January 2015

Furthering our learning of language development in our children, our weekly Parent Topic is on bilingualism.  Please review this fascinating and recent article from The New Yorker - Is Bilingualism Really An Advantage?  It is remarkable that in the first half of the 20th century,...

Thankfully, research has shown that parents are much more concerned that their children grow up to be “kind, compassionate and helpful” compared to being successful in life.  If caring is the top priority for parents- not achievement- what can we do to raise children whom...

After a careful review of numerous resources on fine motor development in young children, TLC encourages all parents to review the following early intervention site where fine motor development is explained in detail, providing expected milestones, and activities to support fine motor skills.  To further...

Yes, there are 9 toddlers and 9 parents completely absorbed in the TLC Developmental Group Activity! As promised, here is the Gingerbread Play Dough recipe (this will last all winter!):1 cup flour 1/2 cup salt 2 tsp cream of tartar 1 Tbsp cinnamon 2 tsp ginger 1 tsp nutmeg 1 tsp...

Every semester in our TLC Play & Parenting classes we will focus on SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT in young children.  Need a concise overview of developmental milestones for social-emotional development? Visit the following trust-worthy link from PBS: Social-Emotional Milestones.  Click on this excellent overview of social-emotional development in young children...