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How to Discipline Your Toddler: No Spanking

As a provider of childcare in Bronx, New York, we often have to deal with disciplining toddlers. Toddlers are in the stage where they begin to explore their feelings and boundaries of behavior. This can lead to aggressive behavior and tantrums. So, how do you deal with that behavior? Some parents push for spanking or … Continue reading

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How Long a Child Should Sleep in a Day

Just as everybody else’s concern, children should get the right amount of sleep every day to be healthier. Sleep is essential in a child’s development because their bodies need enough rest for proper growth and enhanced learning. Sharon Baptist Head Start gives you the breakdown of each age group’s adequate amount of sleep every day recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics. As … Continue reading

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What Children Learn During Playtime

Playtime is an essential part of a child’s development. It is during this time that they learn many things all by themselves or with someone guiding them. Children enjoy playing so much that their days are mostly composed of playtime. It is also one of the things they look forward to every day. Sharon Baptist Head … Continue reading

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Technology and Kids: Using Media in Your Favor

As a provider of childcare in the Bronx, New York, we have taken part in the debate of media use in children. For children under six years old, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends under one hour of total screen time per day; however, this seems impractical, if not impossible, to avoid technology in today’s … Continue reading

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Children’s Building and Developing Vocabulary

Babies, as early as 6 months old, can already mouth some easy words, especially in calling out their parents. Their brain development enables them to pick up easy and repeated sounds. With this, they can follow and understand how these sounds are used to indicate a certain meaning. It is amazing how children learn to … Continue reading

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