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Learning to Share

by Gumer Liston January 28th, 2009| Preschool

The ability to share does not come innately to every child. To some children the act of sharing can be a big challenge. Sharing is a very important skill that can be learned from parents. You can help your child learn to share by creating as many opportunities for


How To Choose The Right Preschool for Your Child

by Gumer Liston January 14th, 2009| Preschool

My son, who is turning four this April, will start attending preschool in a few months. He is quite excited about it and can not wait for the first day of school to come. He is proud of himself because he is armed with his ability to recognize each

Out of the Mouths of Babes. . .

by Michele December 10th, 2008| Preschool
The holiday season is in full swing at our house. The tree is decorated, candles are glowing in all of our windows, and garland is adorning our porch rails. In addition to the festive look of our house, with four children there is much anticipation for the arrival of

Nurturing Independence

by Rosanne Lorraine November 25th, 2008| Preschool
Children depend on their parents for all kinds of support when they're young. Aside from food, shelter, and clothing, kids also need to be nurtured, educated, and loved during their early years. However, it is also important for parents to remember to teach independence to their kids, especially as they

Dealing with Night Terrors

by Rosanne Lorraine November 18th, 2008| Preschool
Several hours after you put your child to bed, you hear a shill scream of "Mommy!" coming from his room. Frantically, you race toward his room to see him crying hysterically while curled up in his bed. But as you try to get closer, he pushes you away only to

Counting to Calm

by LJ Dovichi May 8th, 2008| Preschool
There's nothing quite like a three-year-old having a meltdown -- the huge alligator tears running down his or her face and the loud wails that can be heard reverberating throughout a hundred mile radius. You know the symptoms well -- tired, hungry, bored -- but you never really know what's

Kids and Gardening

by Melissa May 2nd, 2008| Preschool

Spring is here, and it's time to get a start on those gardening activities. Nothing tastes better than homegrown tomatoes, snap peas, and radishes - fresh out of the garden.

This past month, my husband and I have been helping

Educational tv anyone?

by Michele April 19th, 2008| Preschool
Are you looking for some entertaining, yet not brain-numbing television for your preschooler? There is a great article about a problem solving show that is sure to please both you and your child. To read this article, visit our sister site, Couch Tuber to read the

Potty Trained!

by Melissa April 2nd, 2008| Infants/Toddlers, Preschool
This week I have been celebrating my three-year-old daughter's completion of the potty training process. It has been almost a year since she first she had shown interest in using the potty. As a matter of fact, she even had gone all by herself many times and