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Child Development: Music and Children

August 25, 2015  |  Categories: Behavior, Child Development, General Child Care, Parent Resources, Preschool Preparedness, Quick Tips

For your entire life, you’ve probably been bombarded by the positive effects of music in your life.  Maybe in middle school, you conducted the classic music and plant experiment. You know the one: set up your plants next to various pieces by Mozart and Bach and see which one grows the fastest.  Or perhaps you…

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Creating Good Behavior Through Positive Discipline

April 4, 2014  |  Categories: Behavior

It can be hard to teach your child right from wrong. This may seem like an easy job at first but when you have a screaming child throwing a huge tantrum in the middle of the grocery store parents often don’t know what to do or how to handle the situation. A parent can teach…

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Helping Your Child Deal With Big Changes

March 28, 2014  |  Categories: Behavior, Parent Resources

Life is full of changes and helping your child cope with those changes can be difficult. Children need routines and when a major life event or change occurs it may alter their daily routine. Adjusting to their new surroundings or schedule may take time and patience. Like adults children need reassurance and comfort when facing new…

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How To Deal With Biting In Day Care

March 5, 2014  |  Categories: Behavior, Child Development

The last thing a parent wants to hear when they pick up their child from childcare is that they have bit one of their friends. It is hard to imagine that your sweet little one has bit another child and left a mark. Often parents say that they can’t believe this because they don’t do…

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Is Your Child A Preschool Bully?

January 21, 2014  |  Categories: Behavior, General Child Care

Many children act out.  They can hit other children, throw tantrums, and generally make a scene.  But how do you know if you’re child is a bully at preschool?  And what would be the reasons for this? Here are 3 reasons your child might be a bully at preschool: Their Temper They’re Not Loved They’re…

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Why on Earth Do Preschoolers Bite?

January 16, 2014  |  Categories: Behavior, Child Development

If preschool was broadcast on TV, here’s a conversation we’d hear a lot from the announcers: “There he is, Marv, Tommy’s making his move.” “I see him, Jim, he’s heading over toward Bobby.” “He’s got his teeth bared, Marv – it looks like he’s going in for a bite.” “Bobby doesn’t seem to notice him;…

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Learning Through Preschool Games

January 9, 2014  |  Categories: Behavior, Child Development, Preschool Preparedness

There are lots of great preschool games that children play each day.  Many times they’ll play with other children at preschool, or just with one good friend.  Sometimes they might even play their favorite games just by themselves.  And there’s no reasons why you can’t play some of those games at home, either. Preschool games…

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There’s Nothing Better Than A Good Nap

December 17, 2013  |  Categories: Behavior, Child Development

Ah, I can still remember nap time fondly.  We’d be given our cookie and juice, then handed our blanket.  We’d be led off to the nice little cots laid out in rows, and then, goodies eaten, we’d drift off a quiet slumber. And no doubt my daycare teachers remember it fondly as well.  They’d get…

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