Some kids are natural leaders. (We all know that 3-year-old who organizes their playmates and is happy to take charge of whatever situation they are in.) Other children learn how to be a leader like they learn how to play a sport or an instrument. Regardless, here are some ways that parents can foster leadership qualities in their kids that will help them lead as they get older … and one or two things parents accidentally do that end up stifling leadership qualities in their kids.
Welcome to Sickness Season, where every child is contagious and every surface has a germ on it. It’s true that your child’s immunity will be under more-constant bombardment (so will yours), but don’t feel doomed to a winter filled with illness. Here are six ways to boost your child’s immunity during the particularly tricky flu and cold season.
Let’s be honest — raising siblings who are friends is a major goal for any parent. You’ve probably daydreamed about future family get-togethers where your adult children have become lifelong friends. You’ve already put so much time and effort into making sure they get along as friends, so why wouldn’t you want that to translate into happy, long-term friendships?
The Teacher of the Month award is designed to recognize an employee that exemplifies our core values, which are compassion, humility, integrity, loyalty and discipline. This month we are pleased to announce that our 2022 September National Teacher of the Month is Ms. Laurel of Little Sunshine’s Playhouse and Preschool of The Woodlands.
Children are scared of things. That isn’t a surprise. But what are normal things for kids to be anxious about? When should parents think about talking to a doctor about their kids fears, and when can they rest assured that what their child is going through is developmentally appropriate?
Life can swirl around preschoolers like a windstorm. Between playdates, preschool, and daycare, they may feel like the adults in their life don’t really see them. If you want to make your kid feel special, loved, and appreciated, try and incorporate these five special moments into their everyday lives.
Expressing your love for your kids isn’t as straightforward as it seems. Each person is different, and we all give and receive love in different ways. The next time you try to bond with your kiddos, try and “speak” their love language. You’ll be amazed at the results.
The Teacher of the Month award is designed to recognize an employee that exemplifies our core values, which are compassion, humility, integrity, loyalty and discipline. This month we are pleased to announce that our 2022 August National Teacher of the Month is Ms. Elysia of Little Sunshine’s Playhouse and Preschool of Colorado Springs.
Did your grandma always give you a dollar before you left her house? Were Friday nights always movie night? Whatever you did, it obviously had an effect. The ritual made you feel a part of your family and endeared you to them. As a parent, make sure to give your children the same experience by creating rituals with them.