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3 Parenting Tips To Help Your Toddler Learn Better Later In Life

May 12, 2017

One of the most important responsibilities

you have as a parent is to prepare your

child for their educational career. If you

aren't helping your kids learn how to read,

write, and problem solve at a young age,

they are going to continue to struggle for

years. That's why it's so important to start

working with your children as soon as

possible. 

Here are a few ways to help your kids

learn better later in life. 

Read to them
Reading to your children is one of the easiest and beneficial things you can do as a parent. Reading aloud to your child will help stimulate his or her brain development. Sadly, only 50% of all the parents of infants and toddlers regularly read to their children. You can read all kinds of fun and interesting stories to your kids and it'll be well worth it. Not only because of what they'll retain. Reading to your child will also strengthen their mind. 

Enroll them in child care centers
Child care centers can significantly help your children learn and grow during their infant and toddler years. If you're unsure of whether or not a child care center is right for your kid or not, visit a daycare center and talk to a child care services employee. At these daycare centers, your child will be able to interact with kids and build new relationships, which will certainly help them as they mature. 

Limit the amount of TV they watch
Don't just be the "cool" parent by letting your kids watch as much TV as they want. They don't know better so they will literally just watch TV for hours and hours. You can let them watch a show or two to relax every once in a while, but your kids should play more creative games or spend their time doing something much more productive than just wasting away watching TV. 

If you want to learn more about affordable daycare centers, contact Athania Parkway Early Childhood Center today.