Early Childhood Blog

Young Children Can Communicate Their Feelings, Even When They Are Mad!

Young Children Can Communicate Their Feelings, Even When They Are Mad!

Communicating our emotions is no easy task, especially when we are upset or angry.  The first step to preventing tantrums is to learn what words...

5 Easy Tips to Calm Down Your Child During a Tantrum

5 Easy Tips to Calm Down Your Child During a Tantrum

Oh no!!! Do you hear that? Your sweet little boy just started to cry. Not the “ouch, I’m hurt” cry…. It’s the “I’m so mad and annoyed” cry. If you ...

From Meltdown to Calm in 30 Seconds

From Meltdown to Calm in 30 Seconds

If your child learns the right skills, they can calm down in 30 seconds! What are these skills? You learned them a long time ago! Let's pretend th...

5 Steps to a Child that Listens!

5 Steps to a Child that Listens!

Do you ever feel like your child has "selective hearing?" One moment they respond to you and the next minute they don't. Funny thing... when they d...

Prevent Tantrums by Teaching Your Child These 3 Skills

Prevent Tantrums by Teaching Your Child These 3 Skills

Sometimes children cry, sometimes they scream, sometimes they run to a familiar adult for a hug and other times they kick and push another child aw...

3 Ways to Transition From a Crib to a Toddler Bed

3 Ways to Transition From a Crib to a Toddler Bed

Well, it is that time we all dread as parents. Last night, your child climbed out of their crib on their own... Here are 3 ways to easily transiti...

6 Reasons to Send Your Child to Preschool

6 Reasons to Send Your Child to Preschool

Do you ever wonder what your child learns when they go to preschool? Why does it cost so much to drop them off at a place for them to play? How com...

12 Important Questions to Ask When Choosing a Preschool

12 Important Questions to Ask When Choosing a Preschool

If you are starting to think about sending your child to preschool, I'm sure there are lots of questions running through your head. Is the school n...

It is okay to say no to your child. This is how to do it without making them mad.

It is okay to say no to your child. This is how to do it without making them mad.

Saying "no" can be scary. The thought of the next tantrum or meltdown on the horizon by saying that small word is daunting. Has this thought  ever ...

2 Simple Ways to Help Children with Autism Communicate Their Feelings

2 Simple Ways to Help Children with Autism Communicate Their Feelings

Autism Spectrum Disorder is just that, a spectrum. Some children who have an ASD diagnosis are able to communicate with gestures while some don't ...

5 Tips to Prevent Your Child From Being Afraid to Meet Santa - and the top reasons why they are scared

5 Tips to Prevent Your Child From Being Afraid to Meet Santa - and the top reasons why they are scared

Peek-a-boo Santa! Ho Ho Ho Holiday fun is coming!!! The Holidays are full of wonder, cold weather, children's imagination, traditions and storytel...

Top 60 Recommended Toys for Holiday Gifts (for children ages 0-5 years old)

Top 60 Recommended Toys for Holiday Gifts (for children ages 0-5 years old)

Toys toys toys!!! Toys are everywhere and so are the deals! There are so many toys to choose from, both in stores and on the internet. A lot of p...
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