My father used to say this to us years ago and weight of his words revisited me this past week as I toured northern Italy with my children and grandchildren. For those of you who tuned in last week, I shared my first impressions of arriving in Venice, the floating city. I was awestruck. I…
Thanksgiving from the #TeamMCESS
🙏🏾 Thanksgiving is a time when we gather with family and friends to give thanks for all we have received throughout the year. – 🥰 This year, I am especially thankful for all of YOU!!! – 🤗 May God bless you today and always! Happy Thanksgiving from my family to yours! – 💁🏽♀️What are you thankful for today?
Children Must Be Seen And Heard
👧🏼👦🏾👧🏻🧒🏽👧🏿🧒🏼👧🏽👦🏻Every child needs to know that they are seen, heard, and important. — 🕰 As adults, we must make the effort to give undivided attention to our children. — 🙇🏻♂️🙇🏾♀️🙇🏽♂️Moments of quality and quantity time impact a child’s identity, self-esteem, confidence, and behavior towards others. — 💁🏽♀️ What are ways that you show your children they are…
Support Your Child’s Learning
In my experience, many fathers desire to be active participants in their children’s education but don’t know how to work with them. – When they use my project-based curriculums, they are able to facilitate their early learners’ education while having fun doing so! – You can help me equip parents to unlock the genius in…
🌎The world opens up to anyone who can read. – 📚This first has to be modeled for children in ways that demonstrate the power of the written word and encourages a love for books at the same time. – 💁🏽♀️ What are ways that you build a strong literacy foundation in your family?
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👶🏻👦🏾👧🏻🧒🏽🧒🏼👧🏾Early childhood is the most important developmental period in a person’s life. _ 💁🏽♀️Would you consider helping me use my 40 years of experience as an early childhood professional to unlock the genius in every child? _ ✅ You can join my Patreon family by subscribing for as little as $3/month today! _ 📲Just click the…
Where to Find Great Deals on Kids Books
QUICK TIP #10: Where to Find Great Deals on Kids Books _ 📖 Everyone loves a good book and a great deal! _ 💁🏽♀️ Did you know you can find both at @goodwillintl? You can find all kinds of great kids books for your home library there, even some vintage books that are out of print. It’s…
🌎 The world opens up to anyone who can read. _ 📚 This first has to be modeled for children in ways that demonstrate the power of the written word and encourages a love for books at the same time. _ 💁🏽♀️ What are ways that you build a strong literacy foundation in your family?
How Grandparents Can Encourage Literacy in Early Learners
Grandparents hold a special place in their grandchildren’s hearts and vice versa. How can we as parents and grandparents facilitate this special relationship and literacy opportunity with our (grand)children, especially when they are far away? __ 📲Make audio and/or video recordings of you reading their favorite books! This way children can see the love in…
Literacy…the road to human progress
👩🏽👨🏾🦱👩🏻🦳🧔🏽👩🏻🦱👨🏻🦰👨🏽🦳👵🏾 As parents, grandparents, and educators, we are the best facilitators and motivators for our children’s learning. __ 💁🏽♀️ What effective ways do you use to encourage literacy with your children or students? __ ✅ Like and 💬comment below! __ 📲 Share with your friends!
Literacy Is A Gift
🎁 Literacy is a gift we must give to every child, and reading out loud to your children is the best way to present it. _ 📚What book are you currently reading with your children or students? _ ✅ Like and 💬comment below! _ 📲 Share with your friends!
Promote Literacy @ Home
✨👦🏾👧🏻👧🏽🧒🏼✨Your child is intelligent beyond what you can imagine! _ 📚 Cultivate an environment that promotes literacy in your home. _ 📖 What is your child’s favorite book? _ ✅ Like and 💬 comment below! _ 📲 Tag your friends to join the conversation! _