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Memory Trick: How Your Kids Can Learn & Remember Anything

By: Jelani Clay     Topics: Child Development

Memory is a funny thing. Most people can sing the lyrics from hundreds or thousands of songs they enjoy. Yet, the same people cannot remember their academic studies or what they are supposed to bring home from the grocery store. 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. Oral ballads and songs have been around for centuries, …

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

By: Jelani Clay     Topics: Child Development

I don’t need to tell you how important money is. Maybe only second to love, money is the most sought after thing in the world. You would think that there would be classes taught in school every year on how to properly manage money. Regrettably, we learn the hardest money lessons on our own well into adulthood. Why? Because our parents never broke the cycle and taught us. We could’ve been practicing since the age of 3. Let’s stop this …

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50+ Printable Questions To Ask Preschools Near You

By: Jelani Clay     Topics: Child Development

The search for the perfect preschool or pre-k program is a serious chore. There are too many important factors to consider. 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. That is just what this list is for. It is a way for you to find out what you really need to know about the preschool, daycare, or pre-k you are …

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Is Pre-K Really Worth It?

By: Jelani Clay     Topics: Child Development

Thinking about sending your kid to Pre-K? Here’s how to decide if it’s right for your child. This is a big post that answers every question imaginable about Pre-K. We’ve made it extremely easy to navigate by providing a table of contents and FAQ at the bottom. Share it if you found this helpful. The purpose of sending your child to a Pre-K program is to prepare him or her for learning early. It is one of the major steps …

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Boost Your Baby’s IQ While Pregnant

By: Jelani Clay     Topics: Child Development

Attn: Your child does not have to be dumb. A wise man once said, “You can’t control ugly, but you can control being dumb.” 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 …

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Educational Apps: 20 Tried And Tested Preschool Apps That Work

By: Troy Washington     Topics: Child Development, Kids Activities

Today I decided to list the apps that showed the biggest improvement in my son’s learning ability. I was surprised at just how many educational preschool apps we’ve actually tried out. A lot of them were duds, but below are the ones that actually worked. These are the preschool apps that I have my son use on a regular basis that get the best results. I hope this helps your child. If you would like to know additional tools that …