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Tracey Clayton is a full time mom of three girls. She loves cooking, baking, sewing, spending quality time with her daughters and she’s passionate for writing. She is contributor on High Style Life and her motto is: “Live the life you love, love the life you live.”

Early childhood is riddled with excitement, laughter, tears, exploration, and conquering new heights. Quite literally in fact as a child learns early on how to crawl, stand on its two feet and wobble around in search of interaction, entertainment, and knowledge. The very fact that children display a tendency to touch, examine and taste (oh the horror) everything they come into contact with means that their developing brains need guidance, knowledge and various creative stimuli that will help them develop their motor skills and cognitive functions early on.
Sometimes we look at our children, noticing how innocent they are. A child’s innocence is a lovely thing, so when the time comes for them to grow up and face the harsh realities of the world, our heart breaks. Choices are all around them as they walk through life, and it’s not an easy thing to know what the right decision with the best outcome might be. Small kids and teens both need their parents for a very large part of their life, but we can’t always be there for them.
Young Children
Peaceful environment is crucial for child’s healthy development. If they don’t go to sleep on time, have interrupted eating regimen or live in a hectic surroundings, their development will be highly jeopardized. Therefore, it’s vital that parents focus on creating peaceful environment for their children. With a few helpful suggestions, you’ll be able to provide your child with various different activities they should engage in during the day, and you won’t have to worry about disrupting their healthy growth.   Morning routine  
Cultivate the Love for School and Studying in Children
"Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family." – Kofi Annan
Ways to Ease Kindergarten Anxiety
Starting kindergarten can be stressful both for the child and their parents. It’s a big change, and it needs to be introduced into the kid’s life the right way so they could adapt to it. It’s difficult to transition from a safe, loving home into the world of social interaction with others that may not necessarily be aware of your child’s needs or feelings. In order to make this process easier, we present you with a few tips that will help the whole family learn how to deal with this big change.  
All kids (and let’s face it all adults) love parties. It’s important to celebrate important events and cut yourself some slack every once in a while. But, for children at least, parties are about more than just entertainment. They can play a significant role in the personal development of your kid. This is especially true for those kids who are struggling at school, going through a hard personal time or just feel left out in general. Families are the key to building self-esteem at a young age and these sorts of festive events are the way to do it.
You’ve probably noticed that green is everywhere nowadays meaning that more and more people are deciding to become responsible citizens of this planet. It’s becoming clear that all things are connected, meaning that every single thing we do every day has an impact on our planet - from eating to cleaning the house to purchasing clothes. Teaching your kids to reduce, reuse, and recycle is very important because “the future lies in the hands of children” is not just a figure of speech.
Getting kids interested in reading is becoming increasingly difficult. Books have to compete with all the other entertainment out there. Their biggest disadvantage is that reading is an active process – it requires full and undivided attention, while most other media can be consumed half-heartedly.
There is definitely no shortage of superhero movies coming out these days. And while some people are becoming annoyed at the sheer amount of them, for parents, superhero movies make a great ally. Why? For a very simple reason – superheroes are great for children and in more ways than one.   The Human Need for Heroes  
Air pollution is still the biggest threat to our planet. Breathing contaminated air has a negative impact on our health, and children are the ones who suffer the most serious consequences. According to experts, air pollution is not only responsible for respiratory diseases, but it can also affect a child’s brain development, create abnormalities and lower the IQ.   Children and air pollution  

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