Summertime is upon us and we’re all scrambling to find fun, safe, and educational activities to keep our preschoolers busy. It can be difficult to find a healthy balance between activities that are fun but also provide some sort of educational value while they’re home for the summer. The good news is, there are plenty…

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Empathy is at the top of the list of qualities we want our children to have. But it’s also one of the hardest qualities to teach, especially for preschoolers. Preschool-aged children are notorious for being self-focused. On top of that, they also have difficulty regulating their emotions which makes empathic behavior difficult. That doesn’t mean…

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Emotional regulation and self-regulation are terms that have somewhat become buzz words recently. They are terms that have certainly popped up quite a bit when it comes to parenting and teaching preschoolers. But what does “emotional self-regulation” mean? How do you encourage your preschooler to self-regulate and why is it important? These are the questions…

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Preschool-aged children thrive on routine and structure. Which may sound counterintuitive because they also tend to be full of energy and full of varying emotions. But it’s true! They won’t be able to express it verbally, but preschoolers thrive when their life involves consistent rhythm and routine.  We are not saying that routine needs to…

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As states are beginning to reopen in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are certainly mixed emotions about returning to normal life. Many are ready to see our economy recover from the pandemic, but there are still apprehensions about the effect it will have on our health.  That’s why it is more important than…

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To preschool or not to preschool, sometimes that is the question. Your child is getting to that age. As a parent, you’re wondering if putting them in preschool is the best decision. A major factor is knowing what exactly your child is going to learn. Preschool offers a foundation for a child that prepares them…

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To a little one in preschool, the hustle of a day can be quite overwhelming. What makes it not quite so scary for them is knowing what to expect from their day and what is going to happen next. They may not know it or be able to tell you, but preschoolers thrive off of…

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Did you know attending preschool can help your child with brain development? It’s helpful to have a baseline understanding of what’s going on in your child’s brain as they grow. We’ve compiled a quick and easy guide to your child’s brain development. This will help you better understand what’s happening as they grow and how…

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We may think our toddlers and preschoolers are too young to resolve their own conflicts. However, when we model it and practice it with them, they can learn peacemaking habits early. Let’s discuss how to teach kids conflict resolution skills in their everyday lives. 1. Explain How to Respond During Physical Conflict We’ve all been…

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