A letter from Mr. Rogers to my daughter

I was going through some papers and came across a letter that was dated April 1995 from Mr.Rogers to my daughter Stephanie. The letter is as follows:

Dear Stephanie,

It meant a great deal to me that you wanted to write to me as a part of your class project. I’m glad to know that our Neighborhood was a part of your growing up and that you continue to have such warm feelings about our program. Continue reading “A letter from Mr. Rogers to my daughter”

Why is perpetual learning important?

Why is perpetual learning important? Here are some reasons to do so. They include:

* The more you learn about your highly sensitive nature, the better you can utilize it and work with it, rather than have it be a hindrance in your life.

* Learning helps you determine your interests, regardless of your age. It helps you expand your horizons.

* It teaches universal truths that teach life lessons. Continue reading “Why is perpetual learning important?”

Is learning early in life important?

Is learning early in life important? Using your brain particularly during adolescence, may help brain cells survive and could impact how the brain functions after puberty.

According to a recently published study in “Frontiers in Neuroscience,” Rutgers behavioral and systems neuroscientist Tracey Shors, who co-authored the study, found that the newborn brain cells in young rats that were successful at learning survived while the same brain cells in animals that didn’t master the task died quickly. Continue reading “Is learning early in life important?”

What are some benefits of lifelong learning?

What are some benefits of lifelong learning? The pursuit of knowledge through lifelong learning, whether it’s learning to play the guitar, speak a foreign language, or prepare a gourmet meal, has wonderful benefits for everyone. When I want to do more of anything, I give myself as many benefits as possible to do it.

Here are some benefits of lifelong learning: Continue reading “What are some benefits of lifelong learning?”

Do you read to your child?

Parents are the first teachers that a child will encounter. You have a unique opportunity to start your child in the right direction. Many parents turn to early learning as a way to not only enhance their child’s knowledge, but also to build a strong bond early with their baby.

The early years of your child’s life are when they learn to trust you, and to learn that they can rely on mommy and daddy no matter what happens. The act of bonding with your child is one that will probably be the strongest bond you’ll ever have. Continue reading “Do you read to your child?”