Storypod Launches A Figurine-Activated Podcast Player For Kids, To Address Overexposure to Screens

Storypod Helps Parents “Edutain” Their Kids 3+ Screen-Free With A Library of 300+ Original and Licensed Bilingual Stories, Songs, Books, and Games.

MIAMI, FL / JUN 19, 2020 / Character-driven, broadcast-quality audio for hours of screenless fun. On June 30, Storypod launches a crowdfunding campaign for its edutainment audio platform for kids, which helps busy and screen-concerned parents entertain their kids screen-free through interactive stories, songs, books, and games. What effects do screens have on children’s brains? JAMA Pediatrics, a peer-reviewed medical journal in the American Medical Association, found that more screen time results in children’s lower expressive language, less ability to rapidly name objects, and decreased literacy skills. They also discovered that more screen time causes physical changes to the brain — specifically, lower brain white matter integrity in a portion of the brain directly impacting language and literacy skills. The World Health Organization recommends limiting screen time for kids under 5 to just one hour daily of high-quality programming. But how else can parents keep their kids busy all day? Enter Storypod.

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Oopsie Heroes: Your Toddler’s Hero for Good Nights and Great Mornings

One of the many parenting accomplishments that worth being proud of is when we parents exclude diaper expenses because of a successful potty-training.

Potty-training is not an easy thing to do particularly night time. Admit it; sometimes it is nerve-wracking when we find that our toddler has wet bedsheets in the morning. When this happens, just cool down, remember that bedwetting is a normal part of growing up and we are there to help and train them to cope up with this issue. There are many ways to help stop the bedwetting and I recently met a superhero who will help us parents succeed in potty-training and have our toddler good nights and great mornings.

You want to know who that super hero I’m talking about?

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Quality Time: 13 Ideas for Crafting with Kids

In today’s busy world, taking a little bit of a breather and spending some time with your kids will let you appreciate the modest aspects of life and remind you how valuable these moments are. Another reason to start creative projects with your kids is to expand their horizons and teach them some useful crafting skills. According to the studies done by psychologists, such activities tend to have long-lasting benefits for their cognitive development. Do you need more motivation? Then we’ll let you in on a secret; none of the crafting ideas we’re about to unveil will take more than 30 minutes to complete. Let’s get started!

1. Glitter glue counting sticks

Learning how to count doesn’t have to be drudgery. When you’re trying to explain how numbers work, why not be creative about it and get them to make glitter glue counting sticks? There’s not a lot of things that you’re going to need to complete the project, and what’s better than creating something with practical benefits at the same time?

2. Paper animals

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Balancing Education and Fun: 8 Tips for Living a Student Lifestyle

As you begin your college life, a lot of things will change. For many students, college is the first time they’ve lived away from home. Whether this is something you’ve always looked forward to or whether it’s something you’ve feared, college life is sure to be an adventure. You’ll always remember your college days for the rest of your life. It pays to get the most out of your college days. To do so, you’ll need to learn how to balance education with having fun. Here are seven smart tips for living a student lifestyle.

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Age Appropriate Tutoring: When Should You Start Hiring Tutor for Your Kids?

Almost everybody would want to start early on everything. “Oh, I wish I learned that when I was younger,” said someone on a get-together, talking about a skill they’ve never gotten. Maybe even you’ve said that before.

In education, starting early hopefully will give your children advantages later. Of course, starting too early is not recommended, as it puts unnecessary pressure on the children. What about tutoring? Is there any right age to start enrolling your children to a tutor center or hiring tutors home instead?

Truth it, every children is different. Some will be ready sooner than the other. However, it is safe to say that they can start to get tutoring when they are ready for preschool.

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