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Does Early Childhood Education Really Matter
Does Early Childhood Education Really Matter

“Does early childhood education REALLY matter? And do I as a parent  have to get involved in it?” As an early childhood educator, I get asked that a lot. This is even more so when both parents are working at full-time jobs. When we come home, we’re tired and the last...

14 Rules Kids Won’t Learn in School
14 Rules Kids Won’t Learn in School

Growing up in the 1960’s and 1970’s, life was relatively simple then. It was still OK to hitchhike a ride from strangers, we didn’t have mobile phones or X-Box games. Colour TV didn’t exist for much of my very early childhood and we learned to create and keep...

Parenting Styles
Parenting Styles

Children need adults (parents) who would take the time to get involved with them to support their learning in the early years. However, there’s getting involved and there’s getting involved! There are many parenting styles. Diane Baumrind, one of the most well-known...