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Fostering a Sense of Wonder & Joy In Your Children

One of the most delightful things about children is their sense of innocence and wonder, yet helping them maintain that sense of wonder can be challenging…

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Learning from Mistakes: Why We Need to Let Children Fail

From birth, parents instinctively use music to calm and soothe children, to express their love and joy, and to engage and interact…

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The Benefits of Encouragement vs. Praise

The impact of praise on a child starts early. As an alternative to praising a child’s end result or the child themselves, we should offer encouragement for their efforts…

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Mastering the Meet & Greet: Developing Social Skills in Children

You arrange a playdate with old friends, yet, upon arrival, your child hides behind your legs…

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Teaching Empathy to Children

Children who develop the traits of empathy and compassion early on are more likely to have happy, productive relationships…

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Working Parents Advice for Integrating Work & Family

According to Entrepreneur magazine, the boundary between work time and family time is blurring…

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Preschool Development & Addressing Feelings of Anger

Depending on the situation and their temperament, preschoolers react to anger with behaviors ranging from…

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The Importance of Pretend Play in Child Development

Where can you find police officers, princesses, and chefs all happily working side-by-side? In a dramatic play area of a classroom, of course…

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Understanding Toddlers: Keeping Your Patience with Toddlers

While it’s true that the toddler years can be demanding for parents, we believe they can also be highly rewarding…

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How to Get Ready For School: Finding a Morning Routine That Works

Why do mornings seem so difficult? For parents, especially working parents, there is typically so much to do in a short period…

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