RT @carolkenny: Less anchors and more ocean.
And the sun, the moon and the stars to shine.
Menos anclas y más mar.
Y el sol, la luna y l…
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Quote of the week
“The great motherhood friendships are the ones in which two women can admit [how difficult mothering is] quietly to each other, over cups of tea at a table sticky with spilled apple juice and littered with markers without tops.” ― Anna Quindlen
by Valeria Fontanals/ for BKB Moms
Summer is a great opportunity for children to explore and nurture their talents. Most often than not schools do not provide all the experiences that children need to develop their full potential, so summer camps provide the chance to fulfill that gap. We are lucky to live in a city that offers such a variety of options; from spending the day with animals, to being artists or scientists, to play at the beach as lifeguards.
During the first 6 or 7 years of life children should have experiences in as much a variety of domains as possible (language, arts, numeracy, science, social, etc.) to explore and identify areas of strengths and preferences. Later on, children might be able to choose his or her area of strength and develop that specific talent (such as playing tennis, chess, gymnastics or art). Summer also provides enough time to work not only with your child’s strengths but also with your child’s weaknesses. When children are behind academically, this is the favorable time to catch up.
As an expert in talent development and with Harvard Professor Howard Gardner’s Five Minds for the future framework in mind, when choosing a Summer Camp, I would strongly recommend considering the following aspects:
Atrévete entonces! experiment, there are many options out there! We invite you to join us May 4, 2017 to hear about our recommendations for the summer. There are lots of programs and we have reviewed and summarize them for you, join us at Novecento Brickell for a nice breakfast and great info on different programs! Ticket is $10 and you should RSVP as space is limited!
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