Research shows that the first five years of your child’s life are critical in their development. These years set the stage for future success! The foundations of sensory-motor, physical, social, emotional and cognitive development are formed during these years. More than one million new neural connections are formed every second in the first few years of life. Your child’s
If you’re like the majority of Americans, you listen to podcasts. In fact, a whopping 48 million Americans listen to podcasts on a weekly basis. But you might think that enjoying a podcast is an activity for grownups only. While that might have been the case in the early days of podcasting, now there are
You’ve probably seen videos on social media of angelic-looking children covered in chocolate ardently denying that they had ANYTHING to do with the missing cupcakes. (Or perhaps you’ve witnessed this in action at your own home!) These sweet-faced kids look up at their accuser, eyes wide, and insist that they are innocent, even when the
You’ve seen lists of best places to live in the US or world, but there’s no need to pick up and move. Here are ten fantastic reasons that Indiana is a great place to raise your family! 1. Easy access to surrounding states and centrally located airport Indiana is right in the heart of the
Dr. John Medina wrote about 12 “Brain Rules” to help us all become more intelligent, more effective humans. These rules have become a movement in schools in the last years. His website discusses the implications for exercise, sleep, senses, and music on knowledge and learning, just to name a few.
A lot has changed since the end of the 1990s, and those changes are so common now that kids don’t even think of them. So this November, take a minute to remember all the things that they might take for granted, and maybe even remind them about some the advantages of modern life.
The cost associated with childcare can be a burden on families, but there are options available to make things a little easier. Indiana has a special program known as the Child Care Development Fund (CCDF) that provides assistance to low income families who meet a certain criteria.