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Does My Child Need Preschool?

Does My Child Need Preschool?

It used to be that Kindergarten was the great evening agent – it leveled the playing field as much as possible for children before they entered 1st grade. Those were in the days where kindergarten was half-days, at most, and it consisted of fairy tales, building blocks, and finger paints. Now these traditional kindergarten activities […]

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5 Ways to Build Fine Motor Skills

5 Ways to Build Fine Motor Skills

With Your Toddlers and Preschoolers There is something so simple in the pride a child feels when he can finally hold a pencil and write his own name – those combinations of letters scrawled on the page that represent his identity. But getting to the point where your child comfortably uses a pen or pencil […]

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How to Ease Anxiety in Special Needs Kids

How to Ease Anxiety in Special Needs Kids

Previously, I wrote an article about separation anxiety in preschool-aged children. This issue affects my son and me every day, perhaps more so than in the “neuro-typical” population. Here are some tips geared toward special needs children, but possibly beneficial for the general population as well, that may help ease anxiety: • The ‘We Are […]

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Separation Anxiety- What to do when it surfaces in the Preschool years?

Separation Anxiety- What to do when it surfaces in the Preschool years?

My three-year-old son is the happiest kid I have ever met… until we get to the preschool parking lot. I dread taking my son to preschool because he screams and cries as if the world is ending. He will cling to me, and on really bad days he’ll use whatever means he can to escape […]

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Choosing the Right Daycare: 5 Must-Ask Questions

Choosing the Right Daycare: 5 Must-Ask Questions

Your child's daycare is one decision you absolutely don't want to screw up. Ask these 5 questions and you won't!

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