Posts from: August 2017

NPN parents: Save big on new Lincoln Square daycare!

*PARENT PERK BY CODDLED CARE*

 

At Coddled Care, we specialize in personalized care for infants and toddlers during all stages of growth. We have your complete childcare needs covered, whether your child is just beginning to sit up, crawl, walk or climb.

At Coddled Care, your infant/toddler well-being is our number one priority. Your child receives nurturing care and a well-rounded education. We customize our care and teaching to your child as an individual based on parent guid...

Posted on August 15, 2017 at 7:00 AM

How to handle back-to-school transitions & separation anxiety

As a kid, I loved buying supplies for the new school year, picking out my outfit for the first day and wondering what my new teacher would be like. Not all children feel the same way as I did (including my own) and many start feeling worried about the transition. Whether your child is starting school for the first time or is just one of those kids who struggles with new routines, here are some suggestions for how to make the back-to-school transition go a little more smoothly.

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Posted on August 14, 2017 at 9:09 AM by Julie Safranski

Focus on mistakes to help your child learn

If you are the parent of a child who is struggling with learning and/or attention and you are not getting support, answers or a plan of action from the school, you are not alone. Approximately 20% of school-aged children face some learning challenge during their academic careers. That’s 10 million children in the U.S. alone!

Many children, especially those without a diagnosis or clear-cut, identified challenge, are often not given the necessary support for their learning needs in the s...

Posted on August 08, 2017 at 1:18 PM by Heather Bragg

When parents fight on the playground

It was Father’s Day morning, so I took our 13-month-old to the park for a little father-son bonding. It was early, so I was surprised to see a few families already camped out near our favorite pieces of equipment. What I wasn’t surprised to see was one mom with a phone pressed against her ear and paying little to no attention to her young son. If you’ve read my blog, you know one of my pet peeves is parents focusing on their phones instead of their children, so the sight of this woman on ...

Posted on August 02, 2017 at 2:18 PM by Matt Beardmore

NPN parents: Get 15% off at Language Stars

*PARENT PERK BY LANGUAGE STARS*

 

Language Stars provides play-based world language classes for kids ages 1-12! Each of our native-speaking teachers uses FunImmersion®, which includes games, songs and fun activities to provide cultural and language enrichment. Whether this is your child’s first language experience or they already have been exposed to a world language, our play-based interactions in a full-immersion environment will allow your child to build their language skills the...

Posted on August 01, 2017 at 7:00 AM