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Preschool Parenting Tip – Meeting New Friends

Children have different reactions when meeting kids for the first time and a lot of it has to do with setting an example. The way you and your child communicate at home affects how your child interacts with others. Be an active…

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How Preschoolers See TV

A lot of times small children see something different in a show than adults. Often children look for perspectives to unsolved problems at their social and emotional level. It could be that little Michael misses his mom during the day,…

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Hyperactive Children and Playtime

Is your child like the sun, beaming energy as she jumps from one couch to the next, tosses stuffed toys across the bed and dances wildly to a singing reindeer? Playdates with a hyperactive child don’t always include books on…

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Introverted Children and Playtime

Does your child like to play with toys alone? Is he gentle, quiet, or prefers to watch kids play from the side? It sounds like your beautiful girl or boy has an introverted temperament, just like the one third to…

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Engaging Your Child with Bilingual Vocabulary

Children love looking through pictures, which was the inspiration behind our vocabulary section. It is set up like a scrapbook with polaroid photos that your child can look through and tap on to hear the vocabulary word. Why not turn…

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The Benefits of Learning Chinese for Children

We’ve done a lot of reading on the subjects of early language learning, and the issues around Chinese language acquisition for young children.  Studies have shown that learning Chinese develops unique cognitive skills and enhances musical ability in children because…

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What Colors Mean in Chinese Culture

Colors are everywhere. They’re our brain’s way of sorting out the light reflected off every object and surface. We associate different colors with different meanings and ideas, and use colors to stir emotional reaction. Chinese culture and tradition use colors…

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Celebrations & Traditions: Red Eggs

Did you know that red eggs symbolize good wishes for a new start in Chinese culture?  Often served to guests as part of a baby’s first birthday and first month celebrations, red eggs can be given at other important birthdays…