1. 5 Preschool Learning Activities For After-School Down Time

    If you’re a parent of a toddler, you’re probably all-too familiar with that energy crash that often follows when you pick your child up from their preschool or daycare center. Sometimes, it looks like a nap or a tantrum, and other times, it’s characterized by stir-crazy, rambunctious play that seems to have come out of nowhere. It’s natural to feel hopeless when this happens, which is why …Read More

  2. How to Build Home-to-School Connections

    An important part of helping your child feel more comfortable in school is building a solid home-to-school connection. Your child’s daycare provider or preschool teacher is likely working hard on building that connection by sending you information and updates, as well as talking with you about any issues that may be cropping up at school, but parents can take a proactive approach as well. Here a…Read More

  3. Helping Socially Anxious Children Make Friends at Daycare

    Many toddlers and preschoolers have a bit of trouble making friends at daycare. Even the most talkative, playful child at home can become a bit more reserved in a childcare setting. Children who are a bit socially anxious may avoid large groups of same age peers, may have trouble knowing how to converse with other kids, and may not always want to join in on the rambunctious fun their cohort is enj…Read More

  4. Three Things Parents of Kids with Food Allergies Wish Other Families Would Do

    Parents of children with food allergies experience a tremendous amount of stress over the types of situations and interactions that other parents simply shrug off. A birthday party, a shared snack, or even a visit to a new home, can all be sources of stress. Learn more about the perspective of parents of kids with allergies in order to be supportive and sensitive, and to help keep their kids safe.…Read More