For Kids Who Stutter, Rhythm Perception May Be Key

HealthDay – Amy Norton “Children who stutter may have difficulty perceiving musical rhythms, a small study suggests. Researchers say the findings could offer some clues to the origins of the speech problem — and even hint at potential...

How To Raise Financially Savvy Kids

Forbes – Staff Writer “Parents do great teaching kids good manners and how to be safe, make their beds and be culturally savvy,” says Mary Hunt, personal finance expert and author of recently released Raising Financially Confident Kids. “But so...

Preschool teachers learning to use math with kids daily

Herald-Review – Valerie Wells “Math scares people. “I hear that all the time,” said Kim Dewey, instructional coach for Decatur schools. “Everyone thinks it’s funny: I can’t do math. But nobody ever says, ‘I picked up my newspaper today...

Study: Bedtime Routine Offers Kids Many Benefits

Central Illinois Proud – Staff Writer “If your child doesn’t have a nightly bedtime routine, he or she is missing out on a tremendous amount of health and behavioral benefits according to a new study. And you’re not alone. A multinational study consisting...