Products For Little Worriers

Do you have a little person in your life who worries?  We found some amazing products that may help!  Check out these neat items, all found on Amazon.  Easy breezy to get and great things to try with your little worrier.   The Irish Fairy Door Company Interactive Worry Plaque  $29.95  This cool wall mountedRead more

Fun Social Emotional Videos (Volume Two)

So many great videos on feelings!  This is the Sesame Street edition…  Read more

Peek A Boo! Play To Help With Separation Anxiety

  When infants are given clear and consistent messages about your departure and return, they will learn to trust in you and see the world around them as predictable.   Your baby can find a hidden toy under a blanket.  Congratulations, that means your baby has developed object permanence!   Infants begin to develop aRead more

A Social Story: Having a Babysitter

Social stories help prepare children for transitions and experiences.  You can modify this one, about a having a babysitter, to fit the needs of your child.  Have fun with it!  Draw illustrations together or google images of children playing with a babysitter if you want to add a visual.  These stories work well with mostRead more

Make A Plan for Separation Success!

Regardless of where you’re going, anytime you leave your young child, there is a chance of tears.  Separation anxiety is normal and expected from ages 6 months to 4 years (and sometimes beyond).  In babies, it is a result of the development of “object permanence” which means that the baby understands that something exists, evenRead more

Are YOU Ready for your Child’s First Day of Preschool?

You spent loads of time picking out the perfect school, paid hundreds of dollars in application and enrollment fees, and took countless tours.  Thankfully, your child was accepted and now the time is near; the first day of preschool.  Exciting, yes.  But most parents are not prepared for the emotions that the first day brings. Read more

Why Leaving Your Child Is a Good Thing.

If there is one phrase that strikes fear in the hearts of preschool teachers everywhere, it is this one: “This is the first time I’ve ever left him with someone else.” Oh boy. Leaving your young child with another known, trusted adult is good for him and it is good for you.  Whether it isRead more