Blog

Explore+Discover staff members contribute to a deeper understanding of early education and childcare issues through the placement of guest articles and blogs . These reports appear in leading outlets in New York and the U.S. We present a selection of our most recent guest articles here.

Guest Articles/Blogs

Singing With Babies

January 4, 2016 | Well Rounded NY

8 ways to make song a part of your baby’s life.

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Well Rounded NY

Listen To Your Child

December 28, 2015 | NY Family

A Story of School Refusal in the NYC Public School System.

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NY Family

Seeing The World Through Baby's Eyes

December 17, 2015 | NY Family

Breaking down vision and sensory development milestones.

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NY Family

Myth of Simple Songs with Infants and Toddlers

December 11, 2015 | NY Family

When does a simple song become a learning opportunity?

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NY Family

A Love Song For The Ages

December 8, 2015 | Kidz Central Station

Science confirms power the power of music for bonding with babies.

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Kidz Central Station

Gifts for Kids: The Gender Divide

December 1, 2015 | Huffington Post

A childhood educator weighs in on the importance of gender-neutrality in toys.

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Huffington Post

When Baby Met Santa

November 30, 2015 | NY Family

Tips on visiting Santa for the first time.

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NY Family

Infant Guitar Stars

November 16, 2015 | NY Family

Exploration of the early connection between babues and music.

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NY Family

Do You Really Need That Baby Class?

November 12, 2015 | Huffington Post

Understanding the value of classes for infants and toddlers.

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Huffington Post

Making Halloween Memories With Baby

October 23, 2015 | NY Family

How to have a great Halloween and what to do if your little one feels scared.

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NY Family

The Magic of Babies' Inner Musical Universe

October 21, 2015 | NY Family

How babies connect to their parents and caregivers through song and music.

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NY Family

Word Gap Guilt

October 16, 2015 | Mommybites.com

How parents can fill the gap even if we work all day.

Mommybites.com

Baby Face

October 13, 2015 | Well Rounded NY

Why babies love faces and 4 tipes to help build better facial recognition.

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Well Rounded NY

Deeping Your Bond With Your Baby

September 29, 2015 | NY Family

Advice on learning to love your baby even more.

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NY Family

The Emotional Lifecycle of a Onesie

September 23, 2015 | Well Rounded NY

The amazing experience of buying and retiring your baby’s clothing.

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Well Rounded NY

Finding Lifetime Memories in Clothing

September 18, 2015 | Kidz Central Station

Your child’s clothing can help parents reconnect to the past.

Kidz Central Station

Reading With Toddlers

September 15, 2015 | NY Family

Why music is more than sweet sounds to young babies.

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NY Family

Read, Talk & Sing

August 15, 2015 | Kidz Central Station

Every parents should read, talk and sing to their children daily.

Kidz Central Station

Music Before Words

July 21, 2015 | NY Family

Why music is more than sweet sounds to young babies.

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NY Family

Baby Socialization

July 14, 2015 | NY Family

The benefits babies enjoy when they’re socialized early.

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NY Family

Back to Work with Baby

July 6, 2015 | Big City Moms

Helpful hints to ease separation when moms (and dads) head back to work.

Big City Moms

A Director’s Calling

July 1, 2015 | Kidz Central Station

How directors shape their childcare centers and your child.

Kidz Central Station

The Childcare Question

April 14, 2015 | NY Family

Sorting your way through the question of using a nanny vs daycare.

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NY Family

Word Gap Facts

January 7, 2015 | NY Family

Introducing young children to a variety of words can have a profound and positive impact that will last a lifetime.

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NY Family

The Great eBook Debate

October 29, 2014 | Kidz Central Station

Is it worth introducing young children to reading if it comes through an eBook? Not an easy answer. Learn more.

Kidz Central Station

Child Friendly Museums

August 28, 2014 | Kidz Central Station

A guide to museums that totally welcome children – even babies.

Kidz Central Station

All Toys Are Not Created Equal

July 14, 2014 | NY Family

Explore + Discover breaks down the best toys for early childhood learning and development.

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NY Family

The Role of Play at School and Home

July 11, 2014 | Mommybites.com

Explore+Discover teamed up with mommybites.com for a teleclass on meaningful play for infants a toddlers. A recap and related blog are posted here.

Mommybites.com

Clapping with Babies

July 10, 2014 | MyMomConnection.com

The simple act of clapping helps open up the world for your child.

MyMomConnection.com

Straight Talk on Closing the "Word Gap" In Early Childhood

July 2, 2014 | Kidz Central Station

The joys and benefits of parents who sing to their infants and toddlers.

Kidz Central Station

The Importance of Amazing Teaching Teams

May 9, 2014 | Mommybites.com

Teachers are the heart and soul of any early learning center.

Mommybites.com