worry, it’s only 10 items. A healthy brain is something that can be controlled. We’re not saying that eating these foods will get your children straight A’s, but it will lead to better grades and mood overall. …

Father and Daughter Movement while Listening to Music

Music and Movement Activities Plus The Songs To Use

By: Jelani Clay     Topics: Kids Activities

Music and movement are absolutely vital during early child development. The two are perfect in that they go hand in hand. After all, what draws out movement better than music? Proper child development takes time. Years! You can’t afford to waste that time with activities that aren’t perfectly suited for your child’s best interest. That’s exactly what this post will cover. Now I won’t get into why music and movement are so important. For that check out Why Preschoolers Need …

Kid Doing Math With Abacus

Abacus for Kids: How To Use & Which To Buy

By: Jelani Clay     Topics: Kids Activities

An abacus is basically a wooden calculator, but it’s so much more than that. It’s a math developing tool for kids that’s disguised as a toy. The abacus helps with patterns, color recognition, and aids to develop a visual and tactile relationship with numbers. Best of all it’s fun. You get slide & clank beads loudly back and forth while calculating complex algorithms of data. Who wouldn’t want this for their kids and themselves? If you pair an abacus with …

Girl in need of a memory trick

Memory Trick: How Your Kids Can Learn & Remember Anything

By: Jelani Clay     Topics: Child Development

Memory is a funny thing. Most people can quickly recall the lyrics & melodies from hundreds of thousands of songs just from memory. Yet, the same people cannot remember their academic studies or a few items from their grocery lists. Well that sucks. Or does it? In this article, I will explain why memorizing song lyrics is easier than other things and how we can use this knowledge to our advantage for the improvement of our memory skills without training. …