Even if they cannot read themselves, children start recognizing patterns in storytelling, rhymes, phonetic awareness and letter and word recognition. As they listen to stories, it also increases their communication skills. They can ask questions and start making connections.
As we watch our children try on daddy’s shoes or wear mommy’s jewelry, not only does it melt our hearts, but there is something magical happening! Your child’s creative and emotional capacities are developing at an astonishing rate. Imaginative play is not only amusing, but also critical for your child’s growth and development.
As the new school year begins, we are reminded of how well our children “share,” and the thing they share most often, while unknowingly, are germs. The best way to protect these very young children is for all family members and caregivers to get a flu vaccine each year.
This week’s blog post is a compilation of some simple tips and tricks to have more energy- for your kids and for yourself.