All Child Development

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Public Meltdowns: Managing Your Child’s Emotions — And Yours

Jacob, almost 3 years old, has thrown himself on the floor of the grocery store screaming that he must have one more candy, just “one more!” Sound familiar? If so, you are not alone. And you’re also not alone if these public meltdowns sometimes make you feel embarrassed or self-conscious. Unfortunately, feeling judged is pretty […]

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The Timeless Teachings of Mister Rogers

Mister Rogers offered children lessons about empathy, emotions, and growing up – and he also offered parents simple strategies for helping their children grow and thrive.

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Every Child Is an Architect

When unstructured play becomes the norm, kids become builders, scientists, mathematicians and architects simply because they can!

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Why You Should Experiment on Your Child

If you really want to get inside your kids’ heads, understand what they do and do not know and see how they are progressing in all areas of development, experiments are the only way to go!

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Guided Play: Maximizing Kids’ Learning AND Fun

Guided play simply means letting kids play as they naturally do, then engaging in that play with them by interjecting questions, comments and explanations to help them to get more out of playtime.