The Mississippi Children’s Museum Literacy Garden

The Mississippi Children’s Museum Literacy Garden

A magical place of imagination and fantasy and where learning meets fun In June of 2014, the Mississippi Children’s Museum opened its doors to a world of outdoor adventure, creativity and learning when it introduced a much-anticipated outdoor gallery, called The Literacy Garden. According to Susan Garrard, MCM President and CEO, upon the Garden’s grand opening, “The Literacy Garden is a one-of-a-kind experience for children to cultivate early childhood literacy skills in Read more »
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March 10, 2015
“Heyyyyyy” A big thumbs up for the former Fonz

“Heyyyyyy” A big thumbs up for the former Fonz

Henry Winkler encourages kids with dyslexia by creating a fictional hero Hank Zipzer, who shares their challenges and achievements. You probably remember veteran actor Henry Winkler as the too cool for school Arthur “The Fonz” Fonzarelli in the 1974-84 television comedy series Happy Days, co-starring well-known director Ron Howard. But in addition to a long and successful acting career, over the past dozen or so years Winkler has distinguished himself as Read more »
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January 09, 2015
BABY STEPS Healthy Milestones in Your Baby’s 1st Year

BABY STEPS Healthy Milestones in Your Baby’s 1st Year

Skills such as smiling for the first time, waving “bye-bye” or taking a first step aren’t just “baby stuff,” and a source for parental pride. They are important measurements of a baby’s normal development, called developmental milestones, and represent the things most children can do by a certain age. It’s important for all babies and children to reach milestones in how they play, learn, speak, behave, and move (like crawling, Read more »
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November 18, 2014
kids & mental health

kids & mental health

As a parent, you know instinctively what is important to meet your children’s physical needs, such as nutritious food and clean water, appropriate clothing for the season, adequate shelter, enough sleep and regular medical and dental care. However, identifying a child’s mental and emotional needs is not always as easy. Even if you know the red flags, it can be difficult to distinguish signs of a problem from normal childhood Read more »
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September 16, 2014
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