Separation Anxiety

Separation Anxiety – How to Help Preschoolers Overcome Separation

When many children go to daycare, preschool, or kindergarten for the first time, they have a hard time saying goodbye to mom and dad. While it may begin during infancy, it’s more common with toddlers and preschoolers. This type of separation anxiety is a normal part of growing up, but with a little extra effort, you can help your child overcome her fears so

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Infant to the Toddler Room

Tips for Transitioning from Infant to the Toddler Room at Daycare

When it comes to transitioning from the infant to the toddler room at the daycare, it might come as a tough process for your child and might even be tough for you as a parent. This transition can be stressful due to your child now interacting with older children, how their nap times may end up being affected, and whether or not walking is

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Gratitude

Six Ways to Help Children Learn Habits of Gratitude

Raising children with a sense of gratitude can be challenging. In today’s permissive atmosphere, some children may seem greedy or pushy when they demand toys or special outings. This is normal from a developmental standpoint, but modeling habits of gratitude gives your child an important skill to draw on as they grow up. With our six easy tips, you can help your children be

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Bedwetting

The 4 Myths of Bedwetting & Helping Kids Cope Emotionally

Bedwetting is an embarrassing problem that many children face. It causes much stress to the child and the entire family. When conventional treatments are unsuccessful, a child may feel much anxiety and guilt over the issue. A child that wets the bed will often have lower self-esteem than those who don’t. The Four Myths of Bedwetting You should keep in mind that bedwetting is

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Pre-Writing Activities

Pre-Writing Activities For Your 3-Year-Old

Your 3-year-old is surely developing curiosity when it comes to pencil and paper. While he or she may not yet be ready to write out full words, getting started early is never a bad idea. In fact, research is finding as early as the age of two, children begin to recognize the distinction between drawing pictures and writing words. There are several activities that

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Self-Confidence

Suggestions to Help Build Kids’ Self-Confidence

So many outside factors influence the natural innocence of our children that can negatively affect their self-confidence. Children listen and absorb everything, from another child calling them a name to how grown-ups act toward each other. Their environment is the building block of how they view themselves, and how they interact with it. As a parent, you have the greatest opportunity to help mold

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