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Child’s Play

Child’s Play

Even though it may appear as if your child is "just-playing", play is actually an essential part of his development. Through play, your child builds self-esteem, curiosity, problem solving skills, language skills, math skills, cooperation, balance, strength, and coordination Here are some ways that your child learns through play: Through block play, your child will learn [...]
Entering Adolescence: Developmental Milestones

Entering Adolescence: Developmental Milestones

Physical As puberty begins, many changes occur in height, proportions, skin, hair, and mood. Clumsy coordination - arms and legs grow first before the body can catch up. Emotional/Social  Interest in joining teams. Learning to interact with peers in more complex interactions with many rules. Mood swings due to changing hormones. School Homework load usually [...]
Spring Break Activities in Alabama For Kids

Spring Break Activities in Alabama For Kids

Spring break fun isn’t just for teens and young adults! Here’s a list of spring break activities in Alabama for kids. Beaches Need a spring break beach without the spring break mayhem? Try these kid-friendly Alabama beaches! From March 4 to April 16, alcoholic beverages are not permitted on Alabama Gulf Coast beaches, making teenage [...]
Spring Break Activities for Teens

Spring Break Activities for Teens

Spring break isn’t just for college students. Teens in high school can enjoy a vacation from school while also being productive at the same time. Around junior year of high school, most students begin preparing for college. Spring break is the perfect time to start the process. Here are a few activities for high school [...]
When Your Child Says “I’m Bored” During Spring Break

When Your Child Says “I’m Bored” During Spring Break

Spring break is full of fun, but during spring break children are never as occupied as they were during the school term. Due to increased downtime, you may find that your child is complaining about boredom more than usual. Below are a few tips to help you deal with excessive complaints of boredom. Make odd [...]
Spring Break: Safety for Teens

Spring Break: Safety for Teens

For teens, spring break gets a major renovation around senior year of high school. This transformation takes place primarily because by age 17, most teens have their driver’s license and are ready to hit the road. In preparation for spring break, teens often collaborate and plan overnight trips to nearby destinations. Although it is common [...]
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