Expanding Food Options with a Picky Eater
Do you care for a child who is a picky eater? Does the child limit his/her choices to chicken nuggets, pizza and French fries? How can you, as a parent…
Teaching Children to Persevere
American educator Thomas H. Palmer is credited with the saying: “If at first, you don’t succeed, try, try again.” Most of us have heard the beginning, but how many know…
Helping Children Manage Change
The very essence of life is based on change. From the time we’re born through adulthood we are constantly changing both physically and mentally. If change is such a constant…
New Year’s Resolutions for Children
It’s that time of year again – the calendar is changing, and we are approaching a new year. Many of us will make resolutions to improve or change things about…
How to answer a child who asks, “What is Hanukkah?”
Parents and childcare providers can answer most questions that children ask about different people. If a child in McDonald’s and asks about someone who is wearing distinctive clothing – say…
Improving Cognitive Development During the Primary Years
Children grow every day – physically, emotionally and mentally. It’s easy to see their physical growth and we support that by making sure they get proper sleep, nutrition and exercise….
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