Entries by Danell

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Tips For Teaching A Child To Be Grateful

Gratitude is an important value to have. Instilling a sense of gratitude and graciousness in our children is important for their social and emotional skills, as well as their manners and mental health. However, often it can be a struggle to encourage children to be grateful. After all, with their limited worldview and still developing […]

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Why Children Bite

Biting is a common behavior in toddlers and young children. While the behavior itself is quite common, it’s also a serious concern for parents and educators. Biting can seriously injure someone, and often it’s frustrating for everyone involved. So how can parents and educators work to curb biting? Why do kids bite? Biting can begin […]

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Helping Your Child through Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic has been a particular struggle for families with young children. As they have transitioned to remote schooling, lost out on extracurricular opportunities, and been without their usual opportunities for socialization, the toll on their emotional well-being has been severe. To help support your child’s mental health throughout the pandemic, try following these […]


Supporting Your Child with Separation Anxiety

As a parent, you are very attuned to your child’s emotions; when they are sad, it breaks your heart! One of the most challenging moments in parenthood is listening to your child cry when you leave them. Whether you are leaving them with a family member, or dropping them off at daycare, their sadness makes […]

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Preparing your child for back to school!

Preparing your child to go back to school, whether it be after summer or after the year at home due to covid, is important. These steps will help them to feel prepared and ready to take on the year and successfully transition into academic life. Stay Positive As a parent, it’s important to remind your […]

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5 ways to nurture a child’s imagination

The good news for parents is that kids are inherently creative, but there are ways we can nurture these skills as they learn and play. In this blog, we’ll go over 5 ways to nurture your child’s creativity, which we promise you and your child will both have fun in the process. 1. Play music […]

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5 Potty Training Tips

Potty training is a huge milestone for toddlers. You should not begin potty training until your child is developmentally ready to do so. This includes if you’ve noticed periods of your child having a dry diaper (an hour or two) or during naps, or that you’ve just had to change fewer diapers than usual. Potty […]


The Top 4 Benefits of Reading with Your Kids

Maybe you remember listening to bedtime stories before being tucked in for the night or a favorite book that was read to you by a teacher in elementary school. There is something magical about sharing a story with a child, and there are so many amazing ones out there. A good book can inspire wonder, […]

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Why Baby Sign Language is Important

If you are a parent, family member, or caregiver for a sweet little bundle of joy, you understand that meeting their needs and desires is a 24/7 responsibility. However, babies are not always the best at clearly communicating what these are, sometimes leaving those trying to soothe and take care of them at a loss. […]