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Child Development

Many simple, everyday routines are excellent opportunities for developing your child’s emergent literacy skills.

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Here are some tips to help you prepare your child for Kindergarten.

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Here are some suggestions for helping your child develop social and emotional skills at home.

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Resources from a number of educational organizations about how to talk to children after a tragedy, the psychological impact, and tips for dealing with what children learn from the media.

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 With a little observation and a few notes, you can start to better understand your child's behavior.  Here's how. 

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Enjoy discussing the questions your child asks. Encourage her to share her perspective and observations.  

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When families and teachers work together, kids win! Here are four things that kindergarten teachers want you know. 

 

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Sleep is critical to children’s everyday functioning, and as a parent you play a critical role in helping your child establish healthy sleep habits. 

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Rather than expecting an immediate change in your child's behavior, think about behavior as a developmental process that takes time to master. Let’s consider how positive guidance might look as children grow and learn over time.

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Why do young children bite?  Ideas and strategies for responding appropriately to this behavior.

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