Category Archives: Parenting

Your Child’s Development: Birth to 12 Months

This information is taken from Learning Fundamentals – the 2-vol parenting series that comes with Learning Values with Lucy & Wiz. The author, Colin Rose, is a specialist in developing learning and thinking skills in young children and a founder member of the UK Campaign for Learning. Please feel free to contact us for more information…

Read More

10 Beautiful Quotes about Mothers

“Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.” —Robert Browning “I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.” —Abraham Lincoln “My mother is my root, my foundation. She planted the seed that I base my life on, and that is the belief that the ability…

Read More

Help your child learn through all the senses

Another helpful piece from Learning Fundamentals, the parenting books that come with Learning Values with Lucy and Wiz: There is a big difference between a rich, stimulating, enjoyable environment – and pressure. Stress reduces the brain’s natural ability to learn and concentrate, and the child’s ability for self-control. The A+ Program is based on providing stress-free,…

Read More

10 Inspiring Quotes about Parenting

“No man should bring children into the world who is unwilling to persevere to the end in their nature and education.” ―Plato “If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don’t make him afraid of the unknown, give him support. ” ―Osho “Trust yourself. You know more than…

Read More

Recent and amazing facts about a child’s brain

Here’s some recent and amazing research on babies learning before birth, and the brain development after birth: Please consider sharing, particularly those with a baby and those who are expecting one. For more information and inspiration about parenting and early learning, please check out our Facebook page too.

Read More

Happy Children’s Day from Learning Time

Children’s Day is celebrated on different dates in different countries. Universal Children’s Day takes place annually on November 20. First proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in 1954, it was established to encourage all countries to institute a day, firstly to promote mutual exchange and understanding among children and secondly to initiate action to benefit and…

Read More

Learning time starts before birth!

Two books that we highly recommend to all those who are about to become parents: Origins by Annie Murphy Paul Windows to the Womb by David Chamberlain The latest discoveries about how the first nine months shape the rest of your life are truly amazing!

Read More

Learning FUNdamentals: A “Rounded” Child

Learning FUNdamentals is a 2-vol set of parenting books that come with Lifetime Values from Learning Time. These books are written by Colin Rose who is regarded as one of the world’s experts on learning. And here’s a wonderful excerpt from the volume, ‘Birth to Three Years’ I put the highest possible value on the…

Read More

When does learning begin?

Pop quiz: When does learning begin? Answer: Before we are born. Science writer Annie Murphy Paul talks through new research that shows how much we learn in the womb — from the lilt of our native language to our soon-to-be-favorite foods. [ted id=1289] Check out our Facebook page for daily inspiration on learning and parenting.

Read More

5 Tips to Prepare Your Child for Day 1 of School

Preschool is a big step for both child and parent. Try these 5 steps to keep you and your child positive about starting preschool! Read stories about children going to school for the first time. Talk to your child about what’s going on in the story — how the characters are feeling, the new adventures…

Read More