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Learning to read and spell in English would be so simple if all similar-sounds were spelled the same. They aren’t. English has so many difficult spelling rules! Take for example the letter ‘a’ as in the word ‘cake.’ The long ‘a’ sound is written differently in different words, as in baby, ape, sail, play, steak, vein, eight and they.



As indicated by Infant Massage WINC™, the following have been shown to be major benefits of infant massage: 1) promoting bonding and attachment by enhancing two-way communication between the caregiver and child; 2) providing physical relief of colic, gas, constipation, and reflux in babies by toning the digestive tract, stimulating the food absorption hormones, and releasing endorphins in the body to relieve pain and emotional distress; 3) promoting relaxation as the physical touch releases hor



Do you know any children who struggle with writing? No wonder. More skills are involved in writing than any other academic subject. But the one skill often considered to be the foundation of successful writing isverbal language. The majority of children with writing difficulties have underlying verbal language disorders, yet many of these children are not properly identified.In this article, I will briefly clarify the association between verbal and written language, and offer “red flags” for ref



As promised in Part 1, Clarifying Gray Areas in Family Tech Use: Separating Red Herrings from Red Flags, this follow-up post offers resolutions for the common tech dilemmas many families face. How do I moderate my child’s screen time when all of their assignments are online and have to be handed in electronically? My kid needs a phone so we can stay in contact, especially in case of emergency. My kid reminds me thattheyown the phone or device. In fact, it was a gift we gave to them.



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