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9 Reasons why kids should play sport

Getting kids off the sofa and onto the sports pitch brings a wide variety of physical, mental and social skills which will bode well for them as they reach adulthood and beyond. And obviously, we would say that. But in order to prove our point, we’ve compiled no less than 9 reasons why kids should […]

Why Children Need play

With increasing emphasis at school on developing academic skills in children at younger and younger ages, what role does dramatic (“pretend”) play have in early childhood? Is the idea of play merely a throwback to another time when we did not have as much information about how children learn to read and acquire math skills? Is […]

How to help your child make friends (ages 6 to 8)

By; Kate Rauch Your child is in grade school and out to explore the world. But she is a bit of a loner and seems shy or reluctant to make friends, and this has you worried. Other kids your child’s age seem to have no trouble in the social-life department, easily making and keeping pals. […]