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. …

Child learning about money

How To Teach Your Child About Money — Even If You’re Broke

By: Jelani Clay     Topics: Child Development

You can teach your child about money, how to count it, earn it, and keep it with these tips. Let’s be real, they don’t teach about handling money in schools. Unfortunately, parents don’t teach it in most homes either. Kids are forced to learn from afar inheriting their parents bad money practices. But no more excuses. This is your child and you want what’s best. Let’s stop this cycle of passing our bad money habits to our children. Let’s secure …

Questions to ask Preschool

50+ Printable Questions To Ask Preschools / Pre-k / Daycare

By: Jelani Clay     Topics: Child Development

Have questions to ask daycare? I bet you’re not asking all the right ones. The search for the perfect preschool, pre-k, or daycare program is a serious chore. There are so many factors to consider: security, staff, handling of illnesses, etc. You want the best for your child, but you don’t want them to miss out on anything just because mommy or daddy forgot to ask the right questions. This is why we compiled this printable list of questions to …

what age is pre-k, find out

What Age Is Pre-K? Plus Other Answers You Need To Know

By: Jelani Clay     Topics: Child Development

The age that children are eligible to attend Pre-K is typically 4 years of age. However, if a child has already turned 3 by September 1st of that year, in most states he/she may attend. But there’s a little more to it than that. We’ve put together an extensive guide so that you can quickly find all the answers that you seek about Pre-K complete with an FAQ and a TOC. Here are some of the most asked questions about …

I'm pregnant and boosting my baby's IQ

Boost it! Boost Your Baby’s IQ Before Birth the Easy Way

By: Jelani Clay     Topics: Child Development

Attn: Your child can be intelligent. A wise man once said, “You can’t control ugly, but you can control intelligence.” The good part is, you don’t have to wait until your child is born. You can boost your baby’s IQ right now while in the womb. A New York public school study found that children that stayed in the womb longer (by a few weeks) have exhibited higher IQs and better academic test scores. Whether they are in the womb …