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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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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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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Are Your Kids Exhausted?

Exhaustion is extreme mental or physical fatigue, a depletion of resources. If you find your kids are exhausted, there are ways to help them and understand with them what they are going through.. SIGNS OF EXHAUSTION While the following signs may have many causes they can alert you to childhood exhaustion. weariness and fatigue drained…

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