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How to Raise a Smart Child

Follow these tips and your child could be the next Albert Einstein.


  • Step 1: Hug and play with your child Hug and play with your infant child. The loving connection formed will provide the foundation for your child’s higher thinking skills.
  • Step 2: Talk, listen, and read Talk, listen, and read to your child to develop their language and communication.
  • Step 3: Introduce new things Introduce your child to new activities and different approaches to attacking problems.
  • TIP: Taking a vacation is a good way to introduce your child to new experiences.
  • Step 4: Identify their interests Identify your child’s interests – the ones that make them spark. Foster those interests.
  • Step 5: Applaud their efforts Focus your praise on their efforts, not their intelligence. Stress the importance of hard work and dedication.
  • TIP: Children who are often praised for their intelligence tend to shy away from challenging activities.
  • Step 6: Feed healthy foods Feed your child a high-protein diet full of natural carbohydrates from fruits and whole grains.
  • Step 7: Exercise Encourage your child to exercise. It will make them strong and produce more brain cells in the process.
  • FACT: Almost 70 percent of high school graduates attend college.

You Will Need

  • A child
  • Love
  • A vacation (optional)

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