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Tips & tricks for parents to make the most out of every moment.



We know you are exhausted. And you are just trying to get through the day. We also know if you are reading this, you are incredibly involved with your kids.

We work with so many great parents, and we know many of you are doing some super clever activities with your kids from items that you’ve pulled together

with things laying around the house. We hope you will share with us (so we can share with others) some of the great activities you’ve put together and that your kids love to do! 

Play comes naturally to most kids. Whether your kids play with toys or household items, they love to use their imagination. Sometimes as parents we have a hard time encouraging our kids to use their imagination because we are so busy with our jobs or parenting. When kids are encouraged to use their imagination, they use more vocabulary and critical thinking skills. They might vocalize their emotions and feelings towards something while they are playing. This is a huge part of their brain development they need to become successful adults. Listed below are a few ways you can encourage your kids to use their imagination and foster a love for play!

It is never too early to start teaching good character to your kids. Believe it or not you can start teaching good character to your kids when they are babies and toddlers. The first step to teaching good character is by modeling it yourself. 

Babies/Toddlers (1-3 years)

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 At Before5, we are passionate about helping you understand how your child grows and develops – especially in the first five years, which is when the really important learning happens.

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