CONSTRUCTION ZONE: Your Child’s Growing Brain

by Nancy Rahimi

Have you ever thought, “Who is this child of mine? They seem so different today than they were just a day or two ago.” If so, you would actually be right; internally your child may be quite different then he or she was just a few hours before.

The brain is the only organ that is incomplete at birth. It continues to grow new cells for about three years after birth. Continue reading CONSTRUCTION ZONE: Your Child’s Growing Brain

Go Out and Play!

By Nancy Rahimi and Rebecca Fewkes

It’s a beautiful summer morning. What should you do with the children today? There is an easy and free option close to you: your local park. An outing to the park holds more benefits than you can imagine. What can your children learn when they play at the park? Surely they are just coasting on a swing… or just throwing a ball… or just planting twigs in the sand? It is just play—and it is just perfect for them! Here are a few ways in which play at the park enriches your little one…. Continue reading Go Out and Play!