Preschoolers have a lot to say and sometimes don’t always know how to say it. That’s why, as a parent or guardian, it’s important to make sure you’re asking them the right questions! Good questions have the ability to spark good conversations between your preschooler and you. A productive conversation with your little one can…

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Spiritual foundations are one of the most important parts of a child’s growing faith. They help to shape and develop their relationship with God. Even though they are learning about spiritual foundations in church, it’s imperative to implement them at home as well. When children learn that prayer, worship, reading God’s word, and being generous…

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We can all agree that this summer was the fastest of them all! The school year is just around the corner, and it’s time to start getting your child ready. During the summertime, it’s common for routines to come unraveled; which is understandable. However, it’s important that leading up to sending your child to school,…

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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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A child’s first word is usually “dada” then “mama”, and then “mine” follows closely behind. Sharing doesn’t come naturally to children and seems to only get harder during the preschool years. For many children, preschool is the first social setting that they’re truly immersed in, which can be a tough transition in terms of sharing.…

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Fall is such a magical time of year, isn’t it? The weather gets a little cooler, everything is pumpkin-flavored (or scented), and it also signals the start of the holiday season. After the year we’ve all had, we could use some holiday cheer! That’s why this month we want to focus on fun, fall activities…

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Three simple questions to help you engage your child in conversation and  learn more about their experience at preschool.  Let’s be honest, preschoolers are not always easy to talk to. Let alone carry on a conversation with! They don’t have well-developed verbal skills yet and they get easily distracted. Or they talk endlessly about a…

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