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Your Child’s a Poet, and Here’s How to Show It

There’s a really easy way to spice up your child’s ordinary reading and writing routine: poetry! Sprinkling some poems into your usual mix can keep reading time feeling fresh and fun for the entire family, while dramatically boosting your kid’s literacy skills.

How to Find a Great Preschool for Your Child

Although there is no definitive map for arriving at the “right” preschool, programs do have some signposts. You just have to know they are there. What I learned from visiting schools and talking to experts boils down to this: Focus on the teachers.

More to Pink Than Meets the Eye

For the girls out there who love all things pink and girly, Pinkalicious gives them a role model who is valued by her community: a girl who is never made to feel like she has to choose between loving pink and being a smart, creative thinker.

Teaching Your Child About Black History Month

Use Black History Month as a starting point to introduce children to books and stories that reflect other cultures and ethnicities, but celebrate Black history and cultural diversity all year long.

Get Smart with the Arts!

Did you know that arts activities can improve children’s school skills and “smarts”? Activities like singing, playing instruments, dancing, and drawing can help children be better at math, science, and literacy.