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Quality Child Care–Chapter 3

In the first chapter on finding quality child care we shared some important questions parents should ask the program’s director.  This is best done by making a phone call and taking notes.  If the program sounds like what you are looking for be sure to ask if there is space available in your child’s potential room.  Read More[…]

Helping Children Resolve Conflicts

Conflicts are an inevitable part of life for all of us however for our children mastering positive ways to resolve disputes with others is a long process.  Children are influenced by many factors–their temperaments which come hard wired at birth, their experiences which vary depending on many factors, their cognitive development and of course their emotional Read More[…]


When my first grandchild was about four, the two of us were on our way to the mailbox when I turned to see her squatting down, looking intently at something. “What do you see?” I asked. “Bug” she answered, not looking up. Indeed it was. Not just one but an entire parade of ants. This Read More[…]