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What Could Your Kids Gain (or Lose) This Summer?

For most kids, the end of the school year evokes images of sun-filled days at the pool, adventurous family vacations, no alarm clocks and extended bedtimes.

However, water parks and playgrounds may not be the only places your children experience a “slide” this summer. Whether you call it the “summer slide” or “brain drain,” children often fall behind without any

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Neuro-what? Why Neuroplasticity Is the Key to Making Your Smart Kid Even Smarter.

What is neuroplasticity?

Many of us can still remember hearing, “Don’t hold your breath until your face turns red! You’ll kill your brain cells and they’ll never grow back!” Growing up we knew our parents’ wisdom should typically be trusted, and you probably shouldn’t hold your breath until your face turns red.

Winter Break Blog

Fun and Easy Tips to Keep Kids Learning during the Holiday Season

Sleigh bells ringing, chestnuts roasting, snow is falling—it’s the most wonderful time of the year! The holiday season is an opportunity to spend quality time with our loved ones, give thanks to one another and celebrate the arrival of a new year.
It also means that the kiddos are out of school for an extended

Brainy Halloween Blog

Frightfully Fun Activities for a Brainy Halloween

Boo! Ghosts and goblins are out and about and witches are walking among us! The Halloween season sparks imagination, creativity and a sense of wonder in children of all ages. Who are we kidding? Even adults like to partake in the season of spooky make-believe. This time of year is a great opportunity to build