Preschool: Social and Emotional Articles
When it comes to going to school for the first time, kids and parents have lots of concerns. Here's a few tips on addressing you and your child's worries.
Just when they thought the worst was over, enter the sometimes willful, rude, and whiny preschool child. Here's a parent-friendly guide to getting preschool behavior on track - without losing your mind!
Parents struggle every year to decide if their child is ready to take that first big step into formal education. Even in this day and age, when many children get their feet wet in preschool, not all kids are prepared for kindergarten. True, they may be able to do some basic reading and writing, but ...
Separation anxiety is a very common problem for preschool children, especially during the first few weeks of school. Here are some tips for cutting down on separation anxiety during the preschool years.
One problem that no preschool parent has ever been spared is that of the tantrum. Try some of the following ideas to help avoid tantrums, or at least make them less frequent and less intense.
Patience is not one of a preschooler's strongest skills. Here are five things you can do to help your child become more patient.
My preschooler has started to intentionally say things to upset people, like "You're dead!" or "You're a bad guy!â I don't want to give it too much attention, but at the same time I want him to know I don't like it. What should I do?
One of the most important things that you can do to make your young child feel safe is to establish as much routine in his life as possible. Here's expert advice from a child psychologist on getting started.
Children being afraid of their teacher is a common occurrence, especially at the beginning of the school year. Here are expert tips for helping a child who is scared of her preschool teacher.
Looking for a boredom buster? Wait. Before you turn on the TV. Think about another box... the board game! Here are five absolutely fantastic games for preschoolers that may not be in your closet yet:
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