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Mother-daughter duo Marti and Erin Erickson, Twin Cities-based family and parenting experts will give a presentation from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 28, at Chaska High School, Blue Forum (B100). According to news release from District 112’s Community Education department, their talk addresses the demands of parents and how to better define values and…

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If you missed our live Facebook chat on investing in early childhood development, you can read through the many interesting comments that were posted! This is a very important topic, and we were lucky to have Dr. Megan Gunnar, Director of the Institute of Child Development at the University of Minnesota, join Marti and the…

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Too often people think of “education” as something that begins when children enter kindergarten. Yet a wealth of research shows that a child’s success in school and life (in fact, the very architecture of a child’s brain) is shaped in powerful ways by experiences in the earliest months of life. Furthermore, economic research demonstrates that…

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Marti & Erin on a walk along the coast

Now that the Minnesota deep freeze has subsided, Marti & Erin are confessing that they escaped the whole thing by fleeing to California! Take a peek at the fun they had while enjoying family time together.  

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Good early education programs are expensive, but economists say they are the best public investment we can make. Watch this University of Minnesota Institute of Child Development video to learn more!   For the UofM’s Institute of Child Development, click here. To listen to Dr. Art Rolnick’s Invest Now or Pay More Later interview, click…

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