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The Trouble With “B” and “D”

When a child first begins to learn how to read and write, there tends to be a good amount of confusion. This is, of course, to be expected. The English language is in no way one of the easiest languages to learn. One of the most common mistakes kids make when they are learning how to write is reversing the usage of the letters “b” and “d”. This can be chalked up to how similar these two le…

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Dysgraphia & How To Treat It In Your Child

Often the inability for a child to write legibly is chalked up to their personality and a general disinterest in penmanship. If your child is having trouble getting the hang of learning how to properly write, it could be an actual learning disorder known as dysgraphia. Dysgraphia specifically affects a child’s writing skills. This not only includes the way your child’s writing looks but also t…

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Cursive: To Be or Not To Be

Not many people would argue that literacy is at the core of learning. If a child is not literate, then the chances of them being able to grasp language as well as the majority of other subjects is slim to none. It should be said, however, that literacy includes much more than simply just reading and writing. In particular, cursive writing is known to have a significant impact on the development o…

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Help Your Child Develop With Handwriting Practice

Parenting is by no means, an easy job. When it comes to our children, it often easy to forget that much of the development a child experiences is the job of the brain and therefore, every child is different in regards to their progress. While factors like genetics and environment play a vital role in the brain’s ability to develop, there are other ways that you as a parent can assist the brain i…

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Are Electronic Devices Taking Over Your Child’s Life?

Technology is a wonderful thing, but it does have its downfalls. Having access to gadgets every second of the day has resulted in both children and adults spending upwards of six hours looking at a screen every single day. This is especially worrisome when it comes to kids. This increased usage of technology by younger children has been shown to contribute to attention problems, sleep and eating d…

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