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A Good Night Sleep

by Cynthia Parker-M ED. Children need their sleep for healthy growth.  A newborn needs up to 18 hours of sleep per day (including naps) while a five year old still need up to 11 hours per day.  Developing healthy sleep

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Mother’s Day Ideas

Nothing says I Love You to a mom quite like a handmade gift.  Mom’s don’t need expensive jewelry or shopping sprees (although we won’t say No to those either). A simple, thoughtful handmade gift from our babies (even our big babies)

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Toddlers and Biting

Biting is a developmentally appropriate behavior for toddlers.  Many children experiment with biting between the ages of 1-3.  The child’s caregivers play a pivotal role in helping the child develop more positive problem solving behaviors during this time. Biting is

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Kindergarten Results

We recently asked the parents of some of our graduates from our Westford Kindergarten program how things were going post-NGCC and here are some of the wonderful responses our Director Sandie Leger received: Ella is off to a great start

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Dear Director: Is My Child Ready for Fireworks?

The management teams at our schools field parenting and child development questions each week from families and teachers.  They provide answers that are grounded in knowledge of all aspects of early childhood education and answers that are realistic for today’s

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Establishing a Bedtime Routine

Sleep is essential for a healthy family dynamic, both for children and for parents.  Everyone in the family functions better when they are getting enough hours of quality sleep each night. Age Hours of Sleep 0 – 2 months 10.5

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