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The Problem-Solving Parent: The Caring Season

Wed Dec 14, 2016
By Eleanor Reynolds “You know we can’t afford to spend that much on toys!” “If you don’t behave, Santa won’t bring you anything!” “Yes, you have to kiss uncle Jak

Raising Emotionally Healthy Children

Wed Dec 14, 2016
By Susan A. Miller, Ed.D. As a parent, you become immediately aware that you are your child’s first teacher. Then it should not be surprising that your child’s initial important learning environment

Tips & Toys for Valuable Play Experiences at Home

Wed Dec 14, 2016
By Renee Farrington Ever feel bombarded by information telling us we need to be a partner in our child’s learning? We’re constantly reminded that the earliest years are the most powerful learning ye

Remember To Connect!

Mon Nov 14, 2016
By Eleanor Reynolds, Children and Families Expert I do a great deal of walking, mostly on a local lakeside trail, alone or while pushing my grandchild’s stroller. I have recently been struck by the number of

Creating Learning Environments at Home

Wed Dec 14, 2016
As a parent, you become immediately aware that you are your child’s first teacher. Then it should not be surprising that your child’s initial important learning environment is your home. Your home s

The Dangers of Winter Coats and Car Seats

Fri Feb 26, 2016
How to keep your child warm and safe As temperatures start to dip we bundle our children up to prepare them for the elements, but even with good intentions, a bulky coat and a car seat is a dangerous combinatio

Sharing the Joy of the Holidays

Wed Dec 14, 2016
By Dora Fowler, MBA As the holidays approach parents, teachers, and children appear to be geared, more and more, to having a good time. Parents are reminded, via television, magazines, and newspapers that they