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4 Steps to Raising a Future Writer

Lots of parents read aloud to their baby and toddler, but few take the next step: encouraging early writing. Did you know that babies can draw pictures (prewriting) and create narratives at between 2 and 3 years of age? A young child who is stimulated with targeted activities early and often can be writing and illustrating complex stories by age 4 or 5.

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How Do I Know If My Child Is Color Blind?

Color blindness — or poor color vision — is the inability to distinguish between different colors. It affects about 1 in 12 boys from Northern European descent and a smaller percentage of girls. Children who are color blind often do not realize that they are color blind. Determining that your child is color blind can prevent him from falling behind in school.