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36: Teaching Vocabulary to Young Children

11/4/2019
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Don't limit your use of words because you are speaking with young children. There is no word too hard for them to learn! Learn how to lift your child's vocabulary on this episode of the podcast.

Duration:00:16:35

35: Biting Basics

10/21/2019
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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.

Duration:00:15:49

34: Culture and a Child's Need to Belong

10/7/2019
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Belonging is an essential component of developing a healthy sense of self. Preschoolers all must feel they belong. Listen for a discussion about culture, children and belonging.

Duration:00:16:07

33: To Perform or Not to Perform: The Holiday Shows

9/23/2019
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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.

Duration:00:16:40

32: Breathe! and Other Techniques to Teach Upset Children

9/9/2019
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Children are not born knowing how to calm themselves. When children are upset, they need to know how to calm their bodies. Listen to learn techniques you can teach (and use yourself!)

Duration:00:16:00

31: Educational Errands - You Run Them All The Time

8/26/2019
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Errands seem so mundane but they are actually quiet educational. Discover what your children can learn if you take them with you (at least sometimes).

Duration:00:15:57

30: Preparing for Back to School

8/12/2019
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What should you say and do with your preschooler to prepare for going back to school? Listen to learn how to make this more exciting and less anxiety filled.

Duration:00:15:42

29: Schools and Families - We Are On The Same Side.

7/29/2019
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It is important that schools and families always seek to partner. The children depend on it. Listen for tips and important information about the impact of family/school relationships.

Duration:00:16:24

28: No Letter of the Week? Now what?

7/15/2019
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Teaching letters in isolation is becoming a thing of the past. Listen to learn how children learn letters and words in more meaningful ways.

Duration:00:15:31

LIVE - Special Podcast Anniversary Episode

7/1/2019
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Answering Listeners Questions

Duration:00:59:08

Live Episode Details - Where and When to Listen

6/20/2019
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Listen for the details about the timing of the July 1 live episode and where you can listen to us live.

Duration:00:01:59

27: Social Media and Young Children's Privacy

6/17/2019
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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.

Duration:00:14:43

26: When Children Feel Hurt

6/3/2019
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Help young children to accept their feelings and consider their reactions when someone has hurt them. Learn what to say that empowers children instead of making them feel wrong for having feelings.

Duration:00:15:12

25: Pt 2 What To Do In Circle Time Instead

5/20/2019
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Now that you've listened to what to take out of circle time during our last episode, find out what you should be doing instead.

Duration:00:15:58

24: Pt 1 The Mess That Is Circle Time

5/6/2019
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Wondering how to update your circle time activities? We know more now than we did in the past about how this time can be better spent. When you know better, you do better.

Duration:00:15:58

23: Mixed Messages About Strangers

4/22/2019
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We send very mixed messages to children about strangers. We tell them to stay away from strangers but then they see us talk to strangers all the time. How can you teach young children about strangers more clearly? Listen to find out.

Duration:00:15:44

22: What's Your Bias? We all have them.

4/8/2019
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We all have biases that we are not aware of and they can impact our interactions with children. Listen to this episode to learn about discovering your biases and how we can lessen their impact on children.

Duration:00:18:21

21: The Impact of Your Child's Coach, Dance Teacher, Scout Leader .....

3/25/2019
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Everyone who interacts with your child has an impact on their self-worth. What should you ask, look for and advocate for when enrolling your children in activities? Listen to find out!

Duration:00:13:33

20: Recharge, Families and Teachers! Making Me Time Happen

3/11/2019
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Taking time to recharge is important when you work with or are raising young children. Recharge, laugh and get some ideas from Cindy and Alison for taking me time.

Duration:00:15:29

19: Talking About Hard Topics with Children

2/25/2019
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Hard topics - death, serious illness, separation, divorce and more - challenge us when we have to talk to young children. Listen for information about how to approach the children when tough things happen.

Duration:00:14:00