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  • Is your child ready for potty training? Look out for these signs!
    March 17, 2015

    Is your child ready for potty training? Look out for these signs!

    By Cecilia Matson, MA, Child Development Expert and Stacey Jackson Flammia, MLA, Adult Learning and Development Specialist. Galoop – Child Development Classes for Babies and Toddlers and Expert Advice for CaregiversCoolidge Corner, Brookline, MAwww.galoopclasses.comfacebook.com/GaloopClasses     The million-dollar question: how do...

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  • Helping your toddler adjust to a new baby in the house
    February 9, 2015

    Helping your toddler adjust to a new baby in the house

    By Cecilia Matson, MA, Child Development and Parenting SpecialistGaloop – Child Development Classes for Babies and Toddlers and Expert Advice for CaregiversCoolidge Corner, Brookline, MAwww.galoopclasses.comfacebook.com/GaloopClassesIf you have your second child on the way: first of all, congratulations! Second of all:...

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  • Preschools: What are they for, and when should kids start?
    January 8, 2015

    Preschools: What are they for, and when should kids start?

    By Cecilia Matson, MA, Child Development and Parenting SpecialistGaloop – Child Development Classes for Babies and Toddlers and Expert Advice for CaregiversCoolidge Corner, Brookline, MAwww.galoopclasses.comfacebook.com/GaloopClasses   Preschool and two-year-old programs are a hot topic among parents at my classes, so...

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  • Object permanence: the purpose behind the peek-a-boo!
    October 15, 2014

    Object permanence: the purpose behind the peek-a-boo!

    The phrase “object permanence” was thrown around a lot when I first started working at Magic Beans a year and a half ago – “Oh, this toy? It’s perfect, it helps kids understand object permanence.” Cue puzzled faces! Object permanence...

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