1. Four Key Ways of Showing Respect to Your Young Child

    Parents spend a lot of energy making sure that their kids grow up to be respectful, courteous, generous, and thoughtful. These are important attributes to nurture in young children. But adults don’t always think about the ways in which children need to feel respected, and how important that is to their social and emotional development. These four important practices can help parents to develop a…Read More

  2. Five Ways for Your Family to Give Back This Holiday Season

    We try to encourage our children to be their kindest, most generous selves all year round, but during the holiday season, numerous opportunities arise for thankfulness and giving back. Allowing your child to participate with you as you contribute to the people in your community who need extra help, or to those who you appreciate for what they do each day, can teach a young child a great deal about…Read More

  3. How Young Children Learn to Help

    We want the young children we care for to grow into helpful kids, and kind and generous adults, and we know their parents do, too! As it turns out, helping behaviors can start at a very young age. Your daycare and preschool providers encourage these behaviors on a daily basis, and you can get your kids in the helping spirit at home, too! The journal Science published a study which suggests that …Read More