Category Archives: Parenting

7 Keys Aspects of Early Literacy Development: Advice for Parents of Young Children

In a recent podcast with my new company Drawn To Discover, we examined a conversation between our co-founders, Wendy Halperin and Brian Goodman, and Dr. Karin James, neuroscientist at Indiana University-Bloomington. Dr. James, director of The Cognition and Action Neuroimaging … Continue reading

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Fostering Independence: A Reflection on the Efficacy of Creativity

With the American celebration of Independence Day last week, my thoughts have turned to what it truly means to be independent and how we foster that in our children. Often times when examining a concept, I like to start with … Continue reading

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Creatively Kicking Zombie Tail: Using Visual Literacy to Foster Mindfulness & Combat Our Mind-Numbing Culture

School is out for the summer, but that doesn’t mean children need to become zombies. Popular culture has been fascinated with zombies for well over a decade now. Sure, zombies have always been a staple of the horror genre, but … Continue reading

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Fatherhood and Fostering Creativity: Brief Thoughts From a Father-To-Be

As an expectant father, I have lots of hopes and dreams for what kind of father I want to be. For example, I see fatherhood as nurturing growth and development. Fatherhood is about providing guidance and direction that helps a … Continue reading

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