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The 5 Stages of Whining

The 5 Stages of Whining

Meredith Masony  10.13.2015
I house three children under the age of 10 and they all seem to suffer from CWS (Chronic Whining Syndrome). I recently read an article...
How Stronger Early Childhood Policies Could Help Kids

How Stronger Early Childhood Policies Could Help Kids

Jane Waldfogel  10.13.2015
If our country wants to give all children a shot at success and disrupt the intergenerational transmission of poverty, we need to provide...
Class DoJo App Is Already Past Its Expiration Date

Class DoJo App Is Already Past Its Expiration Date

Dr. Brigitte Vittrup  10.13.2015
The use of behavior charts, such as sticker and color charts, is widespread across American schools and preschools. As innovative as this...
Depth of a Salesman

Depth of a Salesman

Jerry Zezima  10.13.2015
Despite the lamentable fact that I couldn't sell skis in Vermont during the winter, or surfboards in Hawaii during the summer, or even...
Why This Preschool Just Wrote Goldman Sachs A Check

Why This Preschool Just Wrote Goldman Sachs A Check

Ben Walsh  10. 8.2015
Goldman Sachs is getting a $267,000 check from an unlikely source: a United Way of Salt Lake public preschool program. The payment...

Preschool Suspensions: Young Children Who Are Being Left Behind

Diane Levin   10. 7.2015
Young children have now begun the new school year, many for the first time. How many will not be allowed to finish the school year due...
Angela Hanscom: Stop Blaming Parents (Including Yourself) For Sensory Disorders

Angela Hanscom: Stop Blaming Parents (Including Yourself) For Sensory Disorders

Lee Lee  10. 7.2015
As a parent who has dealt with the uncertainty of undiagnosed delays, my heart goes out to all parents who do not know the source of their...
12 Shows for Preschoolers That Won't Drive You Crazy

12 Shows for Preschoolers That Won't Drive You Crazy

Common Sense Media  10. 6.2015
Caillou. Thomas. Elmo. Dora. TV is full of characters kids love but who drive parents up the wall. These shows have their positive qualities,...
6 Reasons Why I'm a Bad Mommy

6 Reasons Why I'm a Bad Mommy

Well Rounded NY  10. 6.2015
We moved to Brooklyn over a year and a half ago, and here's the thing I learned quickly about parenting in the city: There are eyes everywhere....
Gratitude in Our Brief Visit to the Pediatric ICU

Gratitude in Our Brief Visit to the Pediatric ICU

Louise Storm  10. 5.2015
The night air was crisp as we stood next to our minivan on the exit shoulder; I hoped it would cool our feverish and frightened toddler....
Dear Mama Headed Into Year Two Of Motherhood

Dear Mama Headed Into Year Two Of Motherhood

Annie Vovan  10. 2.2015
Remember that your child still needs you more than ever, and they need boundaries, guidance and love. Before we know it, they will be off...
12 Things You Can Do to Prepare Your Child for Preschool (That You Probably Haven't Thought Of)

12 Things You Can Do to Prepare Your Child for Preschool (That You Probably Haven't Thought Of)

Vicki Palmer  09.29.2015
Starting preschool is an adjustment for any child (and every parent). There are many small and simple things that you as a parent can do...
The Problem With 'Extended' Breastfeeding

The Problem With 'Extended' Breastfeeding

Mama Bean  09.25.2015
Two words that lie subtly at the root of so much virtual drama. Time and time again, I find myself at the centre of an all-out Internet...