The Brain-Changing Power of Conversation

RESEARCH STORIES The Brain-Changing Power of Conversation   For parents, childcare providers, and early educators, new research describes a simple and powerful way to build children’s brains: talk with them, early and often. A study in Psychological Science shows how conversation — the interplay between a parent or caregiver and a child — ignites the language centers in a child’s brain. It’s

The Benefits of Art for Kids

Everyone says art and creativity are important, but are you wondering what the actual benefits of art are for kids? Today I’m sharing some of the many kids’ art benefits as well as a quote about children’s art that I just love. The Benefits of Art and Artful Living Excerpted from The Artful Parent: Simple Ways to Fill Your Family’s