How Crossing the Midline Impacts Your Child’s Development

Everyone knows physical movement is an important part of a healthy life, especially in childhood. Physical activity impacts our health in many ways but did you know that one specific type of physical movement can impact a child’s cognitive and emotional development? “Crossing the midline” requires both sides of the brain to communicate and work… Read More

Tough Talks: Answering Children’s Questions about Violence

With the current 24/7 news cycle, it can difficult to shield your children from hearing about violent acts and tragic events. Many parents wonder, “how do I talk to my young child about something so serious?” We have collected various resources to help. The first thing for parents and caregivers to understand is that safety… Read More

Gender Bias Starts Early

No one can deny we want young children to develop confidence, dream big and understand that everyone is smart and strong in their own, individual way. The Boston Globe recently shared findings of a study published the in journal Science. The study looked at 400 children between the ages of 5 and 7 and found “girls… Read More

Sesame Street Tackles Important Topics

Many of us have memories of Sesame Street from our childhood. The show, premiering in 1969, has been welcomed into homes for half a century. Sesame Street has constantly evolved over the past five decades, integrating educational with timely social issues. An article from Smithsonian Magazine explains, “For years the show’s creators have been spicing up… Read More