Preschool: Social and Emotional Articles
A trip to a friend's house may seem ho-hum compared to a ballet class, but it's just as important. Here's why we can't lose the "playdate."
Whether the upcoming school year means back to babysitter or back to school for your children, these books are sure to help ease them into independence.
For parents of a shy child, it can be daunting to navigate how to help a child deal with social situations such as playgroups, school, or even being in an unfamiliar environment. But according to Karen Stein, an Early Childhood/Parent Educator in Palo Alto, CA, shyness doesn't have to be a problem.
Your first four years together have been heaven-sent. From his first step to his first complete sentence, you've been on-hand championing your son's growth and development. Now it's time to pass the torch to his preschool teacher.
Want to help your preschooler build strong self-esteem early? Here's how to help.
Preschool children may be more prone to experiencing nightmares than are older or younger children. Here are expert ideas for helping preschool children who have had a nightmare.
During the preschool years, your child is coming to terms with an often difficult task: sharing. For perhaps the first time, they are playing with communal toys. Is it mine or not? It's all very confusing. You can teach them to navigate with a tool that might not have occurred to you...books.
Children's lives are full of stressful situations: moving, divorces and new schools, to name a few. But is all this clinging and crying normal?
Parents may try many strategies for taming their child's fears. What's the best way to erase childhood fears and help your child get back on track?