Plants or pets are social-emotional skill builders. Listen to find out how Cindy's new pets and Alison's dog inspired an episode with important information about all children can learn from living things.
Everywhere we look, people are saying, "No thank you" to children who behave inappropriately. Is tacking the words "Thank you" onto the word "No" really a good way to deal with behaviors? Listen and find out.
Children should be acknowledged for their good behavior but how can we do that without teaching to expect prizes? How can we do it without shaming children who struggle? Listen for ideas that encourage good behavior.
High quality preschools in today's world use research based curricular methods that have been shown to teach using developmentally appropriate methods. Listen to learn about preschool curriculum that allows children to be children while they deeply learn.
Young children may bite for a variety of reasons. Adults struggle with how to teach children not to bite. Listen to this episode for a discussion about a topic that is one of the most widely reported frustrations of parents and teachers.
Do you know how much time is taken away from education and socialization to organize elaborate preschool holidays shows? A lot. Listen as you reconsider how your preschool should approach the holidays.
Do you know people who are "sharenting" (oversharing about their children on social media)? Children need privacy for healthy development. When is sharing okay and when is it too much? Listen to consider social media and children's need for privacy.