Teaching Critical Thinking

“Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.” – Roger Lewin Ph.D., British anthropologist Every day we’re inundated with information and often from two opposing sides. So how do we teach kids to evaluate the information they read and hear, whether it comes from the media, our leaders, family, or friends? Teaching […]

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Diary of a Potty Training Mom

Spring break! The perfect time to potty-train my two-and-a-half-year-old son. Since he was out of school, why shouldn’t I focus on potty training for a week and a half straight? I tried once before, but I wasn’t prepared. I wasn’t prepared for my kid insisting he needed to pee every 10 minutes, running to the […]

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Choosing a Preschool

If you have a child that will be ready for preschool in the fall, it is a good idea to get an early start on securing your child a spot in the preschool that is the best fit for him and for your family. Here are some tips to help guide you in your search […]

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Tips for Homeschooling from a Columbus, GA Mom

When we decided to home school our preschooler and our kindergartner, I felt just as lost as if someone had left me in the wilderness without a map. Which curriculum to buy? Which one has the best way to teach reading and math, especially when my kids had very different learning styles? I needed to […]

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Speech Disorders in Toddlers | Signs of a Speech Delay

Speech is defined as the ability to produce and form the sounds used in the words we speak, and is a skill needed to communicate and interact with the world around us. Speech skills have their own developmental milestones associated with them, which parents can use to track their child’s progress.  Speech disorders in toddlers are sometimes dismissed as ‘He’s just shy’ or “He will […]

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Choosing A Private School

Choosing a private school is not a simple task, since there is not a universal ranking system that you can use to determine if a private school is the right one for your child. Here are some tips to help you get started on your search for a school that will meet your child’s needs. […]

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