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Concerned About Your Child’s Development? Don’t Wait

Most parents have a few moments of worry about their child’s developmental progression.  Is he talking enough?  Why isn’t he walking?  Why does she play alone at playdates?  Usually, it is totally normal.  Children learn and grow at different speeds and most everyone is on the same track by kindergarten.  Having been on both sidesRead more

Fun Social Emotional Videos (Volume Two)

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

Fun Social Emotional Videos (Volume One)

If you are like most parents, you have a certain “reliance” on YouTube.  Perhaps its when you are waiting on a prescription at the drugstore and your child is restlessly taking magazines off of the shelf.  Perhaps its when you are trying to get dinner on the table.  Perhaps its waiting on a flight atRead more

Etsy Products We Love.

One of our favorite places to look for social emotional products is Etsy.  Because so many mamas, dads and teachers have Etsy shops on the side, it is a fantastic way to see what ideas are working for others.  Check out what we found:   Blue Umbrella Designs is selling this awesome feelings chart.  ThisRead more

Helping Your Child Through Deployment

In 2015, there were over 150,000 US servicemen and women stationed overseas. While some were able to take families with them, most left behind husbands, wives, and children. With so many children dealing with the deployment of a parent, we thought it was important to recognize deployment as a real factor in the social emotionalRead more

Ask Fledglingkids!

Got a question about your child’s social emotional development?   Ask away – Its absolutely free!  We will try our best to come up with ideas and solution to help your child grow and learn. Email questions to [email protected]  We will do our best to answer your question quickly!  Read more

Angry, Angry, Angry! Five Ways to Help Your Child Through Anger

“I’m ANGRY, ANGRY, ANGRY”, my two year old niece exclaimed.  “I’m MAD, MAD, MAD!”  She was mad because she wanted to play in the milk she had spilled and her mom wouldn’t let her.  She was voicing her emotions, putting words to what she was feeling.  It is a great thing to teach your childRead more

Why Read Books About Feelings To Your Child?

Young children are navigating new social and emotional situations everyday.  From friendship skills to problem solving to self-control, there are many things to learn in order to be successful in later childhood.  Read more

The Non-Academic Part of the Report Card

In most lower school environments ( kindergarten and up), children get a periodic report card or progress report.  Obviously, this informs parents how their children are performing and if they are “on grade level” with academic subjects such as math, reading, and writing.  Read more