Mr. Z: Challenges of early childhood years

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UNIVERSITY CITY, MO (KPLR) - Our favorite child educator, Steve Zwolak, "Mr.Z”, CEO of the Lume Institute, stopped by to talk with Christine Buck about the challenges of the early childhood years.

The first years of life are a time of tremendous opportunity. Early childhood development encompasses many dimensions of a child's well being.

Finding the balance is so important and it has to do with everything from nutrition, to play to intellect, to the influence of other kids for the first time, and being around different environments.