Make The Daycare Drop Off Go Smoothly With These 3 Tips

25 July 2016
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The decision to send your child to daycare is not one that you take lightly. Maybe you've always known that your family would use daycare, or maybe you originally intended to handle childcare another way, but had a change of plans. Either way, you probably took great pains to research daycare centers in your area and choose one that suits your child and your family best. Still, that first full day of leaving your child in the care of a daycare provider can be hard on both of you. Read More 

How To Help Your Shy Child Be More Sociable

21 December 2015
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Your little one might be the child who greets strangers in stores and who feels at ease in new situations. Great! On the other hand, if your child is overly shy, he or she is missing out on a lot of fun. Of course, it's normal for kids to feel a little bit intimidated by new situations. If it takes your child a long time to feel comfortable, there are some great things you can do to help him or her feel more confident. Read More 

How To Increase Melatonin Levels In Children

5 November 2015
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As a parent, you know how important it is for your child to get a full night of deep, restorative sleep. Great sleep can affect a child's mood, creativity and performance in school. When you've tried everything from limited caffeine and electronics to a regimented sleep time, it can be frustrating that your child doesn't seem to get great sleep. What can you do to help them feel sleepy at the right time and wake up rested? Read More 

Reggio Emilia Philosophy: 3 Concepts That Are Being Implemented In Preschools Today

19 October 2015
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Originally developed in the 1940s, the Reggio Emilia concept--a child-education philosophy--is experiencing a rebirth in preschool and child care settings. Many high-profile schools and daycare centers are jumping on board. For example, Google recently adopted the philosophy to use in their child care facility. Even if your program hasn't adopted the philosophy officially, some core concepts of the philosophy may still be present in your child's curriculum. Following are three such concepts that are being implemented in preschools, child care centers, and elementary schools everywhere. Read More