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Building a Bilingual Global Future at the German International School

Ever wish you mastered another language as a child? When kids have a bilingual education, they’re challenged daily to step out of their comfort zone and connect language to the world around them. Becoming bilingual gives children the tools to…

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29 Subscription Boxes Kids Will Love

Not sure what to buy for the kid who has everything? Gift a subscription kit or service, a present that she’ll use year-round.

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Why September Babies Are More Athletic (According to Studies)

Here are a few unique traits that make babies born in this month special.

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How to Encourage Physical, Emotional & Intellectual Development in Kids

If you want your children to excel in all walks of life, it is important to understand how they develop.

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These Mom Inventions Are Changing the Toy & Play Landscape

Your go-to list for the best kids and baby toys, services and more.

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The Best Ways to Foster Your Child’s Brain Development

85% of brain growth occurs in the first three years. Here are several ways to ensure your child engages in activities and habits that will simultaneously foster their brain health and development.

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6 Things Nutrition Experts Say to Always Buy & 4 Things to Leave Off Your List

We asked around for tips on what we should be stocking up on the next time we go shopping, and we got great feedback.

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What’s Up, Doc? Your Guide to Well-Baby Doctor Visits During Baby’s First Year

Find out what to bring and what to expect at your well-baby visits with your pediatrician.

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Play On: Our Top Picks for Play Mats and Baby Gyms

Whether you’re looking for a stylish mat to play on or a fun-filled way to keep baby occupied so you can get things done, you’ll find it here.

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Creative Growth & Development Activities You Can Do at Home

“With the right toys and activities, parents can foster creative growth and development at home, long before the age of one.”

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24 Festive Holiday Gifts for $20 & Under

Trying to stick to a budget this year? These gifts are big on fun, but small on price.

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Key Strategies for Raising a Child during a Pandemic

“Being a parent under normal circumstances can be a constant balancing act. Throw in a global pandemic, and you’re faced with more questions than ever.”

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Teach Your Baby Physics, Math & More with This New App

The infantio app offers two modes, stimulate and soothe.

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The Best Indoor Play Spaces in Austin

Don’t let the weather get you down—try out these indoor play spaces to get the wiggles out!

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Are Your Kids Afraid of the Doctor? Then Play This Game

Playing this clever, imaginative game will not only help alleviate a child’s fears and anxiety about going to the doctor, but it will also help expand their imagination and storytelling abilities.

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Why Gifting an Experience Should Be Top of Mind This Holiday Season

Why add to the pile of never-used toys? Rather, gift an experience and see your present add to a child’s imagination, positive social interaction and memories that will last a lifetime.

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Everyday Things Parents Do to Help Their Baby Learn

Creative use of simple, everyday objects can go a long way in helping your baby learn about the world around them.

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Gymnastics Is Way More Beneficial for Kids Than You Think

Gymnastics provides an opportunity for children to acquire not just physical skills, but social and emotional skills that will be a compass for their future. It’s a sport that truly benefits the whole child.

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Tech Tools That Help Teach Life Skills

By leveraging online resources, even a busy parent can find the time to promote your child’s cognitive development and provide them with skills that will come in handy for the rest of their lives.

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Why Are Educational Toys Crucial for Kids?

By integrating fun, educational toys in your child’s life, you’ll encourage their social and cognitive growth as well as their physical development.

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The 6 Best Rhyming Picture Books for Early Readers

Besides improving memory and cognitive development, rhyming books promote language development, and just make stories more fun!

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Is Your Nursery Keeping Up with Your Growing Baby?

As parents, we can create environments that are developmentally appropriate and that stimulate their emerging milestones.

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Is Your Oldest Child the Smartest? This Study Weighs In

Research says one of your kids has an advantage over the others.

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Why You Shouldn’t Always Let Your Child Pick the Activity

As your child has gotten older, she likely has more formed opinions on what types of classes and activities she wants to participate in. Following her interests is a great idea; however, there are other things to take into consideration when booking classes. 

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Study Says Kids Benefit When Their Moms Have Close Friends

Having mom friends is just as important to your kids as it is for you.

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We Teach Our Kids Cursive—but Can They Actually Read It?

“My daughter never had trouble reading typed materials, but if I put a handwritten document in front of her, her eyes would glaze over.”

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5 Skills to Look for When Picking Classes for Your Preschooler

Here’s what parents need to know so they can make the best choices for their kids.

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I Wouldn’t Get Rid of the Dog When I Got Pregnant, because Science

People have different opinions about whether having a pet for children is a good idea.

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7 Elements of Play & How They Impact Classroom Learning

As a child, remember when you used to grab your bike and friends and head down to the park to play on the playground for hours? The value of play is undeniable, as it is closely tied to the development…

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How to Teach Your Kids a Foreign Language When English Is All You Speak

I have plenty of friends and acquaintances in international, multilingual marriages who are raising their children to speak two and even three languages. Fantastic for them. But what about the rest of us plain old English-speaking Americans, with plain old…

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This Is Why September Babies Are More Successful, According to Science

This latest research shows why kids born in September have a higher rate of academic success.

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What I’ve Learned About Raising Bilingual Kids in a Monolingual Household

Raising bilingual children is both exciting and exhausting. When bringing up children of different languages in a monolingual home, it is a mixture of language learning in many different ways.
Children, by nature, want to learn. Indeed, the more they…

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Dad’s Role in Baby Care is Linked to a Boost in Mental Development

Science uncovers how a dad’s involvement early on affects kids later in life.

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