Empathy in Preschoolers

INSTILLING VALUES IN PRESCHOOLERS There seems to be a common set of core values that most parents want to instill in their children: kindness and empathy. The best way to teach these values is by demonstrating them. When young children reveal these attributes, parents are proud not only of their kids, but of themselves. Children…

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Powerful Women on the Inside

Power Women: Laurie Hollman On How To Successfully Navigate Work, Love and Life As A Powerful Woman An Interview With Ming Zhao Feb 17 · 21 min read Please remember I am talking today about strong women on the inside, not those who must become public figures or actual warriors. These are women who are…

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Take Advantage of Winter Storms with Your Kids

Living in increasingly wide-spread significant snow belts is a new adjustment for many this year. Even online learning isn’t always done when snow falls are so extreme teachers and administrators lose power and cannot even work from home. So our kids are getting the breaks we used to get before online learning was part of…

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Why Kids Hit and What to Do About it

Why Do Kids Hit? Hitting like all behavior is a message–a communication that the child cannot put into words so they put it into action. Whether it’s an unusual occurrence or a frequent one, at all ages, there is an important message. The parent’s job of course is for the child and person being hit…

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Parenting Issues as a Result of Long-Haul COVID-19

Have you been feeling lately like your kids need you more than ever? Are they asking when you and they will get all their vaccinations? Do they question when they’ll go to school all the time and not take quarantines at home anymore? Are they frustrated with online learning? Do they miss their friends –…

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A Story: Finding Out Why a Two-Year-Old is Exhausted

Learning about an Exhausted Child the Parental Intelligence Way Cal Two-year-old Cal is curled up sound asleep on the couch at five o’clock in the afternoon when his mother returns from work. This is the second time this week she’s discovering him in a deep sleep at this odd time of day. He usually races…

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Are Your Kids Running on Empty?

Lack of sleep and exhaustion from over activity and over stimulation are related; they can both have the following results: decreased performance and alertness memory and cognitive impairment interference with carbohydrate metabolism (the breaking down of carbs), which leads to an increase in blood glucose levels, causing insulin to be released which can lead to…

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