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January 2011

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The Nap-Resister: When Your Child Needs a Nap but Won’t Take One

Here are a few typical reasons kids won’t nap—and suggestions to solve each problem:

Your Child Needs a Friend

Friends help a child learn different ways to relate to others. Through interacting with friends, your child learns more about who they are.

10 Ways to Share Love with Your Child this Valentine’s Day

Show your love this Valentine's Day with activities that you can do for your child, or with your child.

How to Help Your Child Understand Today's Math

Why is math so challenging for so many kids? The answer is that it requires two very important abilities--patience and perseverance.

A Teachable Moment: The New Year Is a Good Time to Forgive

Here's a two-part solution for keeping a successful New Year's resolution!

Danielle Kovach: New Jersey's 2010 Teacher of the Year

Roxbury resident Danielle Kovach teaches third grade special education at Tulsa Trail Elementary School in Hopatcong and was recently named New Jersey’s 2010 “Teacher of the Year.” We spoke with Danielle to find out about her career, her recognition, and educating children in the Garden State.

Learn How to Spot a Learning Disability

A learning disability is characterized by difficulties in acquiring information and typically gives rise to academic deficiencies. This partial list of behaviors may suggest a child has a learning disability.

Sleepaway Camp: Separation Concerns

If your child is anxious about the thought of going to sleepaway camp, do some thinking, planning, and talking now, so you can enrich your child’s first camp experience before it even begins.

Dos and Don'ts of Camp Homesickness

American Camp Association offers these tips on the dos and don'ts of homesickness while at camp