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  • Stephanie Dauenhauer

    We are forcing our children to grow up too quickly. They are children they are suppose to play outside, make messes, throw fits, give hugs and kiss after throwing a tantrum! Lincoln knows how to count to 3, knows his colors, and is learning his letters but we are doing it at his pace!!

  • ∞Kelly Lussier Shoe∞

    ~How many after school activities are too many? A great list of signs that show it's getting to be too much for them, even if they want to do things. Learning to breath, relax & enjoy time with our kids. *

  • Jocelyn ♥

    Childhood is not a race to see how quickly a child can read, write, and count. Childhood is a small window of time to learn and develop at the pace that is right for each individual child.

  • Laura Graig

    Homeschool High School Tip Get more tips and advice here http://www.facebook.com/HomeschoolHighSchool

  • Evelyn G Morgan

    Like the quote on the picture. Orig: How after-school activities can damage your child...a thought provoking article!

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Childhood is not a race to see how quickly a child can read, write, and count. Childhood is a small window of time to learn and develop at the pace which is right for each individual child.

Childhood is not a race, is a personal learning environment at their own pace cc Gustavo Garcia Lutz @Diana De León Cerda @Alejandra García Redín Ileana Cruz S

Gah! I need to remember this.... Every time you find yourself being drawn into other people's drama, repeat these words.

Every child is gifted; they just unwrap their packages at different times or may have different contents.

  • Alyssa Brisby

    Just because they are different in some ways doesn't mean we treat them without respect. They are still gifted, but they, just like other kids, unwrap their packages at their own time.

  • John Hoffman

    David, why would you say that?

  • Jenna G

    He's a troll. Don't feed him.

  • Torin Lee Jewell

    David Redden - I'm sorry...that your parents didn't instill in you any sense of empathy.

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"Instead of raising children who turn out okay despite their childhood, let's raise children who turn out extraordinary because of their childhood." L.R.Knost ♥ www.littleheartsb...

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Thomas A. Edison Quote via Imagine Childhood

How a child plays, shows their strengths and abilities in creativity and social skills. It encourages them to think for themselves, and be their own person. One can learn a lot from watching a child play.

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