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Wondering how organize your home to help your three-year-old thrive? The Montessori Children's House of Durham shared tips in a Carolina Parent live Facebook chat.
There's no question that kids like apps, but are they actually good for them?
Should kids learn to read in print or pixels? These tips encourage both skills at every age.
Lucy Daniels Center's Lucy's Book Club program received a $24,000 grant in October from the Golden Corral Charitable Fund of Triangle Community Foundation.
What's the best way to communicate with your toddler or preschooler? Carolina Parent's live Facebook chat with Montessori Children's House of Durham revealed answers.
Try these strategies for supporting strong decision-making skills, from toddlerhood through adolescence.
For both working and stay-at-home parents, helping a child adjust to being in new places is an inevitable step of early childhood.
On August 20, 2014, Carolina Parent hosted a live Facebook chat with Primrose Schools on the importance of early education and development for children during their first five years. Here's a transcript of the conversation:
When it comes to solving social problems, preschoolers and elementary students are often overlooked as people who can make a difference.
The Triangle is home to quality museums. Expand your family's knowledge of science, history, culture and art at these permanent exhibits.
On May 15, 2014, Carolina Parent hosted a live Facebook chat with the Montessori Children's House of Durham. For those who missed this event, here's a transcript of the conversation!
Students at Bright Horizons Family Solutions in Apex participated in Cuts for the Cure on Feb. 24.
Here's a look at some of our top picks of products that make life more fun or parenting easier. See these top 5 educational websites for preschoolers, too.
Marbles Kids Museum in Raleigh recently opened a new exhibit that introduces young children to the kindergarten experience.
Smart Boards, computers, iPads, flip cameras and robots. Sounds like you’ve just entered an electronics store, but this actually describes many preschool classrooms in the Triangle as they begin to embrace technology.
Sites help parents navigate 'apps' for special needs.
If the thought of the "birds and bees" talk makes you sweat, you're not alone. But experts say it's not something you should skip.
Each young patient at New Bern Ridge Pediatrics starts kindergarten with a home library of up to 10 new, carefully chosen books.
Preschoolers are playing less vigorously outside, but N.C. State is working to get them moving by redesigning preschool playgrounds.
How can a parent interpret a child's reaction to different learning environments?
Here are some ways to encourage kids to pitch in — from the pokiest preschooler to the most petulant preteen.
Teacher-student traumas are often fixable. Here are tips for a smoother school year.
When a child doesn't click with an instructor, these tips can smooth the bumps for a better school year.
Discover age-specific strategies to help your children build healthy financial habits.
The Triangle offers lots of options for children's music education. See how to get the most out of music programs for kids of all ages.
See Carolina Parent's editors picks for the best gifts of toys, games, gear & more for kids from birth to age 5.
See these toy safety guidelines for newborns through 12-year-olds.
Raising a manners-challenged child? You're not alone. See our age-appropriate guide for help.
As elections approach, now is a great time to teach kids how our electoral process works.