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We are pleased that Carolyn Smallwood, executive director of Way to Grow, shared our information on the seven experiences young children need to increase the odds that they will thrive and succeed in school and in life. Carolyn’s article was printed in Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder (MSR).   If provided with these foundational experiences and environments in the first…

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Is your toddler or preschooler developing the skills that are most important to school success? How can you tell and what should you do if you have concerns about being kindergarten ready? Marti shared with KARE 11 News at 11‘s Diana Pierce these five tips for helping your child be ready to succeed in school:…

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Read what Marti and other experts had to say about pre-K options in this Southwest Metro Magazine article written by Renée Stewart-Hester. Here is an excerpt:   “ECFE really is a category unto itself and is as much, or more, for parents as for children,” Marti Erickson, Ph.D., of momenough.com, says. “I think it is…

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Social and emotional development guests from St. David's Center

We all hope our children will be happy and successful when they enter school. But what are the most important skills they will need? And what is our role as parents in nurturing those skills? You may be relieved and pleased to learn that some of the most enjoyable things you do with your children…

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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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