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Early Years

One, Two, Buckle My Shoe! Great Read-Aloud Books for You and Your Baby to Enjoy Together

It’s never too early to read to your baby. As soon as your baby is born, they start learning. By reading with your baby, you foster a love of books and reading right from the start. Here are our top five picks and tips for reading with your babe.

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Playschool is More Than Just Fun!

Daycare and preschool present enormous benefits for your child. “Both offer kids experiences they might not get at home, such as exposure to a larger social environment that can help them learn how to get along well with others,” says Cathy Keller, the director of a preschool and infant care centre. Who knew that 18 month olds could have friends? When kids go to daycare and preschool, their schedule tends to fill up with play-dates and birthday parties. Developmentally, kids who’ve done at least a year of preschool are more ready to jump into the learning environment of Kindergarten too.

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Making a Communication Connection With Your Preschooler

Do you want to have interesting conversations and communicate openly with your teenager? Here’s a secret: Developing a strong communication connection with your child begins by learning the best ways to communicate with your preschool-age child.

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Reading Around the Home

There are many ways you can promote reading with your children other than through books. While books are of course a wonderful resource, your home also provides a variety of additional reading material.

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