Choosing a Childs First Musical Instrument

First Musical Instrument for Children

Although learning to play a musical instrument can begin at any age, childhood is a wonderful place to start, because kids have a marvelous capacity for mastering new skills.

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How Fantasy Play Benefits a Child

Fantasy Play Benefits for Children

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Children have seemingly lost some of their imagination as video games have taken over their time. Even little children have become drawn to tv and video games more now than ever! Sparking fantasy play can be easy when you provide the right environment while limiting electronic time. The benefits of fantasy play are astounding! Here are some of the fantasy play benefits.

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Bedtime Stress Busters for Kids

Bedtime Stress Busters for Kids

Children as young as three years old experience stress of varying degrees. Regardless of the cause of stress, it is a very real experience for kids and it quite often feels most overwhelming at bedtime. To help kids relax and hopefully guarantee a good night’s sleep try some of these tips.

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What to do With Kids When it Rains

Rainy Day Activities With Kids

Rainy days don’t have to spell disaster for moms and kids. In fact, rainy days allow a family to bond with a variety of enjoyable activities. From movies to Monopoly, plenty of rainy day activities exist to keep you entertained for hours.

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The Easiest Ways to Prevent Childhood Obesity

The Easiest Ways to Prevent Childhood Obesity

The rate of childhood obesity has more than doubled in the past 30 years. Learn the simple steps that can help prevent it. The most recent National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, conducted by the Centers for Disease Control, found that nearly 20 percent of children were obese. Read that again. Not just overweight, but obese. This means that for children their age and height, they rank in the top 95th percentile or above. A staggering statistic when compared to results of previous generations.

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